Books, articles

Klezmer : Music, History and Memory

Publication of the latest study on klezmer music, written by researcher, musician and dancer Walter Zev Feldman Read more

Oy oy oy gevalt ! Jews and punk

In 2016 was published the book "Oy oy oy Gevalt! Jews and Punk". This ethnographic study on the relations between Jews and punk, particularly in music, is now available for consultation in the (…) Read more

Four and Twenty Fiddlers, The Violin at the English Court 1540 - 1690

Winner of the 1995 Derek Allen prize awarded by The British Academy for musicology, Four and Twenty Fiddlers gives light for the first time on the history of the origin of the violin in (…) Read more

Les Cinq pièces pour orchestre OP. 16 d’Arnold Schoenberg

The EIJM just recieved this book by Aedem Musicae editions. An opportunity to discover this surprising musical piece. Read more

Le grand livre des musiques sacrées du monde

Book in French. The EIJM just received the latest book by Gérard Kurkdjian, dedicated to sacred music. In 18 chapters, he travels through the great musical traditions in Christianism, Judaism, (…) Read more

Thadé, une longue histoire d’amour...

Book in French. Biography of Thadé, Jewish violonist native of Poland. Read more

L’enfer aussi a son orchestre

Book in French. Comes with a CD. An unknown aspect of the history of the music created in the concentration camps. Read more

Présence juive en Alsace et Lorraine médiévales

Book in French. Dictionary of historical geography about Jewish presence in medieval regions of Alsace and Lorraine. Read more

"Le silence s’essouffle"; mort, deuil et mémoire chez les compositeurs ashkénazes

Book in French. Study about the subject of death, mourning and memory in the music of Jewish Ashkenazi composers in Europe between 1880 and 1980 Read more

Ignaz Moscheles and the Changing World of Musical Europe

The first full-length study devoted to Ignaz Moscheles (1794-1870), pianist, conductor and composer. Read more

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