Music

Chinese Musical Instruments

Chinese Music <>Western Music

I am not a musician, I do not play an instrument, but I love music, classical, religious, folk, pop, and I love choral music as well. I find there is a difference in the melody...

20 Christmas Carols written before the 1900s.

Luke’s Nativity text has been the inspiration to four well-known canticles, although their exact origins remain unknown:  The Magnificat, in Luke 1:46–55, is spoken by Mary and is one of the eight most ancient Christian...

Hava Nagila – (“Let us rejoice”)

Hava Nagila (Hebrew: הבה נגילה‎, Havah Nagilah, “Let us rejoice”) is a Jewish folk song traditionally sung at Jewish celebrations . The melody is based on a Hassidic Nigun.[1] It was composed in 1918, to...

Jewish and Latin American Music

The Jewish musical traditions of the Hebrew psalms of David became part of the Western Christian Gospel music known as Gregorian Chants. Therefore, it is most appropriate to explore it when we are learning about...