Alsace

Michel Heymann - Jewish Ashkenazi traditional liturgy

This recording presents the main prayers of Rosh Hashana’s morning service, sung in the Ashkenazi rite of the East of France. The cantor Michel Heymann gave, in the beginning of 2013, all his (…) Read more

La Chorale le Chant Sacré

This 2nd CD from the choir Le Chant Sacré (The Sacred Song) was recorded at a concert that took place in the Synagogue of Obernai, in November 2012. One can hear on it tunes for Shabbat, the High (…) Read more

La source de vie : Metz, the revival

In French. Excerpt of a concert filmed in the synagogue of Metz, for the French TV show "La source de vie" produced by Josy Eisenberg and directed by Pascale Kenigsberg-Cahen in April (…) Read more

Heymann, Michel (1952)

Born on April 25 1952 in Strasbourg, he was the last pupil, before it closed definitely, of the Hazan’s School in Paris, but he was also, and most of all, the pupil of Monsieur Bertrand Joseph, (…) Read more

The musical traditions of the Jews from Alsace-Lorraine region.

Each community has its own minhagim (customs). The hazan (cantor), spokesman of his community leads the worshippers into the prayer... Read more

Judeo-French music from the 18th and 19th century

From the collection MUSICAL HERITAGE OF THE JEWS FROM FRANCE, vol 2 In the 18th century, the Jewish people are gathered in three major spots: the Comtat Venaissin, the South West of France and (…) Read more