Jewish cradle songs, 2nd part

A selection of cradle congs from various traditions

Mothers have sung cradle songs since the beginning of time…
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, 1st part

Listen and order the compilation “Jewish cradle songs of yesterday and today” from our collections

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