Ethnomusicology

Hear the sacred, a conference organized by the Villa Gillet, with Hervé Roten

Conference with Hervé Roten as part of the Nuit des idées, "The night of theology - 4th edition : Hear the sacred", organized by the Villa Gillet and the Institution des Chartreux in Lyon, which (…) Read more

Jewish music : when singular is plural

Video of a conference (in english) by Hervé Roten on the singular plurality of Jewish music Read more

Cycle of lectures : Music and religion

Monday 3rd of December 2019, 18h30-20h : as part of the cycle of lectures of the IESR dedicated to religious music, Hervé Roten will present a wide panorama od Jewish liturgical musical practices, (…) Read more

Symposium in Hannover : Magnified and Sanctified, The Music of Jewish Prayer II

From the 9th to the 12th September 2019 at the Hannover university (GERMANY), international symposium on Jewish liturgical music. Hervé Roten, Director of the EIJM, will lead a conference on the (…) Read more

Musica Judaica Symposium : Jewish music between oral and written traditions

On the 14th & 15th of July 2019 in Oxford (ENGLAND) will take place an international symposium in which Hervé Roten, Director of the European Institute for Jewish Music, will speak, (…) Read more

Simha Arom, itinerary of an exceptional ethnomusicologist - From Düsseldorf to Jerusalem, from Central African music to those of Ethiopian Jews

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI – TUESDAY 4th JUNE 2019, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H00 The story of Simha (name that means « joy » in Hebrew) seems to come from a bad book. Born in 1930 in a Jewish (…) Read more

The Liturgy of Beta Israel - Music of the Ethiopian Jewish Prayer

Here is an anthology of great significance for the history of Jewish music. It will have taken 32 years (1986-2018) for this titanic work on Ethiopian Jewish music to finally see the light of (…) Read more

The music of the Ethiopian Jews, the Beta Israël

A historic, liturgic and musicologic analysis of the music of the Beta Israel, inspired from the works by Simha Arom, Frank Alvarez-Pereyre, Shoshana Ben-Dor and Olivier (…) Read more

Hip Hop in Urban Borderlands

Published in 2019 by the Europäische Zentrum für Jüdische Musik (EZJM) in Hanover, in its collection "Jewish Music Studies", this book Hip Hop in Urban Borderlands is an in-depth research of Hip Hop (…) Read more

Biblical cantillation and psalmody - Jean-Philippe Amar

As part of the day of study Vox Aurea-Via Sacra 2014, dedicated to sacred Jewish music, Jean-Philippe Amar, PhD in ethnomusicology and teacher of music education at the Paris academy, develops in (…) Read more