The Collections

Jüdische Volkslieder gut gemischt

The EIJM just received a collection of 33 RPM discs, among them "Fredy Durra singt Jüdische Volkslieder gut gemischt". …

Il Mantovano Hebreo

The EIJM just recieved this CD comprising 30 music pieces written by Salomone Rossi, aka "Il Mantovano Hebreo" …

Albert Cahen d’Anvers

Albert Cahen d’Anvers, who was not really known during his time, is featured here for his work that takes part in the rich period of 19th century French melody. Performed by Françoise Masset, mezzo, Christophe Crapez, tenor and Nicolas Boyer on the piano, this record deserves to be known. …

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 …

Tur Malka

Tur Malka is the most recent project of the multi-instrumentist Henri Oppenheim. He transposed the rich musical traditions from the Old world to the New world, through a cycle of original songs, on Yiddish poems from Montreal from the 20th century. …

exilio

La Roza Enflorese plays with the Quatuor Alfama to perform a Judeo-Spanish repertoire with polyphonics from the Spanish Renaissance and original compositions by Philippe Malfeyt on Pablo Neruda’s poems. …

The musical collection of the synagogue of Metz

Between June and September 2015, nearly 500 musical scores and other documents from the Jewish community of Metz have been digitized by the EIJM, which thus preserves an important part of the French Ashkenazi musical heritage …

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

Through the analysis of scholarly (liturgical and secular) and popular repertoires (folk songs, tunes from the Yiddish theaters of Second Avenue, but also songs from the ghettos and camps), this study attempts to understand the way in which music was able to continue to allow the repose of the dead and the return to life of those who had (over)lived …

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 …

“Die Drei Kantoren” and “Second Yom Tov”

Die Drei Kantoren are, like the name says in German, three cantors, tenor, baritone and bass, who unite their voices in repertoire of chazanut, Israeli songs, Yiddish and Sepharade. …

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