Look up artist Elkin, Mendl


Name: Elkin, Mendl
Name (Yiddish): עלקין, מענדל
Born: 1874
Died: 1962

Songs written or composed


Title: Di Rusishe Lakh Polke -- די רוסישע לאַך פּאָלקע
Author: Elkin, Mendl -- עלקין, מענדל
Composer: Heifetz, Vladimir -- חפֿץ, װלאַדימיר
Genre: Literary Origin/Humorous
Subject: Dance/Polka/Courting/Rejection/Denial
Origin: CD H-039(a)
Transliteration: CD H-039(a)
Translation: CD H-039(a)

Sheet music:


Folder: 323
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Metro Music Co.
Publisher address: 64 Second Ave, New York, NY
Date: 1937
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 104
First line: Tumba, Tumba, Tumba, o es iz a fargenign ven ikh gay a tantz
First line (Yiddish): טומבאַ, טומבאַ, טומבאַ, אָ עס איז אַ פֿאַרגעניגען ווען איך גיי אַ טאַנץ
Notes: Small folder, black lettering in Yiddish/English. Arranged for mixed chorus with piano accompaniment. Price 30 cents. Eight verses in Yiddish on back cover.

Recording:


On album: H-039(a) (Songs Are All I Have/ The Musical Heritage Of Vladimir Heifetz -- לידער-אַלץ װאָס איך פֿאַרמאָג \ די מוזיקאַלישע ירושה פֿון װלאַדימיר חפֿץ)
Track ID: 28582
Artist: New Yiddish Chorale
Artist: Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
First line: Tumba, tumba, tumba, tumba. Ay! Es iz a fargenign ven ikh gey a tants mit dir,
First line (Yiddish):טומבאַ, טומבאַ, טומבאַ, טומבאַ. איי! עס איז אַ פֿאַרגעניגן װען איך גיי אַ טאַנץ מיט..
Language: Yiddish
Style: Chorale/Concert
Length: 02:25

Title: A Maysele (Elkin) -- אַ מעשׂעלע (עלקין)
Author: Elkin, Mendl -- עלקין, מענדל
Composer: Gelbart, Mikhl -- געלבאַרט, מיכל
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Shepherd/Guardian/Loss/

Sheet music:


Folder: 408
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Metro Music Co.
Publisher address: 58 Second Ave. New York, NY
Date: 1930
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 183
First line: In kiterons velder shpaltn hot a hirt zikhafgehaltn,
First line (Yiddish): אין קיטעראַנס וועלדער-שפּאַלטן, האָט אָ הירט זיך אויפֿגעהאַלטן,
Notes: Black lettering, Yiddish/English. Price 35 cents. Yiddish words on back cover.

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