Of gold and light, a musical journey through Jewish celebrations

A radio program by the European Institute of Jewish Music hosted by Hervé Roten

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI – JANUARY 17, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05


Jewish music goes around the Mediterranean sea, through the Jewish calendar, from Roch Hashanah to Purim. From one style to another, from Hebrew Baroque to Judeo-Spanish romances, from lively rythms to melancholic melodies. With a great range of instruments, the Ensemble XVIII-21 Le Baroque Nomade performs this repertoire with sensitivity, with many improviations, contrasts, showing all the influences Jewish Music transports…

Listen to excerpts from the CD Or vezahav
Buy the CD on the webpage of the music label Evidence
Listen to the radio show Jewish Baroque Music (Hervé Roten, Judaïques FM)

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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