Look up artist Hermerschmidt, Jan


Name: Hermerschmidt, Jan

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Title: Klespourrie
On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 25273
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Track comment: Odessa Bulgarish / Part of Medley
Style: Instrumental
Length: 11'05"

Title: Der Maynster Fonfasa Pravet Di... -- דער מײַנסטער פֿאָנפֿתאַ פּראַװעט די סעודה
Also known as: Lekhaim (Der Maynster Fonfasa...)
Author: Manger, Itzik -- מאַנגער, איציק
Genre: Literary Origin/Theatre/Puril Shpil
Subject: Purim/Characters/Food/Celebration
Origin: Manger Meg 62Manger SB 134
Music: Manager SB 136
On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 25274
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Aufwind
First line: Blishten di koyses un klingen: Lekhaim far nodl un sher..."
First line (Yiddish):בליטשען די כּוסות און קלינגען: "לחיים פֿאַר נאָדל און שער,..."
Track comment: Part of medley "Klespourrie"
Language: Yiddish
Style: Instrumental

Title: In Shtetl Nikolayev -- אין שטעטל ניקאָלײַעװ
Author: Medoff, David
Genre: Theatre/Place
Subject: Nikolayev/Love/Conscript/Suicide/Tragedy
Transliteration: Alb K-030(a)
Translation: Alb K-030(a)
On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 25275
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
First line: In shtetl Nikolayev, lebn shvartsn yam, gelibt hob ikh...
First line (Yiddish):אין שטעטל ניקאָלײַעװ, לעבן שװאַרצן ים, געליבט האָב איך מײַן שׂרהלע
Track comment: Either Rohde or Reich is the vocalist
Language: Yiddish
Style: Mournfully
Length: 04'13"

Title: Baym Rebn In Palestina -- בײַם רבּין אין פּאַלעסטינע
Also known as: Kramtweiss Steps Out
Composer: Kramtweiss, Itzikl -- קרעמטװײַס, איציקל
Genre: Instrumental/Klezmer/Hora
Music: Comp Klez 46
On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 25277
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Track comment: with Terkersher Yaleveyove Tants (Inst)
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer

Title: Terkersher Yaleveyove Tants -- טערקעשער יאַלעװעיאָװע טאַנץ
Also known as: A Few Bowls Terkish
Also known as: Terk In Amerika
Also known as: Turk In America
Composer: Brandwein, Naftule -- בראַנדװײַן, נפֿתּלי
Genre: Klezmer/Instrumental/Terkish
Song Comment: Brandwein usually credited as composer
On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 25278
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Track comment: with Baym Rebn In Palestina
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental
Length: 06'01"

Title: Hulyet, Hulyet, Beyze Vintn -- הוליעט, הוליעט, בײזע װינטן
Also known as: A Vinter Lid
Author: Reisen, Avrom -- רײזען, אַבֿרהם
Composer: Gelbart, Mikhl -- געלבאַרט, מיכל
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: War/Violence/Hope/Winds
Origin: Alb Y-007(a)/Vinkov 4 25/Ephemra 470/Sh Sh 107
Transliteration: Alb K-023(a)/Alb R-001(a)/Vinkov 4 25/Ephemra 470/Alb 126(a)
Translation: Rubin Voi 360/Alb R-001(a)/Vinkov 4 25/Ephemra 470/Alb 126(a)
Music: Alb Y-007(a)/Vinkov 4 25/Sh Sh 106
Additional song notes: Revel, Revel, Angry Winds

Related information in folder 470:On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 25279
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
First line: Hulyet, hulyet beyze vintn, fray bahersht di velt,
First line (Yiddish):הוליעט, הוליעט בײזע װינטן, פֿרײַ באַהערשט די װעלט,
Track comment: Either Reich or Rohde is the vocalist
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 2' 30"

