Books, articles

The synagogue of la Victoire, 150 years of French Judaism

This extraordinary book, beautifully illustrated was written by twenty specialists. It traces the history of this emblematic place, inseparable of French Judaism... …

The Lost Paradise

In February 2016 was published this book that draws ethnographic and archival work to consider the entanglement of materiality, personhood, and temporality in the urban, Arabic-language musical and poetic practice known as Andalusi music. …

Klezmer : Music, History and Memory

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

Oy oy oy gevalt ! Jews and punk

Jews and punk. Two words that can seem contradictory, and yet… In the preface of his book Oy oy oy gevalt ! Jews and Punk, Michael Croland shows the similarities …

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 England …

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

The Aedem Musicae just published a study by Alain Poirier dedicated to the Five pieces for orchestra op. 16 by Arnold Schoenberg. An occasion to plunge into the artistic and cultural context of the year 1909, and to understand this surprising work by Schoenberg. …

Le grand livre des musiques sacrées du monde

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, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Animism …

“Le silence s’essouffle” – Mort, deuil et mémoire chez les compositeurs ashkénazes

This book tries to understand the evolution of ritual frameworks and social networks in which Jewish Ashkenazi composers act in the 19th and 20th century. …

Présence juive en Alsace et Lorraine médiévales

A reference work by Simon Schwarzfuchs and Jean-Luc Fray on the places of Jewish hetitage in the Alsace-Lorraine region, in the Middle Ages. Preface by Danièle Iancu-Agou …

The publications from the Armin Berg Society

Founded in 2003 and based in Vienna, Austria, the Armin Berg Society’s goals are the research on Jewish performing arts before World War II, and their restitution through live shows. …

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