Ethnomusicology

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 ethnomusicologyoctorant en and teacher of music education at the Paris academy, (…) Read more

Se réinventer au présent

Jessica Roda just published at the Presses universitaires de Rennes Editions a book dedicated to the Judeo-Spanish people of france and their musical (…) Read more

The Sillamy archives

New unique documents arrived to enrich this collection composed of discs, field recordings, press clips, books, photographies... most of them being very (…) Read more

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

Oy oy oy gevalt ! Jews and punk

In 2016 was published the book "Oy oy oy Gevalt! Jews and Punk". This ethnographic study on the relations between Jews and punk, particularly in music, is now available for consultation in the (…) Read more

Classical Music – Fréderic Hutman

Radio show hosted by Fréderic Hutman, broadcasted on RCJ radio on January 15th 2017. Musique Classique ; Guest : Hervé Roten, musicologist. Read more

Le grand livre des musiques sacrées du monde

Book in French. The EIJM just received the latest book by Gérard Kurkdjian, dedicated to sacred music. In 18 chapters, he travels through the great musical traditions in Christianism, Judaism, (…) Read more

The revival of klezmer music - Hervé Roten and Denis Cuniot

As part of the Days of Yiddish culture 2010, Hervé Roten, ethnomusicologist and director of the European Institute for Jewish Music and Denis Cuniot, klezmer pianist, present to us a general view (…) Read more

Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany

Klezmer in Europe has been a controversial topic ever since this traditional Jewish wedding music made it to the concert halls and discos of Berlin, Warsaw, Budapest and Prague. Played mostly by (…) Read more