Title: S'iz Nito Keyn Nekhtn -- שױן אַװעק דער נעכטן
Also known as: Nye Zhuritse Khloptsi
Also known as: Shoyn Avek Der Nekhtn
Author: Zhitlovsky, Khaim -- זשיטלאָװסקי, חיים
Genre: Folk/Khasidic
Subject: Present/Future/Past/Whiskey/Opportunity/Afterworld
Origin: Belarsky 226/ML PYS 159/Alb S-063(a)/Alb A-053(a)/Alb C-005(c)
Transliteration: Belarsky 226/ML PYS 159/Alb S-063(a)/Alb A-053(a)/Rubin RRA 85
Translation: Alb S-063(a)/Alb A-053(a)/Alb C-005©/Rubin RRA 85
Music: Belarsky 72/ML PYS 159/Rubin RRA 85
Additional song notes: There Are No Yesterdays
On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 25280
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
First line: Shoyn avek der nekhtn, s'iz nokh nito der morgn,
First line (Yiddish):שױן אַװעק דער נעכטן, איז נאָך ניטאָ דער מאָרגן,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Khasidic

Title: Don Un Donia -- דן און דאָניאַ
Author: Roisenblat, Chaim -- רױזענבלאַט, הײם
Composer: Gelbart, Mikhl -- געלבאַרט, מיכל
Genre: Literary Origin/Love
Subject: Occupation/Shepherdess/Scholar/Genius/Steppe
Origin: ML PYP 274/ML PYS 58/ Sh Sh 273
Transliteration: ML PYS 58/WEVD
Translation: Sh Sh 272
Music: ML PYS 58
On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 25281
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
First line: Don hot tsvey peyelekh shvartse, un Donia tsvey goldene tsep
First line (Yiddish):דן האָט צװײ פּאהלעך שװאַרצע, און דאָניאַ צװײ גאָלדענע צעפּ.
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Mues -- מועס
Genre: Holocaust/Warsaw Ghetto
Subject: Money/Jewish Government/Taxes/Depravation
Song Comment: Uses American jazz tune "Jada, Jada!"
Origin: Kaczer 177
Transliteration: Alb A-035(d)/Alb C-035(c)
Translation: Alb C-035(c)
Music: Kaczer 401
On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 25282
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
First line: Mues, mues iz di ershte zakh, hostu nit keyn mues...
First line (Yiddish):מועס, מועס, מועס איז די ערשטע זאַך, האָסטו ניט קײן מועס,
Track comment: Incorporates "Shtiler Bulgar" with melody of "Yada Yada"
Language: Yiddish
Style: Funky/Jazz

Title: Fun Tashlikh -- פֿון תּשליך
Genre: Klezmer/Instrumental/Bulgar/Freylekhs
On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 25283
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer/Hora/Bulgar
Length: 6' 42"

Title: Mayn Rue Plats -- מײַן רוע פּלאַץ
Also known as: Mekom Menukhati
Also known as: Arbeter-Romans
Author: Rosenfeld, Morris -- ראָזענפֿעלד, מאָריס
Genre: Literary Origin/Folk/Labor
Subject: Factory/Sweatshop
Song Comment: Eng Translat from Forward - Ephemra 537
Origin: ML MTAG 150/Alb Y-007(a)/Levin N 75/Belarsky 217/CD B-086(a)/Vinkov 4 33
Transliteration: CD L-054(a)/CD B-086(a)/CD L-049(a)/Alb Y-007(a)/Alb L-004(a)/Levin N 75
Translation: CD L-054(a)/Alb L-004(a)/Alb Y-007(a)/Alb A-036(a)/Alb K-029(e)/Vinkov 4 33/Ep
Music: Sh Sh 158/Levin N 75/Belarsky 034/Alb Y-007(a)/Vinkov 4 33
Additional song notes: My Resting Place / English Adaption Ephemra 537 Also translation and transliteration on Album B-126(a)

Related information in folder 478:On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 25284
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
First line: Nit zukh mikh, vu di mirtn grinen! Gefinst mikh dortn nit,
First line (Yiddish):ניט זוך מיך, װוּ די מירטן גרינען! געפֿינסט מיך דאָרטן ניט,
Track comment: Either Rohde or Reich is the vocalist
Language: Yiddish
Style: Sadly
Length: 3' 05"

Title: Yunge Yorn -- יונגע יאָרן
Also known as: Avek Di Yunge Yorn
Also known as: Oyfn Brik, Untern Brik
Also known as: Unter Berg
Genre: Folk
Subject: Youth/Bygone
Origin: ML MTAG 132/Alb N-011(a)
Transliteration: Alb A-005(e)/ML MTAG 132/Alb N-011(a)
Translation: Alb A-005(e)/Alb N-011(a)/Alb A-035(f)
Music: ML MTAG 132/Alb N-011(a)
On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 25285
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
First line: Oyfn barg, untern barg, flien toybn, porn, flien toybn, porn
First line:אױפֿן באַרג, אונטערן באָרג, פֿליִען טױבן פּאָרן, פֿליִען טױבן פּאָרן,
Track comment: With Doyne and Gasn Nigun
Language: Yiddish/Russsian
Style: Concert
Length: 8' 37"

Title: I Like She -- אײַ לײַק שי
Also known as: Oy I Like She
Author: Jacobs, Jacob -- זשאַקאָבס, זשאַקאָב
Composer: Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Genre: Theater
Subject: Love
Song Comment: From the play "A Night In California"
Transliteration: Alb J-024(a)1/CD K-059(e)/Alb G-013(c)
Translation: Alb J-024(a)1/CD K-059(e)/A-035(f)
On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28728
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
First line: Ikh bin an opgekokhter, dos zey ikh shoyn okersht, bay mir in hartsn…
First line (Yiddish):איך בין אַן אָפּגעקאָכטער, דאָס זײ איך שױן אָקערשט, בײַ מיר אין האַרצן…
Language: Yiddish
Style: Swing
Length: 2' 29"

Title: Der Kashtnboym -- דער קאַשטנבױם
Also known as: Dos Epele Falt Nit Vayt Fun Boym
Author: Perlov, Yitskhak -- פּערלאָװ, יצחק
Composer: Folman, Lola -- פֿאָלמאַן, לאָלאַ
Genre: Folk/Mother/Daughter
Subject: Mother/Daughter/Generations/Love/Passages
Song Comment: Recorded under title "Der Epele Falt Nit Vayt Fun Boym"
Origin: ML SOG 51
Transliteration: ML SOG 51
Translation: ML SOG 51
Music: ML SOG 51
On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28729
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Gerasimov, Anatoly, arranger
First line: Di mame hot a tekhterl, a tekhterl gehat, sheyne blonde herelekh hot dos...
First line (Yiddish):די מאַמע האָט אַ טעכטערל, אַ טעכטערל געהאַט, שיינע בלאַנדע הערעלעך האָט דאָס…
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk

Title: Dobranoc
On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28730
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Track comment: Recorded under " Dobanoc / Freylekhs"
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer
Length: 4' 30"

Title: Er Hot Nisht Vos Ikh Darf -- ער האָט ניט װאָס איך דאַרף
Also known as: Er Hot Nisht Vos Zi Darf
Author: Abbott, Patsy
Composer: Jaffe, Ben
Genre: Double Entendre/Off Color
Subject: Attributes/Needs/Deficiencies
On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28731
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Wendlik, Steffen
First line: Er hot nisht vos ikh darf, er hot nisht vos ikh vil, vayl vos er hot dos...
First line (Yiddish):ער האָט נישט װאָס איך דאַרף, ער האָט נישט װאָס איך װיל, װייִל װאָס ער האָט דאָס...
Track comment: Recorded under "Er Hot Nit"
Language: Yiddish
Style: Swing/Cabaret
Length: 3' 02"

