Enchanted Jewish music: Yerushe

A radio broadcast of Radio CJRS Montreal hosted by Hélène Engel

La culture juive enchantée – August 20, 2017, Radio CJRS Montréal (1650 AM)


Yerushe is the 7th album in the Discovery collection published by the European Institute for Jewish Music.

The band Yerushe, which means heritage in Yiddish is formed by Eléonore Biezunski (vocals, violin), Stephen Harrison (double bass and banjo), Piotr Odrekhivskyy (accordion), and Michel Schick (clarinets, transverse flute and ukulele).
This album revives Yiddish songs that were sleeping in the European and American archives.

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Purchase the CD Yerushe

h._engel_10mm.jpgHélène Engel is a singer, musicologist, author, composer and arranger. She is interested in all aspects of Jewish music, from the collecting of historical sounds to today’s compositions. Based in Montreal, she hosts the radio show ” The hidden sides of Jewish Music” on Radio SHALOM Montreal.

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