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Bidding Information
Lot #    14169
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 11:54:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Rina u-Tefillah
Title (Hebrew)    רינה ותפילה
Author    [Music - Only Ed.] Gershon Schaposchnik
City    Istanbul (Constantinople)
Publisher    Kaatchik ve Matbaacihk Anonim Sirketi
Publication Date    1934
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [3], 3-110 pp. plus title wrappers, port., 245:185 mm., light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in the original paper wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   Musical notes for synagogue recitation year round by Cantor Gershon Schaposchnik (1902-1972), the lead cantor of the Jewish Community in Istanbul between the two World Wars. He served the community for 40 years, it is said, that even the Christian priests would come to hear him chant Kol Nidre on Yom Kippur. A composer and author, he adapted works of Russian and European classical composers to prayers. Many of his tunes have become very popular and are song to this day.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
  
Subject
Music:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica