Antiche Danze Spagnole; four pizmonim, baritone and organ - Fernando Belgrado - Firenze

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Antiche Danze Spagnole; four pizmonim, baritone and organ - Fernando Belgrado - Firenze

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Born in Firenze, 31/05/1913. Studies at the Collegio Rabbinico di Firenze and Collegio Rabbinico di Roma. Chazan in Firenze since the early 1930s, then assistant rabbi to rabbi Nathan Cassuto. Acting Chief Rabbi in Firenze since after the war, is formally Chief Rabbi from 1963 to 1978. Dies in Firenze, 11/04/1998.

see:
A. Zimmerman, Belgrado, David Fernando , Encyclopaedia Judaica 2, voi. 3, col. 289 (born 1918)

https://www.rabbini.it/fernando-david-shlomo-belgrado/

Piattelli, Angelo Mordekhai. “REPERTORIO BIOGRAFICO DEI RABBINI D'ITALIA DAL 1861 AL 2011.” La Rassegna Mensile Di Israel, vol. 76, no. 1/2, 2010, pp. 185–256. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41619019. Accessed 4 April 2021.

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Rabbi Fernando Belgrado recorded these four pizmonim from the Florence Simchat Torah repertoire as a single concert piece, for solo baritone and with organ accompaniment. The title hints at a perceived, yet debatable, antiquity of the melodies.

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Enrico Fink, Identity, Redesigned:_A New Minhag for a New Temple in "Affrancati dal Ghetto", P. Mancuso ed.

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EF, “Antiche Danze Spagnole; four pizmonim, baritone and organ - Fernando Belgrado - Firenze,” Thesaurus of Jewish-Italian Liturgical Music, accessed June 19, 2024, https://jewishitalianmusic.org/thesaurus/items/show/3042.