Look up artist Bialostotsky, B. J.


Name: Bialostotsky, B. J.
Name (Yiddish): ביאַלאָסטאָצקי, ב. י.
Born: June 15, 1893 (Pompyon, near Kovno)
Died: 1962
Note: Emigrated to US in 1911/ Name "Binyomen-yankev"

Songs written or composed


Title: A Maysele (Bialostotsky) -- אַ מעשׂעלע (ביאַלאָטאָסקי)
Also known as: In Himl Shvimt A Volkndl
Author: Bialostotsky, B. J. -- ביאַלאָסטאָצקי, ב. י.
Composer: Gelbart, Mikhl -- געלבאַרט, מיכל
Genre: Lullaby/Children
Subject: Nature/Cloud/Goat/Rain/Wheat Stalk/
Origin: Gelb Gez 54/Bugatch 173/Alb J-028(b)/Alb T-027(b)/Gelb GB 19
Transliteration: Bugatch 173/Alb J-028(b)/Alb T-027(b)/Gelb Gezang 51
Translation: Alb J-028(b)/Alb T-027(b)
Music: Bugatch 173/Gelb Gez 51/Gelb GB 19

Recordings:


On album: J-020(b) (Jacinta Autres Chansons Yiddish (Other Yiddish Songs))
Track ID: 19176
Vocal Jacinta
Orchestration Grynszpan, Laurent
First line: In himl shvimt a volkendl, a volkendl un ru,
First line (Yiddish):אין הימל שװימט אַ װאָלקנדל, א װאָלקנדל אָן רו,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

On album: L-044(a) (Ruth Levin Yiddish Songs on Israeli Radio)
Track ID: 25218
Vocal Levin, Ruth -- לוין, רותּ
First line: In himl shvimt a volkendl, a volkendl un ru,
First line (Yiddish):אין הימל שװימט אַ װאָלקנדל, א װאָלקנדל אָן רו,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: From Israeli Radio - Courtesy of Abe Chasid
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

On album: T-027(b) (Di Grine Katshke The Green Duck -- די גרינע קאַטשקע)
Track ID: 26258
Vocal Sklamberg, Lorin
First line: In himl shvimt a volkendl, a volkendl un ru,
First line (Yiddish):אין הימל שװימט אַ װאָלקנדל, א װאָלקנדל אָן רו,
Language: Yiddish

On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28720
Artist: Aufwind
Vocal/Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Recorder Hermerschmidt, Jan
Vocal/Violin/Viola/Arranger Koch, Claudia
Contrabass Paffrath, Thomas
Vocal/Mandolin/Guitar/Arranger Reich, Hardy
Vocal/Bandoneon (Button Accordion)/Percussion Rohde, Andreas
First line: In himl shvimt a volkendl, a volkendl un ru,
First line (Yiddish):אין הימל שװימט אַ װאָלקנדל, א װאָלקנדל אָן רו,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer
Length: 3' 23"

On album: C-042(b) (Vessel of Song, The Music Of Mikhl Gelbart, The Lori Cahan-Simon Ensemble)
Track ID: 30966
Vocal/Arrangement Cahan-Simon, Lori
Flutes/Arrangement Greenbaum, Adrienne
Cimbalom/Percussion/Vocal Fedoriouk, Alexander
Accordion/Vocal/Arrangement Mahovlich, Walt
Violin/Vocal/Arrangement Greenman, Steven
Bass/Vocal Shapiro, Henry
First line: In himl shvimt a volkndl, a volkndl on ru.
First line (Yiddish):אין הימל שװימט אַ װאָלקנדל, אַ װאָלקנדל אָן רו.
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Cabaret
Length: 4:21

On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31980
Artist: Aufwind
Vocal/Violin/Arranger Koch, Claudia
Vocal/Mandolin/Guitar/Arranger Reich, Hardy
Vocal/Bandonian Rohde, Andreas
Vocal/Clarinets/Bass Clarinet/Blockflote/Percussion Hermerschmidt, Jan
Contrabass Paffrath, Thomas
First line: In himl shvimt a volkendl, a volkendl un ru,
First line (Yiddish):אין הימל שװימט אַ װאָלקנדל, א װאָלקנדל אָן רו,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Concert/Klezmer
Length: 3:23

On album: B-002(b) (Jan Bart Sings More Best Loved Jewish Songs -- נײַע אױסגעקליבענע באַליבטער ייִדישע לידער)
Track ID: 449
Conductor Gunther, William
Artist: William Gunther Orchestra
Vocal Bart, Jan
First line: In himl shvimt a volkendl, a volkendl un ru,
First line (Yiddish):אין הימל שװימט אַ װאָלקנדל, א װאָלקנדל אָן רו,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Theatre/Lightly

On album: L-093(a) (Lullabies and Childrens' Songs -- וויג און קינדער לידער)
Track ID: 42219
Vocal Levin, Ruth -- לוין, רותּ
First line: In himl shvimt a volkendl, a volkendl un ru,
First line (Yiddish):אין הימל שװימט אַ װאָלקנדל, א װאָלקנדל אָן רו,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Child
Length: 2:45

Title: A Nign Vi Du -- אַ ניגון װי דו
Author: Bialostotsky, B. J. -- ביאַלאָסטאָצקי, ב. י.
Composer: Gelbart, Mikhl -- געלבאַרט, מיכל
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Love/Melody
Origin: Alb J-020(b)
Transliteration: Alb J-020(b)
Translation: Alb J-020(b)
Additional song notes: A Melody Like You

Sheet music:


Folder: 398
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Metro Music Co.
Publisher address: 64 Second Ave, New York, NY
Date: 1950
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 176
First line: Ven ikh zol nor shtil farvign, khotch a vayle zikh in ru…
First line (Yiddish): ווען איך זאָל נאָר שטיל פֿאַרוועגן, כאָטש אַ ווייַלע זיך אין רו,
Notes: Black lettering, English/Yiddish. Price 40 cents. Four verses in Yiddish inside front cover. Listing of New Publications on back cover with prices.

Recording:


On album: J-020(b) (Jacinta Autres Chansons Yiddish (Other Yiddish Songs))
Track ID: 19164
Artist Jacinta
Orchestrations Grynszpan, Laurent
First line: Ven ikh zol nor shtil farvign khotsh a vayle zikh in ru,
First line:װען איך זאָל נאָר שטיל פֿאַרװיגן כאָטש אַ ױײַלע זיך אין רו,

Title: Umetik (Alberstein) -- אומעטיק (אַלבערשטיין)
Author: Bialostotsky, B. J. -- ביאַלאָסטאָצקי, ב. י.
Composer: Alberstein, Chava -- אַלבערשטײַן, חוה
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Alienation/House/Lonesome/Solitary/Missing/Shadows
Origin: A-001(l)
Transliteration: A-001(l)
Translation: A-001(l)

Recording:


On album: A-001(l) (Chava Alberstein/ The Klezmatics / The Well / Di Krenitse -- די קרעניצע)
Track ID: 26735
Vocal Alberstein, Chava -- אַלבערשטײַן, חוה
Arranger Darrieu, Matt, arr
Accompaniment Klezmatics
First line: Umetik, umetik, u-m, leydike tsimern - zhum, vantike...
First line (Yiddish):אומעטיק, אומעטיק או-ם, לײדיקע צימערן-זשום, װאַנטיקע...
Language: Yiddish

Title: Umru Mayn -- אומרו מײַנ
Also known as: Di Umru
Author: Bialostotsky, B. J. -- ביאַלאָסטאָצקי, ב. י.
Composer: Golub, Solomon -- גאָלוב, סאָלאָמאָן
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Unease/Memory/Separation/Father/Gifts
Origin: Alb G-044(a)/Golub 1
Transliteration: Golub 1 100
Translation: Alb G-044(a)
Music: Golub 1 100
Additional song notes: My Unrest

Recordings:


On album: G-044(a) (The World Is Praying Songs of Solomon Golub -- עס בעט די װעלט לידער פֿון סאָלאָמאָן גאָלוב)
Track ID: 33076
Vocal Weinshel, Howard -- װײנשל, חיים
Piano Altman, Joyce
First line: O, o du umru mayn, vig ikh ayn in zikh mayn payn,
First line (Yiddish):אַ אַ דו אומרו מײַן, װיג איך אײַן אין זיך מײַן פּײַן,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

On album: M-035(c) (Sima & Arnold Miller Heritage:The Art of the Yid. Song Vol 3)
Track ID: 3791
Author Halpern, Moyshe Leyb -- האַלפּערן, משה לײב
Composer Lamkoff, Paul -- לאַמקאָף, פּאָול
Vocal Miller, Sima
Piano Miller, Arnold
First line: Ver ken di sheynkeyt fun a yam farshteyn,
First line (Yiddish):װער קען די שײנקײט פֿון אַ ים פֿאַשטײן, װער קען די שײַן פֿון דײַנע..
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Other tracks with this artist


Title: A Yidisher nign -- אַ ייִדישער ניגון
On album: B-003(d) (Sidor Belarsky in a Yiddish Song Recital)
Track ID: 779
Author Bialostotsky, B. J. -- ביאַלאָסטאָצקי, ב. י.
Composer Gelbart, Mikhl -- געלבאַרט, מיכל
Artist Belarsky, Sidor -- בעלאַרסקי, סידאָר
First line: Eliyahu, eliyahu, o zog, ven vest du kumen?
First line:אליהו, אליהו, אָ זאָג, װען װעסט דו קומען?
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: Vig Vigele -- װיג װיגעלע
On album: T-012(a) (Yiddish Treasures Sol Tisman, Baritone -- ייִדישע אוצרות)
Track ID: 16592
Author Bialostotsky, B. J. -- ביאַלאָסטאָצקי, ב. י.
Composer Gelbart, Mikhl -- געלבאַרט, מיכל
Artist Tisman, Khazn Sol -- טיסמאַן, חזן סאָל
Artist Heifetz, Vladimir -- חפֿץ, װלאַדימיר
First line: Vig vigele, kindershe gezangen-- mit mayn zeydn, mit mayn..
First line:װיג װיגעלע, קינדערשע געזאַנגען-- מיט מײַן זײדן, מיט מײַן באָבען.
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

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