How much do you know about Jewish music? MJL
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Question 1. Salamone Rossi’s great claim to Jewish musical fame came with his publication in 1623 of what work?
Ha-Shirim Asher li-Shelomo
Shir Ha Shirim
Question 2. Who created the written notation for cantillation notes?
Aaron the Priest
Question 3. Bob Dylan’s 1983 album, Infidels, contains an implicitly pro-Zionist song called:
Highway Sixty One Revisited
I Dreamed I Saw St Augustine
Blowin’ in the Wind
Question 4. Klezmer music was inspired by which of these?
Life in the ghettos during the Holocaust
The lives of George Gershwin and Irving Berlin
Question 5. Which musician recorded Hava Nagila as “Holiday Mambo”?
Machito and his Afro-Cuban Orchestra
Question 6. What are the names of the hip-hop artist Subliminal’s first two albums?
“The Light and the Shadow” and “The Light From Zion”
“The Sun and the Moon” and “The Star of David”
“Day and Night” and “Follow the Light”
“The Numbers Song” and “Kobi Shimoni”
Question 7. What is the Hebrew name for the melodies to which traditional prayers are chanted?
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