Between Sacred and Profane – Jewish Musical Cultures in Early Modern Europe
Throughout the four decades of its existence, the Centre has enabled many dozens of Visiting Fellows from around the world to pursue research in all areas of Jewish history, literature, language, and thought. In recent years, applications have been welcomed from those working within the scope of specific research projects.
IN ADVANCED JEWISH STUDIES
Between Sacred and Profane –
Jewish Musical Cultures in Early Modern Europe
This Seminar will focus on Ashkenazic, Italian-Jewish and Western Sephardic musical expressions in Europe during the early modern period (excluding European Jewish communities under Ottoman rule). Special emphasis will be given to the connection of liturgical, semi-liturgical and secular spheres within both composition and performance practice—hence the title “Between Sacred and Profane”. A group of up to eight Visiting Fellows in each … read more