Title: Leyg Dayn Kop Af Mayne Kni (Levin) -- לײג דײַן קאָפּ אױף מײַנע קני (לעווין)
Author: Leivick, Halper -- לײװיק, האַלפּער
Composer: Levin, Leibu -- לעװין, לײבו
Genre: Literary Origin/Lullaby
Subject: Comfort/Adults/Fear
Origin: CD G-070(a)/ML SOG 197/Levin L WM 122/Alb L-044(c)
Transliteration: CD M-062(a)/CD G-070(a)/CD A-005(e)/ML SOG 197/Levin L WM 122/Alb L-044(c)
Translation: CD M-062(a)/Alb T-015(c)/CD G-070(a)/CD A-005(e)/ML SOG 197/Levin L WM 122
Additional song notes: Put Your Head On My Knee See article by Ruth Levin in Ephema foldder #580 establishing Leibu Levin as the composer.
On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28732
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
First line: Leyg dayn kop oyf mayne kni, gut azoy tsu lign, kinder shlofn ayn aleyn,
First line (Yiddish):לײג דײַן קאָפּ אויף מײַנע קני, גוט אַזױ צו ליגן, קינדער שלאָפֿן איינער אַליין,
Track comment: Male vocal soloist not identified
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Cabaret
Length: 1:45"

Title: Der Vinter -- דער װינטער
Author: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Composer: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Genre: Folk
Subject: Season/Winter/Age/Strength/Snow/Cold
Origin: Warsh Ye Yid 39
On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28726
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Aufwind
First line: Oy, helft mir kinder, unter, keyn koykhes iz nishto, gekumen iz der vinter,
First line (Yiddish):אױ, העלפֿט מיר קינדער, אונטער, קיין כּוחות איז נישטאָ, געקומען איז דער װינטער,
Track comment: Unidentified male vocalist from the group.
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer
Length: 4' 18"

Title: Es Zingt Zikh Nit -- עס זינגט זיך ניט
Author: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Genre: Folk/Lament
Subject: Bitterness/Life/Difficulties
Origin: Warsh Ye Yid 33
On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28727
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Aufwind
First line: Oy entfert mikh, Ikh bet aykh zeyer, es vert farshumtumt di freylekhe lider,
First line (Yiddish):אױ, ענטפֿערט מיך, איך בעט אייִך זייער, עס װערט פֿאָרשטומט די פֿריילעכע לידער,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk
Length: 4' 41"

Title: Yingele Nit Veyn -- ייִנגעלע ניט װײן
Author: Jacobs, Jacob -- זשאַקאָבס, זשאַקאָב
Composer: Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
Genre: Theatre/Lament
Subject: Father/Son/Motherless/Immigration/Protection/Family/Child
Transliteration: Alb K-029(b)
Translation: Alb K-029(b)
On album: A-035(a) (Lomp Nokh Nit Farloshn Jiddische Lieder Gruppe Aufwind -- לאָמפּ נאָך נישט פֿאַרלאָשן)
Track ID: 28723
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
First line: A troyerik bild hob ikh gezen, vos ikh ken es fargesn, neyn, a man a …
First line (Yiddish):אַ טרױעריק בילד האָב איך געזען, װאָס איך קען ניט פֿאַרגעסן, נײן. אָ מאָן אָ...
Track comment: Solo vocal - unidentified male singer from the group
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 3' 42"

Title: Ketsl -- קעטסל
Genre: Klezmer/Instrumental
On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28724
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Style: Instrumental
Length: 3' 00

Title: Shpil Gitar -- שפּיל גיטאַר
Author: Pokrass, Samuil Lakovlevich
Composer: Pokrass, Samuil Lakovlevich
Genre: USSR
Subject: Gypsy/Drinkikng/Wine/Song/Guitar/Love/Ache/Homeless
Origin: ML SOG 167
Transliteration: ML SOG 167
Translation: ML SOG 167
Music: ML SOG 168
Additional song notes: Translated from the Russian "Chto Mnie Gore". Translator unknown. Also parodied in the English "Kretschme"
On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28725
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Charney, Daniel -- טשאַרני, דניאל
First line: Shpil gitar, biz mayn tsar vet oyfhern, zol platsn di strunes un a tsol,
First line (Yiddish):שפּיל גיטאַר, ביז מײַן צער װעט אױפֿהערן, זאָל פּלאַצן די סטרונעס אָן אָ צאָל
Language: Yiddish
Style: Gypsy/Sole male vocalist not identified
Length: 4' 13

