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Variations ladino

This CD, performed by the virtuoso guitarist Liat Cohen, takes us on a musical journey composed of traditional Ladino melodies revisited by contemporary artists and composers …

Baroque Jewish music – Venice, Mantua, Amsterdam (1623 – 1774)

April 14, 2010, 8pm at the German Evangelical Church. Concert of Baroque Jewish music given on April 14, 2010 in tribute to musicologist Israel Adler (1925-2009). Works by Salomone Rossi, Abraham Caceres, Guiseppe Lidarti ("Ester" Oratorio) …

Fernand Halphen – Melodies, pieces for piano and chamber music

Pupil of Gabriel Fauré and Jules Massenet, laureate of the Second Grand Prize of Rome in 1896, Fernand Halphen (1872-1917) is the author of numerous melodies, pieces for piano and chamber music. This album received the Orphée d'or 2007 from the Académie du Disque Lyrique. …

The Judeo-Portuguese musical traditions in France

The history of the "Marranos" communities of south-west France has been the subject of various studies, but their musical traditions have never been studied exhaustively …

MUSIQUES LITURGIQUES JUIVES, PARCOURS ET ESCALES

This book-disc retraces the history of Jewish music through time and space, with a particular focus on the ancient Marrano communities of south-west France, the extraordinary musical heritage of the Jews of Djerba and the astonishing liturgy of Ethiopian Jews …

Alberto Hemsi – Coplas sefardies

The Coplas Serfardies are a collection of Judeo-Spanish songs for voice and piano, written by Alberto Hemsi and based on 230 poems and melodies collected in the Sephardi communities of the ancient Ottoman Empire between 1923 and 1937 …

Shalom Berlinski – The voice of fervor

A rare and beautiful anthology of the French Ashkenazi liturgy sung by Shalom Berlinski, cantor at the Synagogue de la Victoire (Paris) from 1948 to 1979, with Jean Bonfils (organ/piano), the Colonne Orchestra and a mixed choir of 32 singers …

Judeo-French music from the 18th and 19th century

This CD, performed by the cantor Adolphe Attia, accompanied by Mag Tayar (harpsichord, piano) and a choir directed by Michel Podolak, offers us an overview of the liturgical traditions of the Comtadins, the Portuguese and the Ashkenazim in France in the 18th and 19th centuries …

Music from the synagogue of Bordeaux – Portuguese Rite

Recording of the concert of October 14, 2002 at the Great Synagogue of Bordeaux, to celebrate the 120th anniversary of its construction, with the main tunes of the Portuguese liturgy, performed by Adolphe Attia, Malkiel Benamara, Léon Cohen and Didier Kassabi, accompanied by Mag Tayar, organist of the Great Synagogue of Marseille …

Kol Nidré concert and lecture (Paris)

November 18 and 22, 2009 at ULIF-Copernic, concerts and conference organized by CFMJ (now IEMJ) and the 4 liberal communities of Paris (ULIF, MJLF, CJL, KG) …

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