schoolEthnomusicology: Musics in Israel

Israeli society, highly multicultural, consists of groups with different religious and cultural traditions. This multiculturalism is reflected in various musics of multiple styles and genres. The course “Musics in Israel” presents different musical cultures in Israel as part and consequence of historical and cultural processes.
The course will present the following topics:
1) Study of Jewish music as a cultural phenomenon. Examples of Ashkenazi and Sephardic music.
2) Music and national identity: Hebrew Israeli Folksongs
3) Global influences: Israeli Pop and Rock music
4) Music and social processes: Mediterranean music ("Muzika Mizrahit")
5) Music of the Arab minority in Israel.
The course is offered for 3 credits.


Applications end 15th March 2017
Start of study: 11th September 2017
End of study: 15th September 2017
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Type summer school
Study duration less than 0.5 year
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 30
Univerzita Karlova v Praze