Musiques juives d’hier et d’aujourd’hui - April 12, 2011, Judaïques FM, 21h05
A radio broadcast by the European Institute of Jewish Music, hosted by Hervé Roten
The cantor and rabbi Jacques Arnold explains the meanings of the various prayers sang during Passover.
A journey through the musical traditions of Passover, in the Ashkenazi, Ladino, North-African, French regional rites…
Officer of the Ordre of Arts and letters, PhD in musicology at Paris University Sorbonne, prize-winning graduate from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, Hervé Roten is the director of the European Institute ofJewish Music since its creation in 2006.
Ethnomusicologist, he quickly developed an interest in the safeguard and digitization of archives, subjects he taught for several years in Reims and Marne-La-Vallée universities.
Author of many articles, books and recordings related to Jewish music, producer of radio programs, Hervé Roten is recognized today as one of the best specialists of Jewish music in the world.