Musical Heritage of Jews from France Collection

Jews and Trouvères

This record brings back to life, for the greatest joy of our ears and hearts, a world that disappeared after the final expulsion of the Jews from France in 1394 …

The psalms of the Jews from Constantine

The Great Rabbi René Guedj, André Taïeb, Yohan Bismuth and Ylane Zerbib present a selection of psalms interpreted in the purest tradition of Constantine (Algeria) …

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

This CD, edited in homage to Israel Adler, includes 13 compositions by Salamone Rossi, Abraham Caceres and Cristiano Giuseppe Lidarti, that witness the beauty of Jewish musical practice in Italy and Amsterdam, from the Baroque period to the beginning of the galant style …

Kol Nidré – 8 visions

Apart from the traditional Ashkenazi version of Kol Nidre played by Armand Benhamou and the Copernic Choral Ensemble, this CD offers seven other musical versions of the famous Yom Kippur prayer …

Serge Kaufmann – Ima ou la mère dépossédée (IMA OR THE DISPOSSESSED MOTHER)

Can we compose Jewish music without using one traditional theme? This is the bet taken, and won, by Serge Kaufmann, that gives us with this CD a work with deep Jewish accents …

Jacques Grober – Yiddish songs from yesterday and today

Jacques Grober, one of the few French authors, composers and performers to have renewed the repertoire of Yiddish song over the last thirty years, writes songs about our lives …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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