Jewish cradle songs

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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  • Berceuse - Leiélé FISHER

  • Durme, Durme - Liat COHEN

  • Shlof Mayn Sheyne Feygale - Yiddishe Fantazye

  • Berceuse - Fernand HALPHEN

  • A kats mit bloyn oygn - Jacques GROBER

  • Berceuse - CHOSTAKOVITCH

  • In a feldele - Jacques GROBER

  • Frère Jacques, K’shenamut Yikberu Otanu - Mini SHEMER

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