Latest Acquisitions

OVES – Resonance of the Past

Released in May 2019 at Pike’s Nice Records, the CD OVES – Resonance of the Past presents misknowned Yiddish songs, as well as musical fragments from wax-cylinder recordings …

La Chorale le Chant Sacré

This 2nd CD from the choir Le Chant Sacré (The Sacred Song) was recorded for a concert that took place in the Synagogue of Obernai, in November 2012. One can hear on it tunes for Shabbat, the High Holidays (Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur) and the Three Pilgrimage Festivals, among which Shavuot… …

Simha

A film by Jérôme Blumberg, produced by Gabriel Chabanier, which highlights the uncommon career of the famous ethnomusicologist Simha Arom …

The Liturgy of Beta Israel – Music of the Ethiopian Jewish Prayer

A 3 CD boxset to discover the religious music of Ethiopian Jews. The booklet, written by Simha Arom, Frank Alvarez-Pereyre, Shoshana Ben-Dor and Olivier Tourny, offer us historical, religious and musicological analysis of the music of the Beta Israel …

Cantor Haim Ischakis

Released in 2018 by the Europäische Zentrum für Jüdische Musik (EZJM) in Hanover, this 4 CD boxset offers a wide musical panorama of the liturgical tradition of Romaniote Jews from Greece …

Shimmering Lights – Hanukkah Music

Released in October 2018 in the United Kingdom, Shimmering Lights - Hanukkah Music, performed by Yale Strom's Broken Consort, is a beautiful compilation of songs and melodies celebrating children's favorite holiday, Hanukkah …

The yiddish cabaret – Korngold / Schulhoff / Desyatnikov

A disc placed under the label of the Yiddish musical tradition, imagined by Jerusalem’s Quartet, around Schulhoff, Desyatnikov and Korngold …

Horse Raddish – Haskalah

This new album by Horse Raddish explores new imaginary territories, inspired by Yiddish folklore, jazz and contemporary music. It creates in us alternatively tenderness, humor or rage. …

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. …

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