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Ale meydlekh fun undzer land


Ale meydlekh fun undzer land




[With prompting, the informant sings the same song twice.]
Note from typewritten tape log in box:] These [marriage songs] are not songs of ceremonials or rites. These are songs which touch upon the marriage theme, either in jest, satirically, in dance or even in a children’s rhyme like [Tape 70] No. 3. Sometimes they bear the mark of the marriage entertainer (badkhn). [Handwritten note:] Like [Tape 70] No. 5.


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“Ale meydlekh fun undzer land,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed September 24, 2023,
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