Jewish Music Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish music?

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 10
Which Jews were the first to incorporate organs and other instruments into their liturgical practice?
Question 2 of 10
Whose job was it to sing and play musical instruments as part of the Temple service?
Question 3 of 10
Which song, written by Naomi Shemer, is most often associated with the Six-Day War?
Question 4 of 10
Bob Dylan's 1983 album, Infidels, contains an implicitly pro-Zionist song called:
Question 5 of 10
Which of these is an example of song in the Bible?
Question 6 of 10
Salamone Rossi's great claim to Jewish musical fame came with his publication in 1623 of what work?
Question 7 of 10
Before the 19th century, what was a key difference between Sephardic and Ashkenazic musical traditions?
Question 8 of 10
Who created the written notation for cantillation notes?
Question 9 of 10
Hava Nagila began as:
Question 10 of 10
What is the Hebrew name for the melodies to which traditional prayers are chanted?

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