Ever Kayona | אבר כיונה

‘Ever Kayona’ is based on Psalm 55, written by Yaron Cherniak ft. Daniella Tourgeman.

Yaron Cherniak

Welcome to the Official site of composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer Yaron Cherniak.

Ya Shema

‘Ya Shema’ is a Jewish sacred poem, namely “Piyut”, written by Yehuda Halevi, a Jewish Rabbi and Philosopher from the 10th-11th century who lived mostly in Spain. 

Miqedem - Eshkona

Miqedem’s third album, Eshkona (“I will rest”) is the band’s most collaborative and instrumentally diverse album, it includes guest from the Israeli world-music scene. 

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In Your Light (B'Orcha)

Khodaye Mohabbat // خدای محبّت // God Of Love [Video Clip] – The Singing Nightingale
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Ever Kayona | אבר כיונה

Yaron Cherniak ft. Daniella Tourgeman

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God Of Love

Khodaye Mohabbat // خدای محبّت // God Of Love [Video Clip] – The Singing Nightingale
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Biography

Yaron Cherniak ירון צ׳רניאק is a Jerusalem-based performer, composer, and Musicologist. He is known as a multi-instrumentalist playing the Persian Tar, Turkish Saz, Cretan Lyra, Hurdy Gurdy and more. His areas of research as a musicologist is in various ancient music cultures such as Persian, Kurdish and Jewish traditional genres.

Instruments

The Persian Tār is a long necked lute. This instrument anatomy shows a body with two unequal heart-shaped openings...
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The Shurāngiz (شورانگیز, meaning tumult-exciting) is a Persian musical instrument, based on the Setar...
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The main instrument of Cretan Music is the Cretan Lyra, a small three stringed fiddle held upright on the knee,...
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The hurdy-gurdy carries different names such as organistrum, symphonia (in Spain), chifonie, organica lyra, vielle à roue (In France)...
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The baglama, Turkey's national folk instrument, is a symbol of a Central Asian Turkic past as well as a Turkish present that identifies strongly...
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Learn to play!

Want to learn about the Persian Tar or Cretan Lyra? Yaron offers on- and offline music lessons.

Discography