Look up artist Gegna, Jacob (Jascha)


Name: Gegna, Jacob (Jascha)
Born: 1880 (Ukraine)
Died: 1944 (USA)

Songs written or composed


Title: Taksim (Gegna) -- טאַקסים (געגנאַ)
Composer: Gegna, Jacob (Jascha)
Genre: Instrumental/Klezmer/Improvization

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Platch Yevereia (Cry Jews)
Genre: Klezmer/Instrumental
On album: O-014(a) (Oytsres / Treasures / Klezmer Music 1908-1996 -- אוצרות \ כּלי-זמר מוזיק)
Track ID: 27817
Violin Gegna, Jacob (Jascha)
Track comment: Sirena Grand 13078 / Recorded Eastern Europe, March 1913
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer/Lamenting Improvization
Length: 002:59

Title: Taksim (Anon) -- טאַקסים
Genre: Instrumental/Klezmer/Improvization
Additional song notes: "Taksim" or "Taxim"... "appears to have benn a general term for a - non-metric imporvization or composition embellished by much - arpeggiated and scalar passage work..." [from liner notes by Joel - Rubin and Rita Ottens - CD O-014(a)].
On album: O-014(a) (Oytsres / Treasures / Klezmer Music 1908-1996 -- אוצרות \ כּלי-זמר מוזיק)
Track ID: 27818
Violin Gegna, Jacob (Jascha)
Track comment: Columbia E7174 / Recorded New York, January 1921
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer/Improvization
Length: 002:41

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