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  Music in Israel
Music, which is the most abstract form of art, has the greatest power of penetrating one's heart and soul.
Music and song are mentioned many times in the Bible; Divine inspiration was transmitted through music; The Levites played the trumpets, David the lyre; The Prophets who came towards Saul played the lute, timbrel, pipe and lyre.
Israel is the home of many of the world's leading classical musicians and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra is world-famous.
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 MyJewishLearning.com - Culture: Israeli Music--Topical Overview
The early history of music in Israel was determined by two major forces: the Zionist movement, whose participants encouraged the creation and dissemination of Israeli "folk" music; and the political struggle against Fascism, which led many European-born musicians to flee to the Holy Land.
The formation of the orchestra was a distinctly political move: Huberman stated that his goal was to produce a “materialization of the Zionist culture in the fatherland.” After the creation of the State of Israel, the orchestra changed its name to the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
Some Israelis think that Israel should attempt to be a country like every other, with no distinct religious or cultural identity; while other Israelis think that there is something unique about Israel as the Jewish homeland and that it should not necessarily strive to be like other Western countries.
www.myjewishlearning.com /culture/Music/IsraeliMusicTO.htm   (757 words)

 Music of Israel (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Modern Israeli music is heavily influenced by its constituents, which include Palestinians (see Palestinian music) and Jewish immigrants (see Jewish music) from more than 120 countries around the world have brought their own musical traditions, making Israel a global melting pot.
Israel is well known for its famous classical orchestras and the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra under the management of Zubin Mehta has a worldwide reputation.
As the Holy land, Israel is full with ancient churches, and holy Music of various sorts, including ligathorica and Gregorian chanting, either remain popular or have been revived.
music-of-israel.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (1041 words)

 Music in Ancient Israel
The coronation of kings was announced by the blaring of trumpets (2 Sam 15:10; 1 Kgs 1:39), and in Solomon’s case a procession marching to the tune of pipes (1 Kgs 1:40).
Among these voices of dissent was that of Amos, who chastised the wealthy who "stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat lambs from the flock..., who sing idle songs to the sound of the harp...." (6:4-5).
The military also made use of music, but this was principally to rally their forces (Judg 3:27; 6:34), to guide disparate groups of men on the battlefield, or to signal troops to advance (Num 10:9) or retreat.
www.wcg.org /lit/bible/poet/music.htm   (1343 words)

 Israel Vibration MP3 Downloads - Israel Vibration Music Downloads - Israel Vibration Music Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
They spent the next six years singing for their suppers and by 1975, Israel Vibration was a vocal force to be reckoned with.
Israel Vibration went into Treasure Isle studio with producer U- Booth and recorded the single "Why Worry" and a new version of "Bad Intention" for its flip.
Israel Vibrations\'s career shows no signs of slowing, and the group has firmly carved a secure niche out of what once seemed an impenetrable surface.
www.mp3.com /israel-vibration/artists/2410/summary.html   (1350 words)

 Keneseth Israel Music
Sacred music is at the core of worship.
We are committed to presenting world-class talent in musical performances that enhance the appreciation of music of all kinds, and that bring the joy of music to our constituency.
We are committed to serving our constituency by bringing these musical experiences to this accommodating and sacred venue, sharing the convenience of our location and our facilities with those who might be unable or unlikely to enjoy these musical events, were they not offered here.
www.kenesethisrael.org /music.htm   (610 words)

 Israel Houghton - Music
The internationally acclaimed praise and worship music of Israel and New Breed touches the hearts of millions of Gospel and Christian music enthusiasts around the globe.
Israel and New Breed recorded the two-disc ALIVE in South Africa during a pair of incredible worship events in Cape Town, the gateway city to one of the world's most culturally rich continents.
Israel left from that first visit knowing that he wanted to return some day to record a live album "South African crowds are very expressive and fun to interact with," he continues.
www.christianitytoday.com /music/artists/israelhoughton.html   (1293 words)

Morad, multi instrumentalist, composer and singer, was born in 1985 in the Galilee, Northern Israel.
His musical roots are in Arabic and Oriental music.
Henree is one of Israel's most successful and prolific writers and producers.
emimusicpub.com /worldwide/around_the_world/israel_home.html   (84 words)

