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Lubavitsher tune ["der alter Rebbe's nign”]

Title

Lubavitsher tune ["der alter Rebbe's nign”]

Date

1958

Description

[Note from tape log inside tape box:] HASIDIC [sic] SONG without words, was a MALE song. Hence few women are carriers... The first four tunes were taken off a wire recorder owned by Lazar Axelbank, who recorded his family singing at a house party... The question marks indicate doubt as to the type of NIGN (or tune) this might be... It may or may not be a Hasidic tune. Many tunes were table songs tunes [sic], during festivals and Sabbath and holiday meals... 41897 Ruth Rubin tape was digitized.

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“Lubavitsher tune ["der alter Rebbe's nign”],” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 21, 2020, https://ruthrubin.yivo.org/items/show/4402.
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