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Case Study No. 3 | Sound Objects

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 11:00a to 4:00p

Many of the objects used in the course of synagogue rituals generate sound.

Some of these objects are musical instruments, such as the shofar, the horn blown in the synagogue during the month of Elul (preceding the New Year), and on Rosh Ha-shanah and Yom Kippur, or the noisemakers used during the reading of the Book of Esther on Purim. During the process of Jewish Emancipation in 19th-century Europe, many synagogues accommodated musical instruments dedicated to accompanying the ritual, including
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The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
2121 Allston Way
The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
(510) 642-3781
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