 Dan Israel Music
Israel also recently opened for such venerable singer-songwriters as Todd Snider, Iris Dement, Ike Reilly, Mary Lou Lord, Amy Rigby, and Steve Poltz, showcased at the prestigious South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, TX, and received rave reviews in national publications like No Depression and widespread U.S. airplay on XM satellite radio.
Israel unabashedly wears some of his influences (Beatles, Jayhawks, Stones, Westerberg, Dylan, Big Star, Byrds, Petty, Costello, World Party, R.E.M., etc.) on his sleeve, all the while carrying the mark of a true original who follows his own path, to hell with what "all the phonies" think.
Dan Israel is based in Minneapois, Minnesota and has played showcases at South by Southwest (Austin), North by Northeast (Toronto), North by Northwest (Portland), and the Midwest Regional Music Conference (St. Louis).
www.danisraelmusic.com   (885 words)

 Music of Israel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Termed in Hebrew שירי ארץ ישראל ("songs of the land of Israel"), folk songs are meant mainly to be sung in public by the audience or in social events.
As the Holy land, Israel is full with ancient churches, and holy music of various sorts, including liturgical music and Gregorian chanting, either remain popular or have been revived.
Until the 1980s, this music was an underground music and not accepted as legitimate culture by the dominant European-oriented cultural elite.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Music_of_Israel   (1833 words)

 Dr. Israel, MP3 Music Download at eMusic
Israel has toured Europe several times and appeared on a number of compilations, including both volumes of Crooklyn Dub Consortium.
He has also released the solo records 7 Tales of Israel (1996) and Next Step (1997), the latter a coll...
He has also released the solo records 7 Tales of Israel (1996) and Next Step (1997), the latter a collaboration with Brooklyn Jungle Soundsystem; Product Three followed in early 2000; Black Rose Liberation appeared in spring 2001.
www.emusic.com /artist/10556/10556338.html   (170 words)

 Brian Israel Prize - Society for New Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Society for New Music and the New York Federation of Music Clubs sponsor the annual Brian M. Israel Competition open to composers living in New York State who are 30 years of age or younger as of May 1, whose music has not previously been performed by the Society.
The Israel Prize is named after the late composer/pianist Brian Israel who was a moving force in the Society for New Music before his untimely death at age 35.
Brian Israel, 1951-1986, a pianist, composer, and conductor who performed with the Society for New Music for many years, received his MFA and DMA degrees from Cornell University.
www.societyfornewmusic.org /israel.cfm   (453 words)

 Amazon.ca: Facing Future: Music: Israel Kamakawiwo'ole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
To gauge the magnitude of Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's popularity in his native Hawaii, consider this: following his death in 1997 (at age 38, attributed to his profound obesity), Kamakawiwo'ole's body lay in state in the state capitol, only the second person to receive such an honor.
His work, not just in Hawaiian music, but also in keeping the Hawaiian heritage and culture alive, gives inspiration to all, and this collection of songs gives a great window into a truly legendary performer.
Some of his music is so touching and haunting that it does want to make me cry....and I am not someone who cries easily.
www.amazon.ca /Facing-Future-Israel-Kamakawiwoole/dp/B00000JFG3   (982 words)

 Arutz Sheva - Israel National News
A vehemently anti-Israel and anti-America music video called "Hey Arabs Leaders" is the latest smash hit in Egypt and the Arab world.
The singer, Shaaban Abdul Rahim, was interviewed in the official PA daily Al Hayaat Al Jadida this week, and said that his feelings of hatred of Israel and the US were representative of the sentiments of the Arab world in general.
The use of music and song to promote hatred among children is very common on Palestinian Authority TV.
www.israelnationalnews.com /news.php3?id=62013   (410 words)

 Shema Yisrael Music Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Music soothes, music heals, music makes you cry, makes you yearn.
Music makes you joyful, invigorates and penetrates the depths of the soul.
We are currently featuring some music reviews by Yehudah Poch, journalist in Israel.
www.shemayisrael.co.il /music   (51 words)

 Israel's Judaica - Jewish Music
Eyal Golan, is one of Israel's most popular singers and this is one of his most popular albums.
Shlomo Artzi has played for thousands in Israel and around the world.
Broza, who has played the world over, plays his classic songs on a mountain that has much cultural and historical significance to the Jewish nation.
www.israelsjudaica.com /aStatic/music_israeli.asp   (96 words)

 Culture of Israel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Israel Museum in Jerusalem houses the Dead Sea Scrolls along with an extensive collection of Jewish religious and folk art.
Israel is also home to several world-class classical music ensembles such as the Israel Philharmonic, the New Israeli Opera and others.
Modern dance in Israel is a flourishing field, and several Israeli choreographers such as Ohad Naharin are considered to be among the most versatile and original international creators working today.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Culture_of_Israel   (790 words)

