Books, articles

Hip Hop in Urban Borderlands

Published in 2019 by the Europäische Zentrum für Jüdische Musik (EZJM) in Hanover, in its collection "Jewish Music Studies", this book Hip Hop in Urban Borderlands is an in-depth research of Hip Hop culture in Israel, in its sociological and ethnomusicological aspects …

Kurt Weill

Composer and musicologist, Bruno Giner* presents and analyses in this new book not only Kurt Weill’s masterpieces but also his life in which shone she who was for long his muse: the singer Lotte Lenya. …

Perdu dans les étoiles ou Le destin juif de Kurt Weill

Author of three books dedicated to Kurt Weill, Roland Bélicha is a former collaborator of the magazines Revue Musicale and Revue Finno-ougrienne. He also wrote about Erik Satie. …

M. Offenbach nous écrit

Published in January 2019 by the Editions Actes Sud Beaux-Arts / Palazzetto Bru Zane, this book by Jean-Claude Yon based on Offenbach’s mail with the founder of the newspaper Figaro, gives us a privileged access to the personality and thoughts of a musician at ease with words and musical notes. …

Music and politics in the IIIrd Reich Germany at the eve of the Cold War

Published in 2018 at the Presses universitaires of Paris-Sorbonne, this book by Elise Petit presents an original analysis of musical politics in Germany between 1933 and 1949. …

Punk Rock Hora : Adventures in Jew-Punk land

Published in 2018 in USA, the book Punk Rock Hora : Adventures in Jew-Punk land talks about the musicians who combine punk-rock and judaism, be it at a cultural, identity, musical aspect, or the three at the same time. …

Monsieur Rêve et Cie

Released in 2006 at the Chandeigne editions, Monsieur Rêve et Cie is a collection of tales, translated in French, of the great Israeli poetess Lea Goldberg. It also contains a CD. …

Se réinventer au présent

Jessica Roda just published at the Presses universitaires de Rennes Editions a book dedicated to the Judeo-Spanish people of france and their musical heritage …

L’Algérie en musique

L'Harmattan has just published "Algeria in Music". Made from record booklets, this book speaks of all styles of music in Algeria. …

Comptines du jardin d’Eden

A beautiful book-disc, published in 2005 by Editions Didier Jeunesse, gathering childrens' songs and lullabies in Hebrew, Arabic, Yiddish, and Judeo-Spanish, now available for consultation at the EIJM. …

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