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Axelbank, Peysekh

Title

Axelbank, Peysekh

Subject

Brother of Basye.

"Mr. Lazar Axelbank's mother & father came from Novo Constantinov, Ukraine, 30 miles from Mezbezh (birthplace of the Baal Shem Tov), near Berditchev. Not until his mother had passed away did Lazar manage to get some tunes down on his wire recorder, with the help of sister Basye, who remembered them. This applies to Pesech A. also."

[From blue index, RG 620, box 30]

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Vi polyaki, vi duraki

Title

Vi polyaki, vi duraki

Date

1948

Description

[Note in typewritten tape log in box:] Followed by the Slavic song. From Lazar Axelbank’s wire recorder.

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Mezhbesher tune

Title

Mezhbesher tune

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... 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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Mezhbezher tune

Title

Mezhbezher tune

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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Mezhbezher tune

Title

Mezhbezher tune

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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Mezhbezher tune

Title

Mezhbezher tune

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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Oy gevald, a ganef

Title

Oy gevald, a ganef

Date

1958

Description

From L. Axelbank’s wire recorder

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Megiles Ester (reading)

Title

Megiles Ester (reading)

Date

1958

Description

The informant recites from the Book of Esther, as he recalls it from his home town in Bessarabia. Source: Leyzer Axelbank’s tape

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