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Tropower, Sam

Ikh vel aykh gebn tsu derklern

Title

Ikh vel aykh gebn tsu derklern

Date

1955

Description

Counting song with a wordless chorus
1 khusn’s tish ([groom’s table] where one eats and makes merry and sings
2 khusn-kale ([bride and groom] they stand in front of everyone
3 mekhetonim [in-laws]
4 the khupe shtangen [poles that hold up the wedding canopy]
5 the klezmorim ([musicians] they play for rich and poor)
6 di 6 teg (the 6 days during which you may and may not do things)
7 sheva brukhes (the seven wedding blessings, where the dowry [nadn] and misery [kadokhes] are declared)

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Citation

“Ikh vel aykh gebn tsu derklern,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 29, 2020, https://ruthrubin.yivo.org/items/show/2077.
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Vos iz mir azoy fintster mayn velt

Title

Vos iz mir azoy fintster mayn velt

Date

1956

Description

[Note in typewritten tape log in box:] Akore lid. “Camp Solomon” is an adult recreation camp, conducted by the educational Alliance. The camp has since moved to Lake Charles, NY. Some of the songs sung by their “elderly” campers. may be moralistic, badkhonish, as well as American theatrical or popular, folkloristic, etc. [No record for Tape 21 or Tape 22 in typewritten black hardbound catalog.]

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The materials on this web site may be used for personal, research and educational purposes only. Publication (including posting on the Internet and online exhibitions) or any other use without prior authorization is prohibited. Please visit https://www.yivo.org/Rights-Reproductions for more information about use of materials from this website.

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Citation

“Vos iz mir azoy fintster mayn velt,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 29, 2020, https://ruthrubin.yivo.org/items/show/4877.
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