Judeo Spanish music and folklore



Sephardic Music

The production of the albums Recuerdos Sefarditas is mainly credited to Alberto Roffe Bentolila "ZL" . After his arrival in Venezuela (1955) from Morocco, Alberto wishes to formally compile all of the songs that his wife, Esther Benchimol de Roffe sung, and that they both knew from their childhood.

Romantic songs, prayers, and Holiday poems that are part of the history of the Jews that were exiled from Spain in 1492. In the beginning of the 70s, together with Esther Benchimol, he materializes his project of producing an album of Sephardic music, showing different professionals the Collection of ancient Judeo Spanish music that he had worked on and translated for many years.

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Discography

The best of Recuerdos Sefarditas Cd 1 y Cd 2

Special Edition with new songs

Songs

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1 ABRAHAM ABINU

2 AY LO GUENO

3 DAY DE CENAR AL DESPOSADO

4 DEMANDADO DE LOS SABIOS

5 DICE LA NUESTRA NOVIA

6 EL JUICIO DEL REY SALOMON

7 EL PAIPERO

8 EN LA CIUDAD DE TOLEDO

9 ESCALERICA DE ORO

10 ESCUCHIS SR. SOLDADO

11 ESTA NOCHE DE PURIM

12 ESTA RAHEL LA ESTIMOSA

13 ESTHER MI BIEN

14 HI TORA LANU NITANA CANCIONES ESTHER

15 LA SERENA (SI LA MAR FUERA DE LECHE)

16 MIRI LA NOVIA ANDANDO

17 MOISES SALIO DE MISRAYIM

18 RABI SHIMHON Y RABI MEIR

19 RIBI YEHUDA YABALI (PIYUT DE HILULA O LAG BAHOMER)

20 UNA TARDE DE VERANO

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History

Sephardic Jews (Sephardic meaning the Spanish in Hebrew) are the decedents of those Jews that were exiled from Spain in 1492 during the Spanish inquisition.

The Sephardic Spreads along many countries...

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Important People

The production of the Recuerdos Sefaraditas albums are credited to Alberto Roffe Bentolila "ZL" Part of his legacy is the result of the work on Sephardic culture that he was able to accomplish in Venezuelan soil, where he was welcomed with affection and respect.

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