Cantor Haim Ischakis

Released in 2018 by the Europäische Zentrum für Jüdische Musik (EZJM), this 4 CD boxset offers a wide musical panorama of the liturgical tradition of Romaniote Jews from (…) Read more

Sillamy, Jean-Claude (1932-2016)

Born on July 24th, 1932, in Algiers among a family of musicians – his father Charles was director of a music school – Jean-Claude Sillamy is since his youngest age acquainted with all the works of (…) Read more

Fernand Halphen - A Jewish musician in the Great War : conference by Laure Schnapper

As part of the conference cycle : arts and politics, of the EHESS which took place on December 10 2015, Laure Schnapper presente the composer Fernand Halphen, who died for France mort pour la in (…) Read more

The sacred music of the world

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI - TUESDAY JULT 5th 2016, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05 An initiatory journey through the Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Hinduist, Buddhist and Animist (…) Read more

Conference : Discovering Jewish music

Filmed conference (in French - beneath), at the Medem center Introduction to Jewish music by ethnomusicologist Hervé Roten. Read more


PLAYLIST The waltz: a musical genre appreciated by Jewish composers. Read more

Four and Twenty Fiddlers, The Violin at the English Court 1540 - 1690

Winner of the 1995 Derek Allen prize awarded by The British Academy for musicology, Four and Twenty Fiddlers gives light for the first time on the history of the origin of the violin in (…) Read more

Arnold Schönberg’s Jewish musical work

Listen in replay EIJM’s radio program of September 27th on Judaïques FM, hosted by Hervé Roten; with Danielle Cohen-Levinas, invited to talk about Arnorld Schönberg’s work. (In (…) Read more

Schönberg, Arnold (1874-1951)

Arnold Schönberg - or Schoenberg – was a Jewish Austrian composer, music theorist, and painter. Born on September 13th 1874 in Vienna, he died on July 13th 1951 in Los (…) Read more

Les Cinq pièces pour orchestre OP. 16 d’Arnold Schoenberg

The EIJM just recieved this book by Aedem Musicae editions. An opportunity to discover this surprising musical piece. Read more