Purim 2nd part

Playlist on Purim
The word « purim » comes from the accadian word « pur » which means « to draw lots »...

The holiday of Purim makes reference to the dice thrown by Haman, 1st minister of king Asuerus, to choose the correct day (14th Adar) to kill all the Jews.

This holiday commemorates the salvation of the Jews of the Persian empire around the mid 5th century before JC, saved by the queen Esther from the evil Haman.

During this holiday, it is traditional to play music, theater and to dance.

Order the CD Baroque Jewish Music – Venice, Mantua, Amsterdam (1623 – 1774) From the collection MUSICAL HERITAGE OF THE JEWS FROM FRANCE, VOL. 10

Order the CD Esther (Oratorio in Hebrew) by Cristiano Giuseppe Lidarti

Listen to the radio show Purim or Esther’s holiday in music

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  • Introduction a Pourim - Let’s sing a yiddish song !

  • Vashti’s Kloglid - The Burstein

  • Esther de Carpentras (EXTRAIT) - Darius Milhaud

  • Pourim, ou fête des Sorts - Léon Algazi

  • Shoshanas Yakov (EXTRAIT) - chorale populaire juive

  • Mis’hak Pourim (EXTRAIT) - Les chansons de Pourim

  • Akhashverosh-Shpil. Fragment (EXTRAIT) - Sholem Aleikhem

  • Shoshanat Yaakov (EXTRAIT) - Duo Reim

  • Oratorio d’Ester, air (EXTRAIT) - Ensemble Alla Francesca

  • Cantillations de passages repris par les fidèles de Tlemcen (EXTRAIT) - Musiques Liturgiques des Juifs de Tlemcen

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