The Collections

The Icek and Sosza Ita Zalc Collection

This collection, gathering many 33 RPM discs, was deposited at the European Institute for Jewish Music by Jean-Michel Zalc, son of Icek and Sosza Ita Zalc …

Tape cinq ! – Staïffi et ses Mustafa’s

Albert Darmon, known as Staïffi, has just given to the European Institute for Jewish Music two CDs containing 24 of his most famous songs. …

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. …

The 33 rpm disc « Adama » by Israeli singer Ofra Haza

A rare transparent and coloured 33 rpm disc by the Israeli singer Ofra Haza …

Les Bubbey Mayse

Released in February 2017, this 1st CD from the quartet of singers and musicians Bubbey Mayse revisits klezmer music and Yiddish song with delicacy and modernity. …

Oyf der tsung

Here is the first album of the Marx Sisters, French quintet, who perform traditional songs of Yiddish folklore. …

Confluence(s)

This beautiful double album offers a recital of melodies in which France and Jewish cultures mix subtly. Milhaud, Ravel, Honegger, Algazi are some of the composers present in this album, which is now part of the collections of the EIJM …

Canti Liturgici Ebraici

CD of liturgical music performed by the Italian choir Ha-Kol accompanied by an organ. 14 beautiful songs taken from various religious services …

Sheet music : Hagoseida composed by Fernand Halphen

Discover Hagoseida, an exceptional hand written musical score by Fernand Halphen (1872-1917), illustrated with a beautiful Japanese drawing by the composer himself …

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