Tel-Aviv; Mekhon Tel-Aviv Le-Musikah Datit Yehudit, 1965. Item #33187
Original Cloth. 8vo. 319,  pages. 25 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. Added English title page: Zeharim in memory of Leib Glantz. With 15 pages of plates of photographs of Glantz throughout his life. Leib Glantz (1898 - 1964) was a Russian-born lyrical tenor cantor (chazzan) , Composer, Musicologist of Jewish music, Writer, Educator and Zionist leader. “In 1959 Glantz founded the Tel Aviv Institute for Jewish Liturgical Music, and an academic level conservatory for training cantors -- the Cantors Academy (Ha’Akademia Le’Chazanut. ) With Glantz at the helm, many important scholars and musicians proudly joined the academic faculty. Following Glantz’s sudden passing on January 27, 1964, while in concert in Tel Aviv, the Tel Aviv Institute for Jewish Liturgical Music was transformed into the publishing organ of Leib Glantz’s musical compositions, as well as his research and literary work. This body has published seven books of Glantz’s musical compositions and the Hebrew book Zeharim – In Memory of Leib Glantz. ” (Leib Glantz Biography, FAU Libraries) . Subjects: Synagogue music - History and criticism. Cantors (Judaism) . Glanz, Leib, 1898-1964. Jacket worn, tattered at edges, previous owners signature on endpage, otherwise clean and fresh. Good + condition. (MUSIC-2-3).