Chanting the Hebrew Bible, Second, Expanded Edition: The Art of Cantillation by Dr. Joshua R. Jacobson

Chanting the Hebrew Bible, Second, Expanded Edition: The Art of Cantillation by Dr. Joshua R. Jacobson

In this encyclopedic text, completely revised and updated in this second edition, Joshua R. Jacobson presents the history of the ancient Jewish tradition of chanting the Bible and a comprehensive explanation of cantillation practice with its grammatical rules and regional variations. His unique step-by-step system of analysis shows how chanting dramatizes and interprets the meaning of the biblical text. Jacobson also provides complete notation for performing all six musical systems,…