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Ot azoy neyt a shnayder

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Ot azoy neyt a shnayder

Description

[Typewritten tape log inside box gives informant’s name as: Rachel Grober-Spivack. Variant seen elsewhere: Rokhl Spivack. ?? Typewritten note on tape log:] Work song. Mother ’s varied repertoire is an excellent reflection of the different influences on her: the traditional home of her religious-Chassidic parents, the youth interest in Zion, the current songs of the 19th c. pets and popular tunesmiths, the Ukrainian world around her. (Mother was born and raised in Bessarbia.) [Note in typewritten catalog, RG 620 black hand-bound hard-cover book:] My mother’s repertoire includes many influences: her childhood in her Chassidic home, the sounds and rhymes and songs of her youth (work songs, Zionist songs), the Slavic environment, Hebrew songs from the Kheyder, where her six brothers studied... (Although one log indicates that the items on this tape were recorded in 1955 in New York City, the songs were actually recorded in different session ranging from the 1940s-60s. LS)

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Ot azoy neyt a shnayder

Title

Ot azoy neyt a shnayder

Date

1948

Description

Note from black hardbound catalog:] Fragment. Whenever noises are heard on the tape, they are either from traffic noises which intruded themselves into the area where taping was taking place, or the noises of restlessness and fidgeting on the part of the group, which was present. Taping in groups stimulated the memory. Hearing the singers, the response would often be, “That’s not the way I sang it.” And their variants would be given.

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Ot azoy neyt a shnayder

Title

Ot azoy neyt a shnayder

Date

1964

Description

Numbers 12-14 were songs which Bessie Dux remembered from her childhood in a home frequented (in New York City) by anarchist-workers.

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“Ot azoy neyt a shnayder,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 20, 2020, https://ruthrubin.yivo.org/items/show/5976.
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