Title: I Like She -- אײַ לײַק שי
Also known as: Oy I Like She
Author: Jacobs, Jacob -- זשאַקאָבס, זשאַקאָב
Composer: Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Genre: Theater
Subject: Love
Song Comment: From the play "A Night In California"
Transliteration: Alb J-024(a)1/CD K-059(e)/Alb G-013(c)
Translation: Alb J-024(a)1/CD K-059(e)/A-035(f)
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31960
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Ikh bin an opgekokhter, dos zey ikh shoyn okersht,
First line (Yiddish):איך בין אַן אָפּגעקאָכטער, דאָס זײ איך שױן אָקערשט, בײַ מיר אין...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Folk/Klezmer
Length: 2:34

Title: Lomir Ale -- לאָמיר אַלע
Genre: Folk
Subject: Drinking/Celebration/Pride/Carousing
On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28719
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Lomir ale in eynem, in eynem, nit shemen zikh far keynem, nit shemen zikh..
First line (English):לאָמיר אָלע אין איינעם, אין איינעם, ניט שעמען זיך פֿאָר קיינעם, ניט שעמען זיך ...
Language: English
Style: Klezmer
Length: 3' 38

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
On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28720
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: 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"

Title: Firn Di Mekhutonim Aheym -- פֿירן די מחותּנים אַהײם
Also known as: Oriental Melody (Instr)
Also known as: Street Song
Composer: Schwartz, Abe -- שװאַרץ, אײב
Genre: Klezmer/Wedding/Instrumental/Hora
Subject: In Laws
Music: Comp Klez 44
Additional song notes: Naftule Brandwein sometimes credited as Composer. Melody played in Shargorad (also elsewhere)/aka DerGasn Nigun- Oriental Melody
On album: A-035(e) (Aufwind/ inejnem/ Jiddische Lieder & Klesmermusik)
Track ID: 28721
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Track comment: Recorded under title "Hora / Tanz Istanbul"
Style: Instrumental/Hora

Title: Shifra Tantst -- שיפֿרה טאַנצט
Also known as: Tants Istanbul
Composer: Tarras, Dave -- טאַראַס, דײװ
Composer: Tarras, Dave -- טאַראַס, דײװ
Genre: Klezmer/Instrumental/Dance/Freylekh
Song Comment: Tarras usally credited with melody (?, not sure if he's composer.
On album: A-035(a) (Lomp Nokh Nit Farloshn Jiddische Lieder Gruppe Aufwind -- לאָמפּ נאָך נישט פֿאַרלאָשן)
Track ID: 28722
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Track comment: Recorded under title "Hora / Tanz istanbul"
Style: Instrumental/Terkish
Length: 4' 36"

Title: Vu Bistu Geven ? -- װוּ ביסטו געװען ?
Also known as: Prohibition Bulgar
Also known as: Vu Bistu Geven Far Prohibition
Author: Segalovitsh, Zusman -- סעגאַלאָװיטש, זוסמאַן
Genre: Folk/Lament
Subject: Love/Aging/Separation/Dowry/Regret
Song Comment: Same melody as "Motl Der Oprator"
Origin: Vinkov 1 47/CD M-066(a)
Transliteration: Vinkov 1 47/Alb 013(a)/RSN MX 9/KlezKamp 94
Translation: Vinkov 1 47/Alb 013(a)/CD K-081(a)CD M-066(a)/RSN MX 9/KlezKamp 94
Music: Vinkov 1 47
Additional song notes: Segalovitsh credited with lyrics on CD Z-011(f) but Khana Mlotek in ML SOG 47 indicates that the song was "collected" from Segalovitsh.

