Traditional musical motifs, called nusah, give each service of Jewish prayer a distinct sound.
A celebrated American composer, conductor, teacher, and pianist who infused his work with his Jewish heritage
Today the Bible is chanted in synagogues with an intricate musical system, but the practice began with one man projecting in a marketplace.
Changes are taking place in the leadership, participation, melodies, and instruments that are found in the synagogue.
Though not necessarily written for worship, neo-Hasidic melodies quickly found their way into the synagogue.
A Renaissance composer who applied the conventions of choral music to Jewish liturgy
With klezmer's popularity on the rise, artists have taken it in new--and sometimes "controversial"--directions.
Klezmer music found new life in America in the late 20th century.