Jewish Music Quiz

Jewish music today extends well beyond the synagogue, to the concert halls of Israel, the Klezmer revival, and the reggae of Matisyahu. How much do you know about Jewish music?

    Question 1 of 7:

    Before the 19th century, what was a key difference between Sephardic and Ashkenazic musical traditions?

     Only Sephardic Jews maintained a secular musical tradition based in large part on the music of their non-Jewish neighbors
     Only Ashkenazic Jews incorporated music in prayer
     Sephardic Jews allowed women to sing, Ashkenazic Jews did not
     Ashkenazic Jews sang in much higher keys than Sephardic Jews