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Yubka

In this CD called Yubka, beautifully perfomed by the clarinetist Samuel Berthod, with Gabriel Androne on the accordion and Frédérik Fraysse on the double bass, the composer Jean-Pierre Stora offers (…) Read more

Oyfn veg / En chemin - Popular Yiddish songs

Maison de la Culture Yiddish, Medem library, 2006. Oyfn Veg / En chemin is a bilingual compilation of Yiddish songs, with also a few Judeo-Spanish Hebrew and French songs, most of them being (…) Read more

Tarras, Dave (1897-1989)

Dovid Tarraschuk (1897-1989), better known as Dave Tarras, was born in the village called Ternovka, near Uman in Ukraine. As a very young boy, he was immersed in klezmer music, his father being a (…) Read more

Schwartz, Abe (1881-1963)

Abe (Abraham) Schwartz was one of the most famous and most recorded Jewish conductors in New York for decades. He was also a reknowned violonist for dance orchestras. His national and (…) 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

Treasures of Yiddish archives (part 1)

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI - TUESDAY 12th JANUARY 2015, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05 Read more

Treasures of Yiddish archives (part 2)

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI - TUESDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2015, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05 Facing the fast urbanisation and industrialisation that threat the traditional Jewish world of the (…) Read more

Simkhat Hanefesh - Early Yiddish Music

This beautiful CD released in Germany in 2017, features ashkenazi songs from the Renaissance and the baroque era, sung in Western Yiddish. Read more

Video : Jewish Music in the Aftermath of World War II

Video presented as part of the 1st edition of "Campus en musique" organized by the Medem Center-Arbeter Ring about The music of Yiddish cabarets in Paris after world war II, by Hervé Roten, (…) Read more

Dave Cash : the « crazy lad » of Yiddish cabarets

MUSIQUES JUIVES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI - TUESDAY 1st DECEMBER 2015, JUDAÏQUES FM (94.8), 21H05. A radio broadcast which allow us to discver once again the music performed by Dave Cash, star of (…) Read more