From Chantre to Djak: Cantorial Traditions in Canada

From Chantre to Djak Cantorial Traditions in Canada The performance of sacred song often involves the talents of cantors chanters precentors and criers also known as chantres djaky psalom shchniki hazanim protopsalti and muezzins The present vo

  • Title: From Chantre to Djak: Cantorial Traditions in Canada
  • Author: Robert B. Klymasz Robert Bogdan Klymasz Canadian Museum of Civilization Staff Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies Staff Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies
  • ISBN: 9780660178349
  • Page: 331
  • Format: Paperback
  • The performance of sacred song often involves the talents of cantors, chanters, precentors, and criers also known as chantres, djaky, psalom shchniki, hazanim, protopsalti, and muezzins The present volume explores this unique class of musicians from a variety of perspectives to offer the first survey of its kind Folklorists join with ethnomusicologists, cantors, and entThe performance of sacred song often involves the talents of cantors, chanters, precentors, and criers also known as chantres, djaky, psalom shchniki, hazanim, protopsalti, and muezzins The present volume explores this unique class of musicians from a variety of perspectives to offer the first survey of its kind Folklorists join with ethnomusicologists, cantors, and enthusiasts to illuminate the many facets of this rich, living tradition.

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