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Title Maqām and liturgy : ritual, music, and aesthetics of Syrian Jews in Brooklyn / Mark L. Kligman.
Imprint Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c2009.

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 Main Stacks  ML3195 .K55 2009    AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 267 p. : ill., map, music ; 26 cm.+ 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Series Raphael Patai series in Jewish folklore and anthropology.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-249) and index.
Subject Jews, Syrian -- New York (State) -- New York -- Music -- History and criticism.
Jews, Syrian -- New York (State) -- New York -- Identity.
Maqām -- New York (State) -- New York.
Arabs -- Syria -- Music -- History and criticism.
Sabbath -- Liturgy.
Shaḥarit.
Contents Introduction: the spontaneity of prayer -- Cultures in contact through music -- History of the Syrian Jewish community in Brooklyn -- Syrian liturgy and prayer books -- Syrian musical life: the Maqām system as practiced in Brooklyn -- Sabbath morning service -- Birkhot ha-Shaḥar and zemirot -- Shaḥarit -- Torah service and Musaf -- Overall design of the Syrian Sabbath morning service -- The Maqāmāt and the weekly biblical reading -- Aesthetics, performance practice, and maintenance of Syrian liturgy -- Conclusion: Judeo-Arab synthesis in the Syrian Sabbath liturgy.
CD contents. Birkhot ha-shaḥar seyga formula (David Tawil) -- ha-Shem Melekh (David Shiro) -- Zemirot seyga formula (David Tawil) -- Barukh she-amar ; Halleluyah, hellelu kel be-kadsho (Moses Tawil) -- Mahalalakh (Isaac Cabasso, Hyman Kaire, Meyer Kairey) -- Mahalalakh ; Nishmat kol ḥai (Gabriel Shrem) -- Nishmat kol ḥai (Isaac Cabasso) -- Nishmat kol ḥai (Ephraim Avidani) -- Ḥawwid min hina (Zaki Murrad) -- Boʼi be-rinah ; Shavʼat aniyyim (Isaac Cabasso) -- Semeḥim be-tseitam (Yehezkel Zion, Ephraim Avidani) -- Magen yishʼi ; Shavʼat aniyyim (Moshe Dweck) -- Il-ḥabib (Zakrīyā Aḥmad) -- Kel ḥabib ; Kaddish ; Ashrei ha-am (Moses Tawil) -- Mizmor le-David (Yimlokh ha-Shem le-Olam) -- Keter ; Hu eloheinu to melody Yershalayim shel zahav (Yehezkel Zion, Ephraim Avidani).