Latest acquisitions

DVD

Treasures of Yiddish cinema

The Halphen media library of the EIJM just acquired this 4 DVD boxset, which is now available for consultation. Over 10 h of history and films in Yiddish.
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CD

Sofia Falkovitch Cantor

For the first time in France, Jewish sacred music is sung by a female cantor accompanied by a chamber orchestra. The primary aim of the artist Sofia Falkovitch is to pass on and share her love (…)
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CD

To The Tavern

The EIJM’s latest acquisition. This new CD brings you klezmer at its most beguiling and seductive. The subtleties of the original tradition, combined with a kick-the-chairs-over ability to (…)
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Books, articles

The synagogue of la Victoire, 150 years of French judaism

This extraordinary book, beautifully illustrated was written by twenty specialists. It traces the history of this emblematic place, inseparable of French (…) Read more

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The Lost Paradise

In February 2016 was published this book that draws ethnographic and archival work to consider the entanglement of materiality, personhood, and temporality in the urban, Arabic-language musical (…) Read more

CD

ZARA LEVINA - The piano concertos

A beautiful CD joins our collections. Zara Alexandrovna Levina, is born in 1906 in Alexandrovsk (Ukraine), and witnessed two world wars, the Russian revolution, the collapse of the Russian Empire (…)
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Sheet music

Itsik’s Megilah

Released in March 2015, the Medem Center Arbeter Ring in Paris published the famous Purim Shpil written by the poet Itsik Manger, with lyrics and music score, put on music by Dov (…) Read more

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Gesänge aus der Synagogue / Chants of the synagogue

Published in 1997 at Koch Schwann editions, that CD puts under light some compositions for the synagogue for choir and organ written by Isaac and Jacques (…) Read more

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Sauvée des cendres (saved from the ashes)

Hélios Azoulay & l’Ensemble de Musique incidentale recreate lost works from music composers of the Holocaust. Read more

Books, articles

Klezmer : Music, History and Memory

Publication of the latest study on klezmer music, written by researcher, musician and dancer Walter Zev Feldman Read more

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Gala concert of the European Institute for Jewish Music – 3rd edition

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 12TH 2017,5H30 PM at the CORTOT HALL - 78 rue Cardinet, 75017 Paris The European Institute for Jewish Music is pleased to invite (…)

Conference: music, language and Jewish songs

Filmed conference (beneath), as part of the 1st edition of “Campus en Musique” festival, about music, languages and Jewish songs, by Hervé Roten, (…)

Du salon au front : Fernand Halphen (1872-1917), composer, patron and director of military music

A collective work published in April 2017 under the direction of Laure Schnapper, with the collaboration of Pierre-André Meyer – Preface by Hervé (…)

Discovering Jewish music: a conference by Hervé Roten

On May 3rd 2017 at 7 pm in the synagogue of Bordeaux, Hervé Roten will hold a conference on Jewish music, illustrated with many audio and video (…)

Marc-Alain Ouaknin invites Hervé Roten on his radio show « Talmudiques » broadcasted on France Culture

Radion Program on April 9 and 16 2017, from 9h10 am to 9h42 am. The blooming encounters of Jewish traditional songs with French variety gave (…)