Look up artist Tamir, A.


Name: Tamir, A.
Name (Yiddish): װאָלקאָװיסקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Name (Hebrew): תמיר, א.
Also known as: Volkoviski, Alexl -- װאָלקאָװיסקי, אַלעקסאַנדער -- װאָלקאָװיסקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Born: 1932 (Vilna)
Comment: Name was originally Alex Volkovski

Songs written or composed


Title: Shtiler Shtiler (Kaczerginski) -- שטילער שטילער (קאַטשערגינסקי)
Also known as: Ponar
Also known as: Ponar Lid
Also known as: Ponar Vig Lid
Also known as: Poner
Author: Kaczerginski, Shmerke -- קאַטשערגינסקי, שמערקע
Composer: Tamir, A. -- װאָלקאָװיסקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Genre: Holocaust/Place/Lullaby/ Vig Lid
Subject: Ponar/Hope
Origin: Ephemera 1203/Kaczer 88/Alb V-001(a)/Alb B-003(a)/Alb V-001(c)/Vinkov 4 84
Transliteration: ML WAH 46/Alb D-004(n)/Alb G-005(b)/Alb K-059(c)/Alb F-042(a)/Vinkov 4 84
Translation: Ephemera 1204/Alb-004(n)/ML WAH 46/Alb K-059(c)/Alb G-005(b)/Alb V-001(c)
Music: ML WAH 46/Vinkov 4 84
Additional song notes: Hebrew Text in album notes for V-001(b) and Ephemera 1203 Music contest organized by Jewish Council of Vilna Ghetto won by 11 year old.

Related information in folder 544:

Sheet music:


Folder: 50
Series: 1
Arranger: I. R. Meisels
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Transliteration
Publisher: I. R. M.
Provenance: Gift of Barbara Moskow
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do, s'hobn ze
First line (Yiddish): שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שווײַגן, קבֿרים וואַקסן דאָ, ס'האָבן זע פֿאַרפֿלאַנצט

Recordings:


On album: xV-001(b)
Track ID: 12314
Vocal Reuveni, Dorit -- ראבני, דורית
First line: Sheket, sheket, bene nakhrisha! Kon tsumkhim kvarim
First line:שקט, שקט, בּני, נחרישה! כּאן צוֹמחים קברים,
Track comment: Hebrew version by Avraham Shlonsky

On album: xT-022(a)
Track ID: 12315
Vocal Thobi, Nizza
Vocal Herchenhahn H. Quartet
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line (Yiddish):שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Track comment: Recorded in West Germany undr title "Ponar Lid"
Language: Yiddish

On album: G-005(b) (Hazzan Isaac Goodfriend Songs of Martyrdom and Hope -- לידער פֿון קאַמף און בּטחון)
Track ID: 18633
Artist Goodfriend, Khazn Isaac
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...

On album: G-048(b) (die "gojim" S'firt Keyn Veg Tsurik Vilna 1941-43)
Track ID: 20413
Artist Di Gojim (Austria) די גױעם (עסטרײַך)
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Recorded under "Ponar Vig Lid"

On album: xG-048(b)
Track ID: 20414
Vocal Di Gojim (Austria) די גױעם (עסטרײַך)
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Track comment: Recorded under "Ponar Vig Lid"

On album: C-032(c) (Chutzpah Labor & Holocaust Songs of Hope Courage & Defiance -- חי)
Track ID: 21297
Artist Krasnowsky, Frank
Arranger/Piano Anschell-Steuer, Sydney
First line: Quiet, quiet, we must be silent, graves, they grow nearby,
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Track comment: English adaptation by Frank Krasnowsky
Language: English/Yiddish

On album: A-001(k) (Chava Alberstein / Yiddish Songs -- חוה אלברשטיין / מארגאריטקעלעך)
Track ID: 23343
Vocal Alberstein, Chava -- אַלבערשטײַן, חוה
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Duplicate of A-01(e)

On album: K-059(c) (Daniel Kempin/ Mir Lebn Eybik/ lider fun getos un lagern -- מיר לעבן אײביק)
Track ID: 22963
Guitar Kempin, Daniel
Violin Reznik, Dimitri (b.1969), violin
Violin Meier, Sigi
Contrabass Muller, Thomas O. H.
Vocal Skurkovitsh, Sima (b.1924) סקורקאָװיטש, סינאַ (1924-)
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...

On album: L-004(e) (Our Town is Burning Cries From The Holocaust Leon Lishner)
Track ID: 22917
Vocal Osipov, Claire Klein
Artist Seattle Peace Theatre Singers
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

On album: B-003(y) (Sidor Belarsky Sings "Songs Of The Holocaust")
Track ID: 23372
Artist Belarsky, Sidor -- בעלאַרסקי, סידאָר
Conductor Orchestra and Chorus Heifetz, Vladimir -- חפֿץ, װלאַדימיר
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Duplicate B-03(a)

On album: G-048(b)2 (gojim Ess firt kejn weg zurik... Jiddische Lider...1941-43)
Track ID: 25936
Artist Di Gojim (Austria) די גױעם (עסטרײַך)
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Track comment: Recorded under "Ponar Vig Lid"

On album: T-022(a) (Nizza Thobi Mir Lebn Ejbig)
Track ID: 14302
Artist Thobi, Nizza
Artist Herchenhahn H. Quartet
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Track comment: Recorded in West Germany undr title "Ponar Lid"

On album: B-014(b) (Belina Siegfried Behrend Jiddish Songs "Es Brennt")
Track ID: 14303
Artist Belina
Arranger/Guitar Behrend, Siegfried
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Track comment: Recording made in Germany

On album: B-055(a) (Bread & Candy Script by Irena Klepfisz)
Track ID: 14304
Vocal Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Musical Director London, Frank
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line (Yiddish):שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: From "Bread And Candy" With "Kinder"
Language: Yiddish

On album: K-029(f) (The Klezmer Conservatory Band Old World Beat)
Track ID: 14305
Artist Klezmer Conservatory Band
Artist Bressler, Judy
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...

