The Collections

Cheikh Raymond – Une histoire algérienne

Raymond Leyris, aka Cheikh Raymond, had a French name, was Jewish and sang in Arabic. Born in Constantine in 1912, he was the undisputed master of Arab-Andalusian music. This book written by Bertrand Dicale is a big jump into the lost world of Algerian Judaism …

A la una yo naci

A la una yo naci is the first intimate CD by Esther Ackermann. The young lady restored the Judeo-Spanish songs thet her mother, who came from Tangier, sang to her when she was a little girl …

KALYMA – YIDDISH RUSSIAN MUSIC

Noëmi Waysfeld and her band Blik blow a new wind on traditional Yiddish songs and heartbreaking melodies of Siberian prisoners. With guest stars Sonia Wieder Atherton and David Krakauer …

Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird – Lost Causes

Since 2005, Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird has become an international cultural phenomenon which challenges all categorization. Yiddish punk cabaret ? East-European folk-rock ? Crazy klezmer ? …

Fidlroyz

In the Yiddish culture, the fidl (violin in Yiddish) is the most famous symbol of klezmer music. Fidlroyz is the name of the first concert by the violinist from New-York Deborah Strauss and the Cologne klezmer trio A Tickle In The Heart …

Survivre et mourir en musique dans les camps nazis

From the first punitive camps of the IIIrd Reich to the death factories of Treblinka and Birkenau, passing by the prisoners of war camps, the author tells about the activities in the concentration camp universe …

Musiques liturgiques des Juifs de Tlemcen

This 6-CD set is devoted to the specific liturgy of the thousand-year-old Jewish community of Tlemcen …

Le chant liturgique juif éthiopien

This book by Olivier Tourny, ethnomusicologist in the CNRS, director of the French Research Center in Jerusalem, describes in a pedagogical way the fascinating musical tradition of Ethiopian Jews …

Axerico en Selanik

The French duet Mazal, with Emmanuelle Rouvray (vocals, percussions) and Thomas Baudriller (programming, sampler, bass, doublebass, mandoline), perform 10 traditional Sefardi songs in a musical electro-dance environment …

Ben Adama

Recording of a concert of liturgical and traditional songs from Morocco, performed by the Rabbi Abraham Dahan, from the Beth Hillel community of Brussels, accompanied by Mustapha Largo and an Eastern instrumental ensemble …

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