By Jeremy Montagu
This is the 1st paintings of its style to element the total diversity of old, musical, antiquarian, and non secular matters surrounding the traditional software with all proper citations from the Bible, the Talmud, and key post-Talmudic resources. Jeremy Montagu conscientiously examines horn kinds, sound features, liturgical makes use of, and group capabilities to demonstrate how the shofar has mirrored neighborhood customized, nearby wishes, and spiritual perform. Chapters offer difficult-to-find details on how shofars are made; recommendation on how one can select, arrange, and hold shofars; and directions for aspiring blowers on numerous traditions.
With greater than sixty images from the author’s own assortment, this is often a great paintings for Jews and Christians, spiritual students and musicologists, or even working towards musicians looking to comprehend the an important position of this tool within the lifetime of a people.
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