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Cantors Assembly

The Cantors Assembly provides full text of Journal of Synagogue Music Archive and audio recordings or Torah reading. Essays address Jewish law related to music.

Keywords: Audio recordings, Cantor, Bible

 

Chazzanut Online

This resource offers biographies of musicians and links to online music resources, including sheet music archives.

Keywords: Audio recordings, Liturgy

 

Jewish Music Research Center 

The Jewish Music Research Centre (JMRC) is an academic institution dedicated to the documentation, research, and publication of scholarly materials about music conceived, performed, and consumed within Jewish social frameworks in the past and present.

Keywords: Composer biographies, Sheet music 

 

Jewish Music Web Center

The purpose of the Jewish Music WebCenter is to support and encourage scholarship and general enjoyment of Jewish music. This website provides an informational platform for activities by individuals and groups as well as academic and archival resources.

Keywords: Education, Audio recordings

 

Judaic Collection Recorded Sound Archives of FAU

The Recorded Sound Archives (RSA) is a robust digitization operation for all types of over 100,000 recordings of various types, all of which have been donated to the Wimberly Library by individuals and organizations committed to the preservation of sound recordings as cultural and historic artifacts.

Keywords: Audio recordings

 

Milken Archive

Founded in 1990, this archive has 600 works, oral histories, 50,000 photographs, historical documents, recordings of live footage, program notes and other resources to document the history of Jewish music in America. 

Keywords: Audio recordings, Photographs, History

 

VirtualCantor

“The purpose of this site is to promote the proliferation of Nusach and to make a Nusach readily accessible to those who have a desire to learn and a desire to deepen their Judaism. This site is a volunteer work in progress.” Includes music for various liturgical, holiday and lifecycle events. 

Keywords: Cantor, Liturgy, Audio recordings

 

YIVO Music Archive

This is the YIVO archive of recorded Yiddish Music houses 10,000 pieces of Yiddish/Jewish music, ranging from klezmer to wedding music and liturgical music and other resources related to the history of Yiddish music and musicians. 

Keywords: Yiddish, Audio recordings

 

YIVO Sound Archive

This is the YIVO archive of recorded Yiddish sounds, includes 15,000 recordings ranging from secular and liturgical music, Holocaust songs and poetry, klezmer music, and other resources to Yiddish music and personages. 

Keywords: Yiddish, Audio recordings

 

YIVO Ruth Rubin Archive 

The Ruth Rubin Legacy highlights the renowned vocalist and scholar's collection of over 2,000 Yiddish songs performed by some of the most extraordinary traditional singers of the 20th century, including Rubin herself.

Keywords: Yiddish, Audio recordings

 

Yiddish Song of the Week

This website features a Yiddish song of the week  with translations and transliterations of lyrics, by folklorist Itsik Gottesman.

Keywords: Yiddish, Audio recordings