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The Lost Paradise

In February 2016 was published this book that draws ethnographic and archival work to consider the entanglement of materiality, personhood, and temporality in the urban, Arabic-language musical (…) Read more

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ZARA LEVINA - The piano concertos

A beautiful CD joins our collections. Zara Alexandrovna Levina, is born in 1906 in Alexandrovsk (Ukraine), and witnessed two world wars, the Russian revolution, the collapse of the Russian Empire (…)
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Itsik’s Megilah

Released in March 2015, the Medem Center Arbeter Ring in Paris published the famous Purim Shpil written by the poet Itsik Manger, with lyrics and music score, put on music by Dov (…) Read more

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Gesänge aus der Synagogue / Chants of the synagogue

Published in 1997 at Koch Schwann editions, that CD puts under light some compositions for the synagogue for choir and organ written by Isaac and Jacques (…) Read more

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Sauvée des cendres (saved from the ashes)

Hélios Azoulay & l’Ensemble de Musique incidentale recreate lost works from music composers of the Holocaust. Read more

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Klezmer : Music, History and Memory

Publication of the latest study on klezmer music, written by researcher, musician and dancer Walter Zev Feldman Read more

Books, articles

Oy oy oy gevalt ! Jews and punk

In 2016 was published the book "Oy oy oy Gevalt! Jews and Punk". This ethnographic study on the relations between Jews and punk, particularly in music, is now available for consultation in the (…) Read more

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Four and Twenty Fiddlers, The Violin at the English Court 1540 - 1690

Winner of the 1995 Derek Allen prize awarded by The British Academy for musicology, Four and Twenty Fiddlers gives light for the first time on the history of the origin of the violin in (…) Read more

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D’or et de lumière - Or Vezahav - Music for celebrations

With this new CD, the le Baroque nomade, led by par Jean-Christophe Frisch, goes all around the Mediterranean Sea, and takes us on a journey through the Jewish holidays, from Rosh Hashana to (…)
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A katsn’ shpring - a cat’s leap

Here is a very nice CD that just entered our collections: a katsn’ shpring, by the French ensemble Raisins et Amandes. Through 12 beautiful songs, the band makes us travel through Judeo-Spanish (…)
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Symposium and concerts Vox Aurea-Via Sacra 2014 - Sacred Jewish music

Sunday September 7th, 2014, 18200 Saint-Armand Montrond Sacred music holds an essential place in Jewish music history. All day long, conferences (…)

The night of theology - 4th edition

Thursday January 30th, 2020 from 7 pm to 11h30 pm. An evening dedicated to relations between music and religion, and then to the ecological (…)

Jewish Music: When Singular is Plural

Wednesday November 6, 2019, 6 pm a lecture by Hervé Roten, Director of the European Institute of Jewish Music, at the Pontifical Gregorian (…)

Jacques Offenbach and friends - From the Synagogue to the Opera

NEW RELEASE AT THE EIJM’S PUBLISHING HOUSE. This CD makes us discover the original Hebrew works of Isaac and Jacques Offenbach, Giacomo Meyerbeer, (…)

Symposium in Hannover : Magnified and Sanctified, The Music of Jewish Prayer II

From the 9th to the 12th September 2019 at the Hannover university (GERMANY), international symposium on Jewish liturgical music. Hervé Roten, (…)