Radio shows from the EIJM

Judeo-Provencal music - The musical traditions of old Jewish communities from the Comtat Venaissin

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI – TUESDAY 10th MAY 2011, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H00 The recent release of the CD « Judeo-Provencal music » by the band Nekouda gives us an occasion to talk about (…) Read more

The role of Jewish musicians in 19th century Paris : the case of Henri Herz (Vienna 1803- Paris 1888)

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI – TUESDAY 5th JULY 2011, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H00 Who remembers Henri Herz, famous figure of the 19th century’s musical world, forgotten today ? By getting (…) Read more

The renew of Judeo-Spanish music

Since several years, Judeo-Spanish music know a real renewal, with the emergence of a new generation of artists, determined to shake the repertoire of traditional (…) Read more

The Jews from Iran and their music

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI - TUESDAY 15th JANUARY 2013, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05 The Jews from Iran have a particular and long history which goes back to 2700 years. Deported in 735 (…) Read more

The Jewish work of Alexandre Tansman (1897-1986)

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI - TUESDAY 12th MARCH 2013, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05 Born in Łódź on June 11th, 1897, in a bourgeois Jewish family, Alexandre Tansman is a composer, author of a (…) Read more

Klezmer, Gypsy : a common musical story

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI - TUESDAY 7th MAY 2013, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05 In Eastern Europe, Jewish and Gypsy musicians often shared a same fate (same inferior status and same (…) Read more

The Matrouz by Simon Elbaz

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI - TUESDAY 14th JANUARY 2014, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05 Coming from an Arabic word evoking the art of embroidery, the Matrouz is a traditional process that (…) Read more

Sandra Bessis, on the traces of Sefardi music

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI - TUESDAY 11th FEBRUARY 2014, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05 Sefarad means Spain in Hebrew. This word identifies the Jews expelled from Spain in 1492, after the (…) Read more

Azafea : a Spanish odyssey into the heart of Sefardi music

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI - TUESDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 2014, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05 In the 11th century, near Toledo, the invention of the azafea by the astronomer Azarchel (1029 - (…) Read more

Ben Zimet – from shadow to light

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI - TUESDAY 21st OCTOBER 2014, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05 Anvers, 1940, young Benjamin Zimet is 5 years old when starts the second world war. Along with his (…) Read more

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