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Books, articles

"Le silence s’essouffle"; mort, deuil et mémoire chez les compositeurs ashkénazes

Book in French. Study about the subject of death, mourning and memory in the music of Jewish Ashkenazi composers in Europe between 1880 and 1980 Read more

Musical artists and Bands

Les Oreilles d’Aman

(Klezmer, Marseille, France) From the solo to the sextet, Les Oreilles d’Aman is a group of variable geometry that boldly transforms the codes of klezmer (…)
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Radio shows from the EIJM

Charles-Valentin Alkan, from Jewish faith to modernity

Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-1888) is a composer, virtuoso pianist, and a teacher and was often compared to Chopin or Liszt. His musical language and his whole work that we rediscover today (…) Read more

Biographies

Franck, Jules (1858-1941)

Jules Franck was born in the French town of Nancy in 1858. A few years later, his family settled in Paris (1). In January 1873, Jules Franck sang with his brothers Gustave and Isaac in the choir (…)
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Radio shows from the EIJM

Synagogal music from the 19th century : Emile Jonas and Jules Erlanger

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI – TUESDAY 17th od DECEMBER 2019, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H00 Radio broadcast dedicated to the Hebrew compositions of Emile Jonas (1827-1905) and Jules Erlanger (…) Read more

Secular music

Music in Israel

Michèle Tauber is a teacher of modern Hebrew at the university, and is licenced of a doctorate thesis on Aharon Appelfeld’s symbolic languages of nature. She is a university lecturer in modern and (…) Read more

Books, articles

Perdu dans les étoiles ou Le destin juif de Kurt Weill

Author of three books dedicated to Kurt Weill, Roland Bélicha is a former collaborator of the magazines Revue Musicale and Revue Finno-ougrienne. He also wrote about Erik (…) Read more

Feature articles

Emile Jonas (1827-1905), from the Portuguese Synagogue to the Operetta, and from there to the Imperial Guard

Published initially in Spanish in 2009 in the Jewish culture magazine Raices in Madrid, and later in English in the virtual newspaper All about Jewish Theatre, published in Israel. Ever so often (…)
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Books, articles

Ignaz Moscheles and the Changing World of Musical Europe

The first full-length study devoted to Ignaz Moscheles (1794-1870), pianist, conductor and composer. Read more

Biographies

Erlanger, Jules (1830-1895)

Jules Erlanger was born in Wissembourg (Lower Rhine) in 1830 and died in Brussels on February 15, 1895. He was the son of Israël Susskind Erlander, Rabbi from Wissembourg, and brother of Michel (…)
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