Klezmer music of yesterday and today

A radio broadcast of the French Center of Jewish Music, hosted by Hervé Roten

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI – TUESDAY MARCH 15, 2011, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05. Radio program in French


With Claude Zwimer, founder of the label JUMU, Eléonore Biezunski, musician and music sociologist, and Alexandre Litwak, founder of the band « Gefilte swing ».

50 minutes of music and exchanges to understand the different ways of talking about klezmer music today…

herve_photo_retouche_fond_uni_bleu_500px.jpgOfficer 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 of Jewish 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.

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