Related information in folder 524:On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31959
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Vu bistu geven as dos gelt iz geven, un der nadn iz gelign oyfn tish,
First line (Yiddish):וווּ ביסטו געווען אַז דאָס געלט איז געווען, און דער נאַדן איז געליגן אויפֿן טיש,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Live Performance/Klezmer
Length: 4:10

Title: Yidish Tango -- ייִדיש טאַנגאָ
Author: Tsarfat, Ruven -- צרפת, ראובן
Composer: Kon, Henekh -- קאָן, הענעך
Genre: Holocaust
Subject: Exiles/Dance/Tango/Peace/Revenge
Song Comment: Adapted from "A Lidele Oyf Yidish"
Origin: Kaczer 206/Kon 30 29/Vinkov 4 119
Transliteration: CD K-083(a)/CD K-059(c)/Vinkov 4 119/Kaczer 405
Translation: CD K-083(a)/CD K-059(c)/Vinkov 4 119
Music: Kon 30 29/Kaczer 405/Vinkov 4 119
On album: A-035(d) (Aufwind Jiddische Lieder & Klesmerusik Awek Di Junge Jorn)
Track ID: 28630
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Rotzscher, Heiko
Artist: Koch, Claudia
First line: Shpi -zhe mir a tango oys in yidish, zol dos zayn misnogdish oder khasidish,
First line (Yiddish):שפּיל־זשע מיר אַ טאַנגאָ אױס אין ייִדיש, זאָל דאָס זײַן מתנגדעש אָדער חסידיש,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer/Concert
Length: 3' 11"

Title: Tayere Malke -- טײַערע מלכּה
Also known as: Bim Bom (Tayere Malke)
Also known as: Der Bekher (Warshavsky)
Author: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Composer: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Genre: Folk/Holiday/Peysekh/Passover
Subject: Wife/Toast/Drinking/Passover/Enemies/Wine Cup/
Origin: Alb L-001(a)/Warshav 19/Alb M-029(a)/Alb O-001(b)/Alb B-004(c)Kinderbuch 84
Transliteration: Alb B-004(c)/Alb B-007(a)/Alb L-001(a)/Alb L-024(a)/Kinderbuch 85/CD K-029(j)
Translation: Alb L-024(a)/Kinderbuch 85/Alb B-007(a)/Alb T-018(a)/CD K-029(j)/Sh Sh 200
Music: ML YT 64/Kinderbuch 84
Additional song notes: Originally titled "Der Bekher"
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31993
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Tayere Malke, gezunt zolstu zayn, fil on dem bekher,
First line (Yiddish):טײַערע מלכּה, געזונט זאָלסטו זײַן, פֿיל אָן דעם בעכער,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer/Concert
Length: 3:51

Title: Shteyt In Feld A Beymele (Weiner) -- שטײט אין פֿעלד אַ בײמעלע (װייִנער)
Also known as: Shteyt A Beymele In Feld
Author: Peretz, Yitskhok Leybush -- פּרץ, יצחק לײבוש
Composer: Weiner, Lazar -- װײַנער, לאַזאַר
Genre: Literary Origin/Children/Lullabye
Subject: Tree/Bird/Branches/Golden Apple
Origin: ML SOG 2/Kinderbuch 55/Alb B-004(c)/Alb B-090(x)
Transliteration: Kinderbuch 55/Alb B-004(c)/Alb Y-018(c)ML SOG 2/Alb B-090(x)
Translation: Kinderbuch 55/Alb B-004(c)
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31991
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Shteyt in feld a beymele, hot es grine tsvaygelekh,
First line (Yiddish):שטײט אין פֿעלד אַ בײמעלע, האָט עס גרינע צװײַגעלעך.
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 1:31

Title: Di Sheyne Kinder Yorn -- די שיינע קינדער יאָרן
Genre: Folk
Subject: Childhood/Memory
Translation: Alb A-035(f)
Additional song notes: Same melody as "Those Were The Days"/ Recorded under title "A Mol Iz Geven"
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31992
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Ikh gedenk di sheyne kinder yorn, vi a kholem zeyen zey avek,
First line (Yiddish):איך געדענק די שיינע קינדער יאָרן, ווי אַ חלום זענען זיי אַוועק,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer/Gypsy
Length: 3:51

