The Collections

Tsuzamen – Sirba Octet

This album is a formidable testimony of hope: the hope of the Jews, the Armenians, the gypsies whose repertoires the Sirba Octet wanted to mix so that fraternity is incarnated in music …

Jacinta Collection

Deposited at the EIJM in May 2022 by the artist, Jacinta's collection includes some forty photographies, from her youth in Argentina to her artistic career in Paris, as well as numerous recordings …

Recording History

A new history of twentieth-century North Africa, that gives voice to the musicians who defined an era and the vibrant recording industry that carried their popular sounds from the colonial period through decolonization …

The concert posters of Jacques Chalude, known as Ben Baruch

Donated to the IEMJ in 2015 by his son Joël Chalude, the archive of Jacques Chalude, known as Ben Baruch, includes more than 440 documents, including nearly a hundred concert posters and press clippings from the 1930s to 1980 …

Synagogal music in Paris at the time of the first consistorial temple (1822-1874)

In his thesis, now available in digital version, Gérard Ganvert gives us an indepth study of synagogal music in Paris from 1822 to 1874 …

Thieves of Dreams – Zloději snů

Upon the recent passing of her mother, Lenka discovered two tattered notebooks of hand-written poetry that her grandmother, Anna Hana Friesová (1901-1987) wrote in the Terezin (Theresienstadt) concentration camp …

Oras Dezaoradas – Lily Henley

In this CD, the American singer and fiddler Lily Henley revisits the Judeo-Spanish songs of her childhood, drawing on her experience in folk music …

The Peyrotte Collection

Arriving mysteriously by post on January 24, 2022, this collection of 42 manuscript scores from the 1920s from the former USSR is unique …

The Best Jewish Songs in the World

This CD contains 30 pieces of Hebrew and Yiddish music orchestrated by Benedict Silberman. Originally published by the Capitol label in 1957 and 1960, these pieces were remastered and released on CD in 1990 …

Canti del Tempio Maggiore di Roma (I tomo)

The first of two volumes devoted to the heritage of liturgical chants of the Jewish community of Rome, this work by Pasquale Troìa studies for the first time the musical manuscripts of the Historical Archives of the Jewish Community of Rome …

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