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Tape 71 - Songs about Marriage II

Title

Tape 71 - Songs about Marriage II

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Es iz gefloygn di gilderne pave

Title

Es iz gefloygn di gilderne pave

Date

1956

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Shnirele mayne

Title

Shnirele mayne

Date

1957

Description

[Note on typewritten tape log in tape box:] From Lazar Axelbank’s wire recorder. Mrs. Skolnik said she had written [Tape 71] No. 2, based on the tune of the older Yiddish folksong “Mekhuteneste mayne.”

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Wedding tune

Title

Wedding tune

Date

1957

Description

[Note on typewritten tape log in tape box:] From Lazar Axelbank’s wire recorder.

Wordless tunes sung by male and female singers here, explained by woman (in Yiddish) played when the in-laws are escorted to the dinner. (tune is in 3/4 time. Then goes into a now-familiar freylekhs in 2/4)

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Shpil-zhe mir dem nayem sher

Title

Shpil-zhe mir dem nayem sher

Date

1957

Description

[Note on typewritten tape log in tape box:] From Lazar Axelbank’s wire recorder.

Yiddish words set to a few bars of the Russian Sher

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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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Di meydelekh vos viln vern kales

Title

Di meydelekh vos viln vern kales

Date

1948

Description

First few words:
The young girls who want to become brides,
don’t have the means to get married - there is great poverty.
Those that want to study need to dress as men as in Parisian magazines.
In 3/4 meter. Song cut off.

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Lomir beyde zayn a por

Title

Lomir beyde zayn a por

Date

1948

Description

Tune is one in instrumental collection of Moshe Beregovski.

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Raboynoy shel oylem vi dank ikh dir

Title

Raboynoy shel oylem vi dank ikh dir

Date

1948

Description

Tune is partial. Tune is also a familiar klezmer melody.

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Tokhter du lib

Title

Tokhter du lib

Date

1948

Description

Singer states in English that he heard his grandmother sing this when he was a little boy and remembers only a few bars. He thinks it’s “archaic Yiddish” dating back to 17th or 18th century.

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Yomi, yomi

Title

Yomi, yomi

Date

1948

Description

The mother asks her daughter what she wants - a dress? a pair of shoes?
The chorus is daughter saying, neyne mamele neyn (no mother, no)
du veyst nisht vos ikh meyn (you don’t know what I mean)
du kenst mikh nisht farshteyn (you can’t understand me)
du bist a shletkhte mame (you’re a bad mother), du veyst nisht vos ikh meyn

Then the mother asks - a khusn? (a groom)
and the daughter says, yes, you’re a good mother.

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Di mame hot mir geshikt

Title

Di mame hot mir geshikt

Date

1962

Description

Daughter relates that her mother sends her to the market for various items... She falls in love with the sons of the tradesmen and swoons over their respective eyes, teeth, sidecurls.

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Iz gefloygn di gilderne pave

Title

Iz gefloygn di gilderne pave

Date

1962

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