Jewish cradle songs 1st part

Listen to a selection of cradle songs from various traditions

Mothers sing cradle songs since the beginning of times…

The words and melody of a cradle song aim to soothe and calm the child in order for him to sleep well. By the singing, a close and affectionate relation builds itself between the child and the mother.

Melodies and rhythms change according to the local influences, the traditions and the language. A Yiddish cradle song won’t have the same sound as a Judeo-Spanish song.
Cradle songs are an important part in the transmission of a culture, a heritage, a future…

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Listen to the playlist Jewish cradle songs, part 2

Listen and purchase the music compilation ‘Jewish cradle songs from yesterday and today” from our publications

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