Turkey

Kantikas i Dichas Infantiles Sefardis

This remarkable boxset, comprising a CD with 12 songs, a booklet and a DVD, results from the collaboration between the musicologist Susana Weich-Shahak and Izzet Bana, director of the children’s choir of Istanbul’s community. …

The selichot in the Turkish rite

A selection of selichot performed by Isaac Algazi, Haim Effendi, Izzet Bana and Hadass Pal-Yarden… …

Ben Yosef, Benyamin Rafael (1870-1928)

Benyamin Rafael ben Yosef was born in 1870 in Adrianople (today Edirne), in Turkey. He comes, on his mother’s side, from a lineage of rabbis, among them Behmohar Rafael (1815-1878), …

Music of the Jewish people from Turkey

During this unique journey you will hear some of the most talented sigers of the musical heritage of the Jews of Turkey A LITTLE MORE BAKLAVA … ? Welcome to …

Judeo-Spanish Songs for the Life Cycle in the Eastern Mediterranean / Cantares Judeo-espanoles del Ciclo de la Vida en el Mediterraneo Oriental

Published by the JMRC in 2014 under the direction of Susana Weich-Shahak, this double CD traces the various moments of the cycle of life in the Judeo-Spanish communities of the Eastern Mediterranean, since birth till death, passing by lullabies, children songs, wedding songs... …

Alberto Hemsi – Coplas sefardies

The Coplas Serfardies are a collection of Judeo-Spanish songs for voice and piano, written by Alberto Hemsi and based on 230 poems and melodies collected in the Sephardi communities of the ancient Ottoman Empire between 1923 and 1937 …
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