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Ellstein: Great Songs of the Yiddish Stage, Vol. 1 (Milken Archive of American Jewish Music)


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Product Details

  • Audio CD (September 23, 2003)
  • SPARS Code: DDD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Milken Archive
  • Run Time: 63 minutes
  • ASIN: B0000C508K
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #135,073 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Der Nayer Sher - Simon Spiro
2. Oygn - Elizabeth Shammash
3. Ikh Vil Es Hern Nokh Amol - Simon Spiro
4. Ikh Zing - Robert Bloch
5. Abi Gezunt - Amy Goldstein
6. Zog Es Mir Nokh Amol - Bruce Adler
7. Di Grine Kuzine - Joanne Borts
8. Vos Geven Iz Geven Un Nito - Simon Spiro
9. Oy Mame, Bin Ikh Farlibt - Elizabeth Shammash
10. Zog, Zog, Zog Es Mir - Nell Snaidas
11. Der Dishvasher - Robert Abelson
12. Du Shaynst Vi Di Zun - Nell Snaidas
13. Vos Iz Gevorn Fun Mayn Shtetele? - Benzion Miller
14. Mazl - Elizabeth Shammash
15. Ikh Bin A 'Boarder' Bay Mayn Vayb (Doctor) - Bruce Adler
16. Der Alter Tzigayner - Simon Spiro

Editorial Reviews

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"The American Yiddish musical theater, a vibrant expression of the immigrant experience, became famous during its heyday in the 1920s-1940s. Combining the musical flavors of Viennese operetta, Tin Pan Alley, and eastern European nostalgia, these song

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"...lively, affecting, beautifully performed pieces." -- New York Daily News

"Utterly delightful..." -- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on March 9, 2004
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This CD is perfect for fans of Yiddish folk music and newcomers to the genre alike. It is a great introduction to some of the treasures of the Yiddish stage. Especially worth noting are the four tracks sung by Elizabeth Shammash, whose rich Mezzo-Soprano voice brings a great sensitivity and tone to her pieces.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Coco Pazzo on January 18, 2005
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Great collection of yiddish musical theatre favorites. Unfortunately the singers were told to sing the songs in a supposedly "authentic" galician accent which in certain instances is completely incomprehensible to any yiddish speaker.The singers are quite good and the orchestrations are lush and well done.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Mike on October 9, 2011
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My grandfather is Ilia Trilling, one of the composers on this CD, who passed away before I was born. I have piles of his sheet music but can't read notes so it was a thrill to finally hear his work performed.
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