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Soleil Mandarine

Keren Esther's 4th album, Soleil Mandarine is an ode to earth, to the sun, to the sun of Spain …

WEINBERG, JACOB (1879-1956)

Born in 1879 in Odessa, Jacob Weinberg was a pianist and composer who wrote more than 135 works for the piano and other instruments. Born to a totally-integrated Russian Jewish …

DYCK, VLADIMIR (1882-1943)

The biography of this composer, who was born on March 19, 1882 in Odessa and died in Auschwitz in 1943, still remains incomplete. The fifth child of a modest family, …

Rubin, Ruth (1906-2000)

Born Rifkele Royzenblatt [Rivke Rosenblatt] in Montreal, in 1906, to immigrants from Bessarabia, she came into a household of literature and music. Growing up in Canada, little Ruth spoke Yiddish …

KREIN, ALEXANDER (1883-1951)

Alexander Krein (Aleksander Abramovič Krejn) was born on October 20, 1883 in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod.  His father, Abraham, was a violinist with a passion for Jewish music, …

Concert Hebrew melodies for cello and piano

February 9, 2022 at 7pm, at the MAHJ - Paris. On the occasion of the release of the CD Hebrew melodies for cello and piano, vol. 2 published by the EIJM's publishing house, the EIJM and the MAHJ invite you to a concert of Hebrew melodies (liturgical music, Chassidic tunes, Yiddish and Judeo-Spanish songs...) performed by Sarah Iancu on the cello and David Bismuth on the piano …

La source de vie: Sing to the Lord, a new song

French television program by Josy Eisenberg presenting an excerpt from a liturgical concert filmed at the Buffault synagogue (Paris), 1985 …

ENGEL, JOEL (1868-1927)

Composer, folklorist and musicologist, Joel Engel was born in Berdyansk (Crimea) in 1868. After studying law and on the advice of Tchaikovsky, he enrolled at the Moscow Conservatory, where he …

Hebrew melodies for cello and piano, 2nd volume

This 2nd CD of Hebrew Melodies, mainly dedicated to the composers of the St. Petersburg Jewish school such as Joel Engel, Alexander Krein, Lazare Saminsky, Joachim Stutschewsky, Jacob Weinberg or Leo Zeitlin, also introduces us to lesser known works by Ernest Bloch, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Vladimir Dyck …

Zrihan, Emile

Born in Rabat, Morocco in 1952, Emile Zrihan (sometimes written “Zrihen”) was introduced to Jewish liturgical chant and Moroccan folk music at an early age. He emigrated to Israel with …