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Archive of Sephardi music is released online, with help from a Northeastern administrator

update Oct. 2021: This work, Eastern Mediterranean Judeo-Spanish Songs from The EMI Archive Trust, 1907-1912 by Rivka Havassy and Edwin Seroussi (Jewish Music Research Centre, Hebrew University of Jerusalem), won the 2021 Award for Excellence in Best Historical Research in Recorded Blues, Folk, or World Music, in the category of Best History, from the Association for Recorded Sound Collections. Congratulations!

Joel Bresler’s collaborative work with the Jewish Music Research Centre at Hebrew U is now available for streaming.  The Centre has e-released “Eastern Mediterranean Judeo-Spanish Songs from the EMI Archive Trust (1907-1912)”, along with an accompanying booklet representing years of scholarship about the music.  Joel contributed discographic research.

Joel Bresler is Director of Technology Ventures at the Center for Research Innovation, and is the founder and publisher of

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