Look up artist Birnbaum, Martin


Name: Birnbaum, Martin
Name (Yiddish): ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Born: 1905 (Ukraine)
Died: 1986 (New York, NY)
Note: Emigrated to US in 1923

Songs written or composed


Title: Sholem Aleykhem Dir Amerika (Part #1/2) -- שלום עליכם דיר אַמעריקאַ
Author: Birnbaum, Martin -- ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Composer: Rauch, Maurice -- ראַוך, משה
Genre: Folk Operetta
Subject: Immigration/Child/Family/Ship/Immigration/Adventures
Transliteration: Ale SADE
Music: Ale SADE
Additional song notes: Based on Sholem Aleichem's "Motl Peyse Dem Chazn's.

Recording:


On album: P-004(a)
Track ID: 14098
Artist: Birnbaum, Martin -- ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Artist: Rauch, Maurice -- ראַוך, משה
Artist: Picon, Molly -- פּיקאָן, מאָלי
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Operetta

Title: Birnbaum Memorial / Ven Ikh Vel Shoyn Zayn -- ווען איך וועל שוין זײַן
Author: Birnbaum, Martin -- ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Genre: Literary Origin / Spoken Word
Subject: Death/Non Existence/Unity With Nature/Continuity With Poetry
Origin: LVL 48
Additional song notes: When I Am No Longer

Recording:


On album: B-138(a)
Track ID: 36631
Artist: Piskovitsh, Sonia -- פיסקאָוויטסש, סאָניע
First line: Ven Ikh vel shoyn zayn, a grezl, a volkn-pintl, a bletl -- ven ikh alts zikh...
First line (Yiddish):ווען איך וועל שוין זײַן אַ גרעזל, אַ וואָלקן־פּינטל, אַ בלעטל--ווען איך אַלץ..
Language: Yiddish
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 1:35

Title: Birnbaum Memorial / Dos Lid
Author: Birnbaum, Martin -- ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Genre: Literary origin / Spoken Word / Field Recording / English
Subject: Poem/Smile/Gold/Mother/Flood/Heart/Humanity
Origin: LFHUN 27

Recording:


On album: B-138(a)
Track ID: 36634
Artist: Levine, Sonia Lerner -- לעווײַן, סאָניע לערנער
First line: A poem is the smile of a drowsing child, a poem is heavens golden orb,
Language: English
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 2:13

Title: Birnbaum Memorial / Shnayt A Shif... -- שנײַט אַ שיף אויף די כוואַליעס
Author: Birnbaum, Martin -- ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Genre: Literary origin / Field Recording
Subject: Ship/Waves/Storm
Additional song notes: Shnayt a Shif Zikh Oyf Di Qvalies A Boat Cuts Through the Waves

Recording:


On album: B-138(a)
Track ID: 36636
Artist: Goldberg, Susan -- גאָלדבערג, סוזען
Artist: Schlosser, Peter -- שלאָסער, פּיטער
Artist: Schlosser, Peter -- שלאָסער, פּיטער
Artist: Goldberg, Susan -- גאָלדבערג, סוזען
First line: Shnayt a shif zikh oyf di kvalies, un di kvalies shtygn hoykh, un es.. mit di…
First line (Yiddish):שנײַנט אַ שיף אויף די כוואַליעס, און די כוואַליעס שטײַגן הויך, און עס מיט די..
Language: Yiddish
Style: Duet
Length: 3:01

Title: Birnbaum Memorial / Kh'hob Lib Amol -- כ'האָב ליב אָמאָל
Author: Birnbaum, Martin -- ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Genre: Literary origin / Spoken Word / Field Recording
Subject: World Above/World Below/Complementary
Origin: LVL 95
Additional song notes: I Once Loved

Recording:


On album: B-138(a)
Track ID: 36641
Artist: Stefini, Peter -- סטעפֿעני, פיטער
First line: Kh'hob lib amol dem roysh fun ibertraybn; fun shagalish flien iber dekher...
First line:כ'האָב ליב אַמאָל דעם רויש פֿון איבערטרײַבן, פֿון שאַגאַליש פֿליען איבער דעכער...
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 2:35

Title: Birnbaum Memorial / Ikh Hob A Gelibter -- איך האָב אַ געליבטער
Author: Birnbaum, Martin -- ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Genre: Literary origin / Spoken Word / Field Recording
Subject: Yiddish/Constant Gift/Being/Identity/Consolation/
Origin: LFHUN 20
Additional song notes: I have A Lover

Recording:


On album: B-138(a)
Track ID: 36642
First line: Ikh hob a gelibte shoyn lang, zeyer lang! Git zi mir yedn tog a geshank.
First line (Yiddish):איך האָב אַ געליבטע שוין לאַנג, זייער לאַנג! גיט זי מיר יעדן טאָג אַ געשאַנק.
Language: Yiddish
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 3:25

Title: Birnbaum Memorial / Di Vor -- די וואָר
Author: Birnbaum, Martin -- ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Genre: Literary origin / Spoken Word / Field Recording
Subject: Furrier/Occupation/Reverie/Imagination/Prisoner/Wander/Road
Additional song notes: The Truth

Recording:


On album: B-138(b)
Track ID: 36648
Artist: Goldberg, Dovid -- גאָלדבערג, דוד
First line: Nem bruder, zak un pak, un loz zikh iber shliakh, Vayl dakh farshtelt...
First line:נעם ברידער זאַק און פּאַק און נעם זיך איבערן שליאַך, ווײַל דאַך פֿאַרשטעלט...
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 4:09

Title: Birnbaum Memorial /Gotinu I Am Willing To Die
Author: Birnbaum, Martin -- ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Genre: Literary origin / Spoken Word / Field Recording/Humorous
Subject: Death/No Appropriate Season/Summer/Winter/Fall/Spring
Additional song notes: Translation of one of Birnbaum's Poems: Title Not Accounced

Recording:


On album: B-138(b)
Track ID: 36651
Artist: Suhl, Yuri -- סול, יורי
First line: Gotinyu, I am willing to die, but not in the most beautiful season of the year,
Language: English
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 4:10

Title: Birnbaum Memorial / I Yearn
Author: Birnbaum, Martin -- ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Genre: Literary origin / Spoken Word / Field Recording
Subject: Child/Music/Memory/Life/Redemption
Additional song notes: Translations of one of Birnbaum's Poems/ Title not announced

Recording:


On album: B-138(b)
Track ID: 36652
Artist: Suhl, Yuri -- סול, יורי
First line: I yearn to recognise the..in the stream of tears and in a smile the purity of..
Language: English
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 3:25

Title: Birnbaum Memorial / Ven Iz A Dikhter Modern? -- ווען איז אַ דיכטער מאָדערן
Author: Birnbaum, Martin -- ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Genre: Literary origin / Spoken Word / Field Recording
Subject: Poetry/Author/Relevance/Modernity/Definite/Critics
Origin: LVL 48
Additional song notes: When Is An Author Modern?

Recording:


On album: B-138(b)
Track ID: 36653
Artist: Fein, Yoni -- פֿײַן, יוני
First line: Ven iz a dikhter modern -- in plonter fun verter-vervarn? Ven men horkht un...
First line (Yiddish):ווען איז אַ דיכטער מאָדערן – אין פּלאָנטער פֿון ווערטער־ווערוואַרן? ווען מען...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 3:06

Title: Sholem Aleichem Dir, Amerike -- שלום עליכם דיר אַמעריקע
Author: Birnbaum, Martin -- ביררנבוים, מאַרטין
Composer: Rauch, Maurice -- ראַוך, משה
Genre: Theater/Literary Origin
Subject: Child/ Adventures/Immigration
Transliteration: Ale SADE
Music: Ale SADE
Additional song notes: Based on Sholem Aleichem's Motl Peyse's Dem Khazn Franklin Catlg # M1501.r28 S5 1956

Recording:


On album: P-004(a)
Track ID: 36690
Artist: Rauch, Maurice -- ראַוך, משה
Artist: Bushkin, Beatrice
Artist: Fried, Howard
Artist: Wolff, Khazn William
Artist: Picon, Molly -- פּיקאָן, מאָלי
Artist: Jewish Peoples Chorus of N. Y.
Style: Spoken Word/Choral/Classical/Theater

Contact: yidsong@pobox.upenn.edu