Kol Nidre - 8 visions

From the collection MUSICAL HERITAGE OF THE JEWS FROM FRANCE, VOL. 9


This 9th volume from the collection Patrimoines musicaux des Juifs de France, published by the Foundation of French Judaism, has been recorded on November 18th 2009 at the synagogue ULIF-Copernic in Paris, during a concert organised by the four reformed communities of Paris and the French Center for Jewish Music.

Apart from the traditional Ashkenazi version of Kol Nidre played by Armand Benhamou and the Copernic Choral Ensemble, this CD offers seven musical versions of the famous Yom Kippur prayer, with works by Max Bruch, Nicolas Bacri, Itaï Daniel, Graciane Finzi, Serge Kaufmann, Jean-François Zygel and John Zorn. A CD that is a reference, played by world known artists ( quatuor Enesco, Martine Bailly, Simon Zaoui, Jean-François Zygel…).

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