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Shir Hodu - Jewish Songs from Bombay of the ’30s

In Hebrew, Shir Hodu means Songs from India. It also means Songs of Praise. This anthology, the second one from the collection Jewish singers from the East, features for the first time on a CD (…) Read more

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Kantikas i Dichas Infantiles Sefardis

The children’s choir of the Jewish community of Turkey, Estreyikas d’Estambol (Istanbul stars), recently celebrated its 15 years of existence with the release of a new CD Kantikas i Dichas (…)
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Raoul Journo

Still today, in Tunis, in Paris or in Tel Aviv, the warm voice of Saul Journo, aka Raoul, is heard at weddings and other Jewish ceremonies, through covers performed by various bands and singers. (…) Read more

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Nora Bisele

Released in 2021, this first album from the duet of singers and musicians Nora Bisele gather 12 songs mixing French and Yiddish languages. Stories of tenderness, nostalgia and rebellion... life (…)
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Books, articles

Fromental Halévy (1799 – 1862) - Sa vie, sa musique

The fruit of in-depth research, this book by Karl Leich-Galland presents the life and work of Fromental Halévy, an Israelite composer considered in his time as one of the masters of the French (…) Read more

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Chamber Works by Walter Kaufmann

Fourth opus from the serie Music in Exile, the CD Chamber Works by Walter Kaufmann, released by Chandos on August 28, 2020 makes us discover the unfairly forgotten work of a Jewish Czech composer (…) Read more

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Jewish and Hebrew music, secular and religious, from the Middle Ages, 19th and 20th centuries

The Quatuor vocal Hébraïca (Mikaël Weill, Damien Schubert, Jean Moissonnier and Hector Sabo) performs 24 pieces, including : Yerushalayim shel zahav, Hava naguila, Kol nidrei, Avinu malkeinu, (…)
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Hebrew Voices: A journey into Western Jewish music (in French)

This book takes us on a chronological circuit through 30 works of Jewish music, from the Middle Ages up to today, from Obadiah the Proselyte to Arnold Schoenberg or Michaël Levinas. The (…) Read more

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Alberto Hemsi : Coplas Sefardies

The catalogue of the recorded works of Alberto Hemsi (1898-1975) gets bigger with the release of a new 3 CD box set published by Hänsser Classic, on September 30, 2020. The soprano singer Tehila (…) Read more

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En allant à Uskudar

The first album of Les Oreilles d’Aman, En allant à Uskudar (Going to Uskudar) explores the interbreedings of Jewish music, Turkish and Balkan melodies, with Klezmer and Gypsy tunes, passing by (…)
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The EIJM publishing house releases eight new instrumental or vocal scores by Itaï Daniel, a composer inspired by Judaism and its (…)

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Release of a new musical score by Serge Kaufmann: Katouna, for clarinette and cello

Release of the musical score Katouna by Serge Kaufman, at the EIJM’s editions

Training of Music Teachers of Paris - 2011

The CFMJ continues its educational action by organising another training day for music teachers in Paris. In the program : a large overview on (…)

The CFMJ at the Festival of Jewish Culture in Paris

Conferences, round table and concerts : find all the events co-organized by the CFMJ at the Festival of Jewish Culture in Paris, on June 29 and (…)