The Ethiopian Jewish liturgical singing

A radio show from the European Institute for Jewish Music hosted by Hervé Roten

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI – MARDI 30 AOÛT 2019, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H00

Olivier Tourny, musicologist and ethnomusicologist at the National Scientific Research Council, director of the French Research Center in Jerusalem, dedicated 20 years of his life to Ethiopian Jewish music.
He published in 2010 with Peeters Editions a remarkable book on “The Ethiopian Jewish liturgical singing. Musical analysis of an oral tradition”, in which he describes in a pedagogical way the amazing musical tradition of Ethiopian Jews.
Radio program in French.

Le chant liturgique juif éthiopien - Hervé Roten (Judaïques FM 94.8)


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 for 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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