 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - AOL Music
Israel Ka?ano?i Kamakawiwo?ole was born on the island of O?ahu at Kuakini Hospital...
Hawaiian language lyrics and translations of Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's: Iz: The Man and His Music, In Concert.
Download, listen and watch Israel Kamakawiwo'ole music, mp3's, song lyrics, music videos, Internet radio, live performances, concerts, and more on AOL Music.
music.aol.com /artist/israel-kamakawiwoole/142999/main   (118 words)

 Messianic, Worship, jewish & folk music from Israel
Enjoy some of the Israeli Messianic community's favorite songs, interspersed with beautiful scenes from the land of Israel, and interviews with local worship leaders.
This video is the first of its kind produced totally in Israel.
These refreshing settings by some of Israel's best composers, and sung by well-known Israeli artists.
www.musicfromisrael.com   (298 words)

 The Music Of Israel | Go-Israel.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Israel has many concert halls and fine art centers where you can hear beautiful and relaxing music.
That is not the Music of Israel however.
To hear the real music of Israel you only need to be driving on the street or strolling on the sidewalk of any city, town or village in Israel.
www.go-israel.com.cob-web.org:8888 /horns   (345 words)

 Israel, jew, jewish, Christian, messianic, music, psalms, folk, worship ,hebrew, Klezmer, Chassidic, Sabbath, CD, ...
Music from israel The world most comprehensive catalogue of Messianic, worship, Folk & jewish music recorded in Israel The home of friends of Israel, Special Offers and more
Messianic Praise and Worship from Israel - The Soundtrack
Messianic Praise and worship from Israel - the Soundtrack - on Tape
www.musicfromisrael.com /thestore   (670 words)

 World Music Central - The Rough Guide to the Music of Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
San Francisco (California), USA - The Rough Guide collection has released The Rough Guide to the Music of Israel this month in North America.
Israeli music reflects the diversity of its people and combines European influences, including Sephardic, Russian and Yiddish folk songs, with Arabic and Palestinian folk music and the energetic rhythms of Yemen and North Africa.
Featuring many of the nation’s musical giants such as Ofra Haza and Chava Alberstein, The Rough Guide To The Music Of Israel presents a snapshot of a fascinating and continually evolving musical culture.
www.worldmusiccentral.org /article.php/20060218065637933   (231 words)

 israelVisit - SHOPPING ISRAEL - Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
n this israelVisit Music site we are giving you the opportunity to listen to, via Real Audio, and to purchase, music, song and sounds of created by contemporary Israeli musicians and singers.
New musician, musical artists and music players will be added on an on-going basis.
We hope that you enjoy listening to the music from Israel in this presentation.
israelvisit.co.il /1stClassMusic   (73 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - Music: Rough Guide to the Music of Israel, CD
Listening to the collection, you have to wonder if Israel's music scene is as moribund as it's portrayed.
Many of the best cuts, such as those by the Israeli Andalusian Orchestra or Yair Dalal, owe a huge debt to Arab music, showing how broad Semitic culture is, but not giving a real clue to Israel's own identity.
Granted, Israel is a very young country, but its heritage is ancient.
music.barnesandnoble.com /search/product.asp?userid=k78FD13DiF&EAN=605633116823&ITM=7   (244 words)

 Jewish Music from Israel
of the Jews in the Land of Israel and in its subsequent fifty-plus years
relationship between the People of Israel and their God.
Music From Israel On-Line Shop for Jewish Music
www.musicfromisrael.com /jewish.html   (188 words)

 HaReshima: Jewish & Israel Music
Amsterdams Synagogaal Koor is an all-male Jewish religious choir specializing in lithurgical music.
All male Jewish religious choir that brings Jewish lithurgical music of European origin.
The course of study at the H. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music trains hazzanim to become religious role-models and teachers of Judaism through music.
www.hareshima.com /culture/music.asp   (251 words)

 DailyJews - Music from Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A group of self-managed Israeli musicians have created a website to showcase their work as well as of other local peers.
Currently the site, World Music Israel offers five artists with selections of their music.
The site offers a great introduction to some of the very diverse sounds that you can hear in Israel and allows the musicians to connect with music fans around the world.
www.dailyjews.com /articles/283_music_from_israel.htm   (157 words)

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