Liturgy

La Chorale le Chant Sacré

This 2nd CD from the choir Le Chant Sacré (The Sacred Song) was recorded for a concert that took place in the Synagogue of Obernai, in November 2012. One can hear on it tunes for Shabbat, the High (…) 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

Cantor Haim Ischakis

Released in 2018 by the Europäische Zentrum für Jüdische Musik (EZJM), this 4 CD boxset offers a wide musical panorama of the liturgical tradition of Romaniote Jews from (…) Read more

Tribute concert to Cantor Moshe Koussevitzki

Concert filmed for the 25th anniversary of the death of Cantor Moshe Koussevitzki Read more

The cantor, or chazan : vehicle of synagogal chant - Jacques Arnold

As part of the day of study Vox Aurea-Via Sacra 2014, dedicated to sacred Jewish music, Jacques Arnold, cantor, rabbi and also member of the Jewish choir of France, invites us to consider the (…) Read more

Samuel Naumbourg (1817-1880)

PLAYLIST : A selection of liturgical compositions by Samuel Naumbourg, one of the main reformers of the French Consistorial cult in the second half of the 19th (…) Read more

Naumbourg, Samuel (1817-1880)

Born on March 15th, 1817 in Dennenlohe, in Bavaria, Samuel Naumbourg comes from a long lineage of famous cantors. Going to the synagogue very young, he learns cantorial art from South Germany. (…)
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Liturgical chants by Salomon Sulzer (1804-1890)

PLAYLIST : The best liturgical tunes by Salomon Sulzer, precursor of the new synagogal music in Europe in the beginning of the 19th century Read more

The mystical singing in hassidic tradition - Marc-Alain Ouaknin

As part of the day of study Vox Aurea-Via Sacra 2014, dedicated to sacred Jewish music, Marc-Alain Ouaknin. Rabbi, philosopher and teacher in faculty, shares a reflexion about hassidic singing (…) Read more