On album: F-032(c) (Remember The Children Songs...Children of the Holocaust)
Track ID: 14306
Vocal Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Artist Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...

On album: V-001(c) (Songs of the Ghettos (English Version))
Track ID: 14307
Artist Johnson, Sandra
First line: Softly, softly, in the silence, graves around us grow --
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: English version by Gila Abrahamson
Language: English

On album: R-012(b) (The Child In tHe Jewish Catastrophe Shammai Rosenblum -- הילד בּשואה שמאי רוזנבלום)
Track ID: 14308
Artist Rosenblum, Shami -- רוזנבלום, שמאי
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Translated from Yiddish by A. Shlonsky.
Language: Hebrew

On album: V-001(b) (Songs of the Ghettos (Hebrew Version) -- לידער פֿון געטאָס שירים מן הגיטאות)
Track ID: 14309
Vocal Reuveni, Dorit -- ראבני, דורית
Hebrew Adaptation Shlonsky, Avraham -- שלאָנסקי, אבֿרהם
Arranger Cohen, Shimon -- כּהן, שמעון
Vocal Reuveni, Dorit -- ראבני, דורית
First line: Sheket, sheket, bni nakhrisha! kan tsumkhim kvarim
First line (Hebrew):שקט, שקט, בּני, נחרישה! כּאן צוֹמחים קברים,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Hebrew version by Avraham Shlonsky
Language: Hebrew

On album: Z-013(d) (Hear Our Voices/Zamir Choral/ Songs of the Ghettos and the Camps / Joshua Jacobson Conductor -- שמע קולנו)
Track ID: 26187
Vocal Thorpe, Catherine
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...

On album: F-042(a) (Basye Farbotene Lider Ojf Jiddish)
Track ID: 26879
Artist Frydman, Basia
Artist Hansson, Torsten, piano & arr
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Track comment: Recorded under "Ponar Lid"

On album: S-008(c) (Lea Szlanger in Song -- לאה שלאַנגער זינגעציק)
Track ID: 30994
Vocal Szlanger, Lea -- שלאַנגער, לאה
First line: shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line (Yiddish):שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ.
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

On album: D-004(n) (Songs Of The Ghettos sung by Louis Danto)
Track ID: 28019
Vocal Danto, Khazn Louis -- דאַנטאָ, חזן לואיס
Arranger Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do. S'hobn zey farflantst di...
First line (Yiddish):שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Lament

On album: M-096(a) (Urszula Makosz / Dos Lid Funem Khurbn/ Songs from the Ghettos and Jewish Resistance -- דאָד ליד פֿונעם חורבן)
Track ID: 36257
Vocal Makosz, Ursulaz
Piano Krol, Waldemar
Saxaphone/Clarinet Czubak, Irenousz
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do. S'hobn zey farflantst di...
First line (Yiddish):שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Lament
Length: 1:56

On album: L-005(a) (Nehama Lifschitz Recorded Live/First Appearance in Israel -- נחמה ליפשיץ הוקלט חי בהופעה פומבית רטשונה בּישׂראל)
Track ID: 14295
Vocal Lifshitz, Nekhama -- ליפֿשיץ, נחמה
Conductor/Arranger Graziani, Yitskhak -- גרציאני, יצחק
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...

On album: V-001(a) (Songs of the Vilna Ghetto -- דאָס געזאַנג פֿון װילנער געטאָ)
Track ID: 14296
Vocal Alberstein, Chava -- אַלבערשטײַן, חוה
Vocal Alberstein, Chava -- אַלבערשטײַן, חוה
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

On album: V-007(a) (Songs Of The Ghetto and Jewish Folklore sung by Ana Vinocur -- געטאָ לידער)
Track ID: 14297
Artist Vinicur, Ana -- װיניקור, אַנאַ
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...

On album: A-001(e) (Chava Alberstein / Yiddish Folk Songs / Margaritkelekh -- חוה אַלבערשטײן מאַרגאַריטקעלעך)
Track ID: 14298
Vocal Alberstein, Chava -- אַלבערשטײַן, חוה
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...

On album: B-003(a) (Remember Songs of the Holocaust Sidor Belarsky -- געדענק - זכור לידער פֿון חורבן - שירי השואה סידאָר בעלאַרסקי)
Track ID: 14299
Artist Belarsky, Sidor -- בעלאַרסקי, סידאָר
Conductor Orchestra and Chorus Heifetz, Vladimir -- חפֿץ, װלאַדימיר
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

On album: V-001(d) (Partisans of Vilna Songs of World War II Jewish Resistance)
Track ID: 14300
Vocal Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...

On album: B-011(a) (Songs Of The Ghetto Sung By Cantor Abraham Brun)
Track ID: 14301
Artist Brun, Khazn Abraham -- ברון, חזן אַבֿרהם
First line: Shtiler, shtiler, lomir shvaygn, kvorim vaksn do.
First line:שטילער, שטילער, לאָמיר שװײַגן, קבֿרים װאַקסן דאָ. ס'האָבן זײ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Text and translat with album notes.

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