Ethnomusicology

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 in the history of Jewish music. It will have taken 32 years (1986-2018) for this titanic work on Ethiopian Jewish music sees finally daylight. 3 CD’s, 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 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