Publications

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)

Is it possible to write Jewish music without using one traditional theme? This is the bet taken, and won, by Serge Kaufmann, who gives us with this CD a work colored with strong 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. …

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 …

Liturgical Jewish Music, Historical route and geographical stops

This book-disc by Hervé Roten takes us on a journey of discovery of Jewish music. A fascinating journey through space and time …

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 …

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