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Tape 73 - Miscellaneous VIII

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Tape 73 - Miscellaneous VIII

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Ver hot geshribn dem pagerey?

Title

Ver hot geshribn dem pagerey?

Date

1948

Description

[Note in typewritten tape log in box]: Parody on Itzik Manger’s “Rabeynu Tam,” sung by a Chilean, visiting here. Sung at a house party. [of several men and women with fine singing voices who join in the chorus and parts of the verses and are having a merry time!]

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Belayu pokrivala

Title

Belayu pokrivala

Date

1962

Description

Russian poem, on the 1849 struggle against the Russians - and the end of the Habsburgs. On October 13 about 50 were executed. (Song 3 on this tape is a Yiddish version of this poem) From additional tape, “73B” with song #3 and Anna Berkowitz’s performance of A graf fun Ungarn (see Tape 4)

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A graf fun Ungarn

Title

A graf fun Ungarn

Date

1962

Description

Russian poem, on the 1849 struggle against the Russians - and the end of the Habsburgs. On October 13 about 50 were executed. (Song 3 on this tape is a Yiddish version of this poem) From additional tape, “73B” with song #3 and Anna Berkowitz’s performance of A graf fun Ungarn (see Tape 4)

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A mayse mit a khelemer keyser in goldene shikh

Title

A mayse mit a khelemer keyser in goldene shikh

Date

1957

Description

[Error in tape log. This is correct title of second track listened to on 7/16/12] The Chelmers once had a king, but he couldn’t receive honor, because no one knew who he was: he wore regular leather shoes. The Chelmers met and decided that the king should wear golden shoes
all the women of the town donated their jewelry and the goldsmith made golden shoes out of it. But there was a great mud, and the golden shoes were covered in it
so the king couldn’t receive the honor due him. Another meeting. The Chelmers decided to have the shoemaker make leather shoes the king could wear over his golden ones. But then - the gold didn’t shine out so the king couldn’t receive the honor due him. Another meeting. Have the shoemaker make holes on all sides of the shoes so that the gold would shine through. Except that the holes let in the mud, and the golden shoes were covered in it
so the king couldn’t receive the honor due him. Another meeting. Stop up the holes with straw. Except that the straw obscured the golden shoes, too
so the king couldn’t receive the honor due him. Another meeting. Decided it was that the king should carry the golden shoes - holding them out in front of everyone - so everyone knew he was king - and walk with leather ones. Then everyone knew he was king and could give him the honor he was due. [Sound problem on one track: bleed from reverse side?]

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A maysele mi a briderl mit a shvesterl

Title

A maysele mi a briderl mit a shvesterl

Date

1957

Description

in 3/4 meter. Moshe & Sorele’s mother went to the market, but didn’t come back right away. The children went into the forest and got lost. A big, black bear suddenly approached and asked them what are you doing here in the forest? Aren’t you afraid that I’m going to eat you up? They said, dear bear, don’t touch us, our mother will reward you with a cookie with poppy seeds. The bear went away, but the children remained. A wolf suddenly appeared - it had sharp teeth. It asked them what are you doing here in the forest? Aren’t you afraid that I’m going to eat you up? They said, dear wolf, don’t touch us, our mother will reward you with a cookie with poppy seeds. The wolf went away, but the children remained. A storm came up in the woods. The children cried - oh dear mother, we don’t want to be alone. An angel suddenly arrived and accompanied them home. [Error in typewritten tape log inside box. This is correct title of track 3 as listened to on 7/16/12.]

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A mol iz geven a vilder man

Title

A mol iz geven a vilder man

Date

1958

Description

Recited in rhymed Yiddish (rough translation) A wild man had 12 wives. The first milked the cows The 2nd set the cup (?) The 3rd laid wood in the oven. The 4th made yeast bread. The 5th swept the house. The 6th threw out the garbage. The 7th set the table. The 8th carried chickens and fish. The 9th went down to the cellar. The 10th tapped __?__ and wine. The 11th made the bed. The 12th came and laid down. [Error in typewritten tape log inside box. This is correct title of track 4 as listened to on 7/16/12.]

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A mol iz geven a dyed mit a babe

Title

A mol iz geven a dyed mit a babe

Date

1958

Description

The dyed mit a babe had a lot of children. The left them alone in the house and told the children to hide themselves One on the table, one under it One on the chair, one under it One on the oven, one under it A bear knocked on the door and said, children, open up, open up. The children refused. He gave a knock on the door and entered and ate up all the children. The dyed mit a babe came back from the forest they caught him, fooled him, and opened him up and took out all the children And they put in stones and bones, wood and spots, pins and needles, sewed up his stomach and let him go. The bear went around and cried, “stones and bones, wood and spots are in my stomach.” The children grew up, put on tidy clothes, and let them go. [Error in typewritten tape log inside box. This is correct title of track 5 as listened to on 7/16/12.]

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