A Treasury of Sacred Melodies. An Exhibition of Rare Vocal Scores and Manuscripts from the Eduard Birnbaum Collection of the Klau Library Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

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Mark Kligman.


HUC-JIR Klau Library, Cincinnati.


New York City, USA, 1998. Booklet, 12 pp., illustrations: 15 b&w, 22.9 × 18 cm. English.


HUC-JIR Museum, New York (22 November 1998–12 February 1999)


Eduard Birnbaum and his vast collection of materials related to Jewish liturgical music. With brief texts on the birth of European Jewish music, the beginning of Jewish music in the Enlightenment, secular influences on synagogue music, synagogue music in Munich, Paris, Königsberg, Eastern Europe and Italy, and the legacy of European Jewish music. No itemized listing.

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EuropeHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 17th–19th CPostcards

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