Title: Feygele (Levin) -- (פֿייגעלע (לעווין
Author: Levin, Leibu -- לעװין, לײבו
Composer: Levin, Leibu -- לעװין, לײבו
Genre: Love
Subject: Separation/Aging/Bird/Messinger
Transliteration: Alb A-035(f)
Translation: Alb A-035(f)
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31977
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Artist: Moricke (No First Name)
First line: Feygele, feygele flist in der vayt, dos harts bay mir tut azoy klemen,
First line (Yiddish):פֿייגעלע, פֿייגעלע פֿליסט אין דער ווײַט, דאָס האַרץ בײַ מיר טוט אַזוי קלעמען
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Concert
Length: 2:51

Title: Di Mashke -- די מאַשקע
Also known as: Zemer Leya'in (Di Mashke, Heb)
Also known as: A Glezele Mashke
Author: Gordon, Mikhl -- גאָרדאָן, מיכל
Composer: Gordon, Mikhl -- גאָרדאָן, מיכל
Genre: Folk/Anti Khasidic/Maskilik/Humorous
Subject: Whiskey/Drink/Birth/Marriage/Death/Circumcision
Origin: ML PYS 163/Alb N-011(a)/Vinkov 3 40/Alb P-065(a)/Sh Sh 7
Transliteration: ML PYS 163/Alb N-011(a)/Vinkov 3 40/Alb K-030(b)/Alb K-068(b)/Alb Z-010(n)
Translation: ML PYS 163/Vinkov 3 40/Alb K-030(b)/Alb K-068(b)/Alb L-023(a)/Sh Sh 7
Music: ML PYS 163/Alb N-011(a)/Vinkov 3 40
Additional song notes: Also Transliteration and Translation in Alb P-065(a)
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31978
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: B'shas der shadkhn iz a mol gekumen tsu mayn zeydn,
First line (Yiddish):בּשעת דער שדכן איז אַ מאָל געקומען צו מײַן זײדן, דעם טאַטן מיט…
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Concert/Klezmer
Length: 3:02

Title: Yidl Mitn Fidl -- ייִדל מיטן פֿידל
Author: Manger, Itzik -- מאַנגער, איציק
Composer: Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
Genre: Theatre/Folk
Subject: Klezmer/Musicians/Life/Nature/Joy
Origin: ML PYS 258/Alb L-044(c)/
Transliteration: Alb A-044(a)/Alb K-029(b)/ML PYS 258/Alb I-013(a)/Alb K-029(b)/Alb L-044(c)
Translation: Alb G-013(c)/Alb K-029(b)/ML PYS 258/Qalb L-044(c)/Alb B-122(a)
Music: Warem 240/ML PYS 258
Additional song notes: Little Jew With His Fiddle (?) From the film of the same name.

Related information in folder 1002:On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31979
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Iber felder vegn, oyf a vogn hey, mit zun un vint un regn, forn klezmer tsvey,
First line (Yiddish):איבער פֿעלדער װעגן, אױף אַ בינטל הײ, מיט זון און װינט און רעגן פֿאָרן קלעזמער
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Concert/Klezmer

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
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31980
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: 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

Title: Shpil Gitar -- שפּיל גיטאַר
Author: Pokrass, Samuil Lakovlevich
Composer: Pokrass, Samuil Lakovlevich
Genre: USSR
Subject: Gypsy/Drinkikng/Wine/Song/Guitar/Love/Ache/Homeless
Origin: ML SOG 167
Transliteration: ML SOG 167
Translation: ML SOG 167
Music: ML SOG 168
Additional song notes: Translated from the Russian "Chto Mnie Gore". Translator unknown. Also parodied in the English "Kretschme"
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31981
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Shpil gitar, biz mayn tsar vet oyfhern, zol platsn di strunes un a…
First line (Yiddish):שפּיל גיטאַר, ביז מײַן צער װעט אױפֿהערן, זאָל פּלאַצן די סטרונעס אָן אָ צאָל
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Concert/Klezmer
Length: 4:37

Title: Papirosn -- פּאַפּיראָסן
Also known as: A Kalte Nakht
Also known as: A Kalte Nakht (Papirosn)
Also known as: El Chiclerito
Also known as: Freylekhe Yidelekh
Also known as: Sigaryot
Also known as: Kupite Papirosy
Author: Yablakoff, Herman -- יאַבלאַקאָף, הערמאַן
Composer: Yablakoff, Herman -- יאַבלאַקאָף, הערמאַן
Genre: Theatre/Lament
Subject: Occupation/Cigarette Seller/Misfortune/Family
Origin: Levin N 90/GYF 16/Alb L-023(a)/ML PYS 267/Alb F-024(e)/Alb G-035(b)
Transliteration: Levin N 90/Alb L-023(a)/Alb K-007(b)/GYF 19/Alb F-042(a)/Alb L-048(a)
Translation: Alb G-013(c)/GYF 19/Alb B-046(a)/Alb L-023(a)/Alb F-036(a)/Alb A-036(a
Music: Levin N 90/Estella 10/GYF 17/ML PYS 267
Additional song notes: Cigarettes/Author was inspired to write song after seeing child peddlers during German occupation of Grodno in WWI. See liner notes Alb S-083(a)
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31982
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: A kalte nakht, a nepldike finster umetum, shteyt a…
First line (Yiddish):אַ קאַלטע נאַכט, אַ נעפלדיקע פֿינסטער אומעטום, שטײט אַ ייִנגעלע…
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Concert
Length: 4:08

Title: Shifra Tantst -- שיפֿרה טאַנצט
Also known as: Tants Istanbul
Composer: Tarras, Dave -- טאַראַס, דײװ
Composer: Tarras, Dave -- טאַראַס, דײװ
Genre: Klezmer/Instrumental/Dance/Freylekh
Song Comment: Tarras usally credited with melody (?, not sure if he's composer.
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31983
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer
Length: 4:38

Title: Yunge Yorn -- יונגע יאָרן
Also known as: Avek Di Yunge Yorn
Also known as: Oyfn Brik, Untern Brik
Also known as: Unter Berg
Genre: Folk
Subject: Youth/Bygone
Origin: ML MTAG 132/Alb N-011(a)
Transliteration: Alb A-005(e)/ML MTAG 132/Alb N-011(a)
Translation: Alb A-005(e)/Alb N-011(a)/Alb A-035(f)
Music: ML MTAG 132/Alb N-011(a)
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31984
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Oyfn barg, untern barg, shteyen toybn porn, shteyen toybn…
First line:אױפֿן באַרק, אונטערן באָרג, שטײען טױבן פּאָרן, שטײען טױבן פּאָרן,
Language: Yiddish/Ukranian
Style: Folk/Klezmer/Concert
Length: 3:09

Title: Khosn Kale Mazl Tov -- חתן כּלה מזל טובֿ
Also known as: Good Luck (Khosn Kale Mazl Tov)
Also known as: Mazldiker Sho (Khusn Kale Mazl..)
Genre: Folk/Wedding/Rite
Subject: Bride/Groom/Congratulations/Wedding/Celebration
Transliteration: Alb L-009(a)
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31985
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Oy, oy, oy khosn kale mazl tov, oy, oy, oy klezmorim…
First line (Yiddish):אױ, אױ, אױ חתן כּלה מזל טובֿ, אױ, אױ, קלעזמאָרים שפּילט אַ...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer/Concert
Length: 4:02

Title: Vilna -- װילנאַ
Author: Wolfson, A. L. -- װאָלפֿסאָן, אַ. ל.
Composer: Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Genre: Place
Subject: Vilna/Memory/Yearning/City/Inspiration
Origin: Alb K-096(a)/Alb V-001(a)/Alb F-032(a)/A-054(a)
Transliteration: Alb K-096(a)/A-054(a)/Alb B-122(a)/Alb 126(a)
Translation: Alb K-096(a)/Alb K-029(a)/A-054(a)/Alb B-122(a)/Alb 126(a)

Related information in folder 365:
Related information in folder 862:On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31986
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Vilna, shtot fun geyