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
Who created the written notation for cantillation notes?
Question 2 of 10
What are the names of the hip-hop artist Subliminal's first two albums?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following songwriters is not Jewish?
Question 4 of 10
Before the 19th century, what was a key difference between Sephardic and Ashkenazic musical traditions?
Question 5 of 10
Henry Sapoznik's klezmer band, Kapelye, appeared in which Hollywood version of a famous novel?
Question 6 of 10
Chava Alberstein sings in which three languages?
Question 7 of 10
What are nigunim?
Question 8 of 10
When Wagner claimed in his essay "Judaism in Music" that Jews could never be "true" creators because they are parasitic, Arnold Schoenberg created what musical response?
Question 9 of 10
Which Jews were the first to incorporate organs and other instruments into their liturgical practice?
Question 10 of 10
What factor has contributed to the development of a rich tradition of classical music in Israel?

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