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L’Algérie en musique

L’Harmattan has just published "Algeria in Music". Made from record booklets, this book speaks of all styles of music in Algeria. Read more

Comptines du jardin d’Eden

A beautiful book-disc, published in 2005 by Editions Didier Jeunesse, gathering childrens’ songs and lullabies in Hebrew, Arabic, Yiddish, and Judeo-Spanish, now available for consultation at the (…) Read more

The synagogue of la Victoire, 150 years of French judaism

This extraordinary book, beautifully illustrated was written by twenty specialists. It traces the history of this emblematic place, inseparable of French (…) Read more

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

Klezmer : Music, History and Memory

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

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

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

Les Cinq pièces pour orchestre OP. 16 d’Arnold Schoenberg

The EIJM just recieved this book by Aedem Musicae editions. An opportunity to discover this surprising musical piece. Read more

Le grand livre des musiques sacrées du monde

Book in French. The EIJM just received the latest book by Gérard Kurkdjian, dedicated to sacred music. In 18 chapters, he travels through the great musical traditions in Christianism, Judaism, (…) Read more

Thadé, une longue histoire d’amour...

Book in French. Biography of Thadé, Jewish violonist native of Poland. Read more

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