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music in yiddish cinema

One of Metropolitan Klezmer’s specialties is the fascinating range of music found in vintage Yiddish film soundtracks, from tango to tragic lullaby to tenement wedding dance. The band performs both little-known folkloric gems and tunes which show interchange between Yiddish and mainstream popular cultures. read more

 

Metropolitan Klezmer

Metropolitan Klezmer: Mosaic Persuasion — featuring guest artists from the all-female Isle of Klezbos. Nearly a full hour of eclectic exuberance, including lesser-known gems adapted from Yiddish film soundtracks and theater classics, plus a lush six-page booklet with complete Yiddish lyrics, transliteration and English translation, and colorful photos of both bands.

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  1. Kalarash/Dancing With Chairs
  2. Brandwein in the Lotus Groove
  3. Northern Doyna/An Alter Nigun [An Old Tune]/Abi Gezunt [As Long As You're Healthy]
  4. Samovar Freylekhs
  5. Mayn Rue plats [My Resting Place]
  6. In Laws’ Taxim/Mekhutonim Tants [In-Laws' Dance]
  7. Muzikalisher Tango
  8. Humphrey Bulgar
  9. Lomir Zikh Iberbetn [Let's Make Up]
  10. Medyatsiner Waltz
  11. East(ern) Village Hanuka
  12. Uskudar Taxim/Terk in Amerike
  13. Unter di Khurves fun Poyln [Under the Ruins of Poland]
  14. Rifka’s Dream
  15. Szol a Kakas Mar [The Rooster Crows]
  16. Araber Tants [Arab Dance]