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[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... To one listener this nign sounds very Hasidic - a march. Tape box states it is a Mezhbesher tune. The singer, Peysekh Axelbank relates (in Yiddish) after he sings that his music teacher, Khazan Hersh? taught solfege in Warsaw 41897 Ruth Rubin tape was digitized.
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“Mezhbesher tune,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed April 23, 2021, https://ruthrubin.yivo.org/items/show/4398.