At the start of the Shelichay Tzibbur (cantorial) course, the main lecturer prof. Eli Schleifer from Jerusalem gave a lecture about the special character of Jewish music in general and that of chazzanut in particular: nusach and shtaygers.

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The sheet music belonging to the lecture

The extensive collection of recorded lectures and workshops on Jewish music and the accompanying documents.
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Prof. Eli Schleifer's lecture about "The History of the Dutch Jewish Synagogue Music", given during the Union Oneg in LJG The Hague on 6 June 2009.   Part 1. - Part 2.