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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’s Yiddish For Travelers — Sixty minutes, 24 tracks, plus a colorful 8-page insert with full lyrics, translations and fabulous fun artwork. Metropolitan Klezmer’s debut album… Klezmer in every dimension!

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  1. Nokh a gleyzl vayn (Another Glass of Wine)
  2. C Minor Bulgar
  3. Fifth Floor Khosidl
  4. Mangiko/Yoshke fort avek (Greek & Yiddish versions)
  5. Der feter Max’s bulgar (Uncle Max’s Bulgar Dance)
  6. Libes shmertsn (The Pain of Love)
  7. Sheyn vi di levone (Beautiful as the Moon)
  8. Yosl, Yosl (Joey, Joey)
  9. Farlangen (Longing)
  10. Der gasn nigun (The Street Tune)
  11. Ken O’Hara Freylekh
  12. Russian Sher (Scissors Dance)
  13. Fiselekh (Happy Feet)
  14. Der yidisher soldat in di trenches (Jewish Soldier in the Trenches)
  15. Rozhinkes mit mandlen (Raisins and Almonds)
  16. Metropolitan Raisins (jazz version)
  17. Oy tate (Oh Father)
  18. Zhok a la Dave
  19. Steve’s Bar Mitzve
  20. Ismail’s Doyna
  21. Bessarabian Hora
  22. Kostakowsky Sirba
  23. Volokh
  24. Der miropoler rebe’s nigun (Miropoler Rebbe Chant) Dybbuk March