Month-long Jewish Music Festival Starts Throughout Country

The 10th annual Jewish Music Festival will start this week-end throughout the country with concerts in Jewish Community Centers; synagogues, Jewish schools and other institutions.

The Festival, which will last a full month, will be marked by special radio and television programs, exhibits, forums, Sabbath service music programs, contests and lectures. Salutes will also be presented by a number of national symphonies, colleges and civic orchestras.

Indicative of non-Jewish interest in the Festival are the programs planned by the New York Pro Musica Antiqua Society, which will feature the works of the 17th century court musician, the Venetian, Salomone Rossi, and the concert to be presented by the New York College of Music Faculty, which will include music of Jacob Weinberg. The Cincinnati Symphony orchestra is presenting the cantata, “Let There Be Light” by Baruch J. Cohon at a program in which the Jewish Music Festival Chorus will participate.

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