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Sephardic Music: Cultural Convergence In Song

January 31 clock 07:00 PM

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Alliance Fran├žaise
Toronto, ON

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LECTURE - TALK IN FRENCH

SEPHARDIC MUSIC: CULTURAL CONVERGENCE IN SONG

Sephardic music is the product of cultural confluences from around the globe. Its roots can be traced back to the medieval Iberian world, but they are also found in diasporic Jewish communities in Morocco, Greece, Turkey, the Balkans, and the Americas.

By Judith R. Cohen performer and ethnomusicologist specializing in Judeo-Spanish Sephardic songs, as well as in medieval and traditional music, including Balkan, Portuguese, Yiddish, and French Canadian songs.