Look up artist Wolfson, A. L.


Name: Wolfson, A. L.
Name (Yiddish): װאָלפֿסאָן, אַ. ל.
Born: 1867
Died: 1946

Songs written or composed


Title: Vilna -- װילנאַ
Author: Wolfson, A. L. -- װאָלפֿסאָן, אַ. ל.
Composer: Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Genre: Place
Subject: Vilna/Memory/Yearning/City/Inspiration
Origin: Alb K-096(a)/Alb V-001(a)/Alb F-032(a)/A-054(a)
Transliteration: Alb K-096(a)/A-054(a)/Alb B-122(a)/Alb 126(a)
Translation: Alb K-096(a)/Alb K-029(a)/A-054(a)/Alb B-122(a)/Alb 126(a)

Recordings:


On album: E-025(a) (Europaisches Jiddish-Festival Leverkusen 1993)
Track ID: 26901
Vocal Kropoves, Dr. Maria
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh ...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט

On album: F-032(a) (Songs of the Ghettos & Camps Compiled by Gila Flam)
Track ID: 16610
Vocal Segal, Betty
Accordion Dayches, Kiva, accordion acc
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: See Forwards May 10, 1991 in "Pearl" and notes with album

On album: G-048(b) (die "gojim" S'firt Keyn Veg Tsurik Vilna 1941-43)
Track ID: 20399
Artist: Di Gojim (Austria) די גױעם (עסטרײַך)
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: "tmimes" ""תּמימות naivete ??

On album: K-029(a) (Klezmer Conservatory Band Yiddishe Renaissance`)
Track ID: 16604
Vocal Bressler, Judy
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: "tmimes" ""תּמימות naivete ??

On album: K-064(a) (Jiddischkeit a concert in the Jewish Spirit Bente Kahn)
Track ID: 18699
Vocal Kahan, Bente
Artist: Gjertrud's Gipsy Orchestra
Conductor Okland, Gjertrud
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Track comment: "tmimes" ""תּמימות naivete ??

On album: K-068(a) (Klezamir Yiddish-Klezmer-Israeli Featuring Fraidy Katz -- קלעזאַמיר)
Track ID: 22615
Artist: Klezamir
Vocal Fraidy Katz
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: See Pearl in May 10, 1991 Forward

On album: K-096(a) (Fraidy Katz Sings Yiddish/ The Eternal Question/ Di Alte Kashe -- פֿריידע כּ'ץ די אַלטע קשיא)
Track ID: 33417
Drums Shea, Tom
Vocal Fraidy Katz
Artist: The Lonesome Brothers
Guitars/Keyboard Armenti, Jim
Bass Guitar Mason, Ray
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh fartrakht, vu es murmlen…
First line (Yiddish):װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 4:11

On album: O-009(a) (Moni Ovadia Theatre Orchestra Oylem Goylem)
Track ID: 21242
Vocal Ovida, Moni
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט

On album: P-028(a) (Cantor David Propis sings Memories of Home)
Track ID: 25162
Vocal/Arranger Propis, Khazn David
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh ...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

On album: R-042(a) (Eleanor Reissa Going Home Gems of Yiddish Song)
Track ID: 16609
Vocal Reissa, Eleanor
Artist London, Frank
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: See Pearl in May 10, 1991 Forward

On album: A-035(a) (Lomp Nokh Nit Farloshn Jiddische Lieder Gruppe Aufwind -- לאָמפּ נאָך נישט פֿאַרלאָשן)
Track ID: 21663
Artist: Aufwind
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh...
First line (Yiddish):װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: "tmimes" ""תּמימות naivete ??
Language: Yiddish

On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31986
Artist: Aufwind
Violin/Arranger Koch, Claudia
Mandolin/Guitar/Arranger Reich, Hardy
Bandonian/Arranger Rohde, Andreas
Clarinets/Bass Clarinet/Blockflote/Percussion Hermerschmidt, Jan
Contrabass Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh …
First line (Yiddish):װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט,...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 4:25

On album: T-022(a) (Nizza Thobi Mir Lebn Ejbig)
Track ID: 16607
Vocal Thobi, Nizza
Artist: Herchenhahn H. Quartet
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Track comment: "tmimes" ""תּמימות naivete ??

On album: A-054(a) (Robert Paul Abelson, Baritone / Joyce Rosenzweig, Piano / A Leyter Tus Himl/ A Ladder to Heaven/ The Art of Jewish Song -- אַ לייטער צום הימל)
Track ID: 34306
Vocal Abelson, Khazn Robert Paul
Piano/Arranger Rosenzweig, Joyce
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh fartrakht, vu es murmlen…
First line (Yiddish):װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Art Song
Length: 4:26

On album: V-001(a) (Songs of the Vilna Ghetto -- דאָס געזאַנג פֿון װילנער געטאָ)
Track ID: 16605
Vocal Alberstein, Chava -- אַלבערשטײַן, חוה
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh ...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: "tmimes" ""תּמימות naivete ??

On album: V-003(a) (Khor Vilna / Dirigent: Borukh Zhislin -- כאָר װילנע דיריגענט: ברןך זשיסלין)
Track ID: 16606
Vocal Vilna Khor -- װילנאַ כאָר
Conductor Zhislin, Borukh, conductor -- זשיסלין, ברוך, דיריגענט
Piano Burgin, Nekhemia, piano -- בורגין, נחמיה, קלאַװיר
Vocal Vilna Khor -- װילנאַ כאָר
Vocal Burgin, Yekhiel -- בורגין, יחיאל
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh ...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Track comment: "tmimes" ""תּמימות naivete ??

On album: B-055(a) (Bread & Candy Script by Irena Klepfisz)
Track ID: 16608
Vocal Ensemble -- אַנסאַמבל
Musical Director London, Frank
Vocal Reissa, Eleanor
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: "tmimes" ""תּמימות naivete ?? From Bread & Candy

On album: B-086(a) (In Love And In Struggle/Musical Legacy of..Jewish Labor Bund -- אין ליבשאַפֿט און אין קאַמף\ די מוזיקאַלישע ירושה פֿונעם...בונד)
Track ID: 27545
Vocal Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Vocal New Yiddish Chorale
First line: Vilne, vilne, undzer heymshtot, undzer benkshaft un bager...
First line:װילנע, װילמע, אונדזער הײמשטאָט, אונדזער בענקשאַפֿט און באַגער...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: See Forwards May 10, 1991 in "Perl"
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Concert

On album: B-122(a) (Banda Klezmer Brasil /Brazil Klezmer Band / Mishmash a Brasilleira)
Track ID: 37054
Artist: Klezmer Brazil Band
Clarinet/Musical Direction/Arranger Travossos, Alexandre Fracalanza
Violin Graton, David
Vocal Sznajder, Debby
Viola/Acoustic Guitar Maluf, Julio Giudice
Accordion Barletta, Luciana
Contra Bass Dias, Neimar
Percussion Marini, Ricardo
Keyboards Travossos, Tania Frankiel
"Bandolim" and "Cavaquinho" Carra, Camilo
Bass Trombone Moreira, Joao Paulo
Trumpet de Melo, Luciano Jose
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh fartrakht, vu es murmlen…
First line (Yiddish):װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנע ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 4:14

On album: B-126(a) (A Besere Velt/ Yiddish Community Chorus of Boston Workmen's Circle)
Track ID: 37955
Vocal Yiddish Community Chorus of Boston, WC
Soloist Gerut, Rosalie
Arranger Zuckerman, Mark -- זוקערמאַן, מאַרק
First line: Vilna, shtot fun gayst un tmimes, Vilna, yidishlekh fartrakht, vu es murmlen…
First line (Yiddish):װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט,…
Language: Yiddish
Style: Chorale/Acapella

On album: C-035(a) (Dreaming In Yiddish Adrienne Cooper, vocals)
Track ID: 23994
Vocal Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Piano Rosenzweig, Joyce
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh ...
First line:װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Credited erroneously to Shmerke Kacaerginski

Title: Itsikl Klezmer (Secunda) -- איציקל קלעזמער
Author: Wolfson, A. L. -- װאָלפֿסאָן, אַ. ל.
Composer: Secunda, Sholom -- סעקונדאַ, שלום
Genre: Theater/Occupation
Subject: Klezmer/Fiddle/Virtuoso/Joy/Adulation
Additional song notes: From the musical "Oy Di Meydlekh"

Recordings:


On album: K-116(a)1 (Yitzchak Koller/ Songs from the Shtetl/ Disk 1)
Track ID: 35476
Language: English
Style: Introduction/Explanation/Spoken Word
Length: 0:24

On album: K-116(a)1 (Yitzchak Koller/ Songs from the Shtetl/ Disk 1)
Track ID: 35475
Vocal Koller, Yitzchak -- קאָלער, יצחק
Guitar Tal, Gabriella
First line: Ven yosele tsushpilt zikh vert freylekher in shtot, oy nemt er nor di fidl...
First line (Yiddish):ווען יאָסעלע צוששפּילט זיך, וועט פֿרייליכער אין שטאָט, אוי, נעמט ער נאָר די...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk
Length: 4:32

Title: Vilna (Video) -- װילנאַ
Author: Wolfson, A. L. -- װאָלפֿסאָן, אַ. ל.
Genre: Place
Subject: Vilna/Memory/Yearning
Origin: Alb K-096(a)/Alb V-001(a)/Alb F-032(a)
Transliteration: Alb K-096(a)
Translation: Alb K-096(a)/Alb K-029(a)

Contact: yidsong@pobox.upenn.edu