instrumental

Twenty nigunim for clarinet and piano by Claudine Movsessian and Martine Vialatte

This score, published by the IEMJ Editions, is an initiation to klezmer music, its ornamentations, its pauses, and its joyous nostalgia. For every purchase of the score, receive free sound files interpreted by clarinetist Claudine Movsessian and pianist Martine Vialatte …

Salim Halali

Released by Buda Musique in 2012, this CD dedicated to Salim Halali, born in 1920 in Annaba (Ex-Bône) in Algeria, testifies of Judeo-North African songs from the 1940’s until 1965 …

Yiddishe Fantazye

This authentic record takes us deep into the universe of Eastern European Jewish music, long before the accordion and the clarinet became inseparable from klezmer music …

Fernand Halphen – Andante religioso

The melody of this work for violin or cello and keyboard (organ or piano) by Fernand Halphen is based on the melody of Friday’s evening prayer Veshomerou sung in the Consistorial synagogues that practice the Ashkenazi rite …

Jewish Songs

Seven traditional and contemporary melodies played in the style of modern instrumental jazz express the emotion of exile but also the happy days of Jewish communities of the past …

Tarras, Dave (1897-1989)

Dovid Tarraschuk (1897-1989), better known as Dave Tarras, was born in the village called Ternovka, near Uman in Ukraine. As a very young boy, he was immersed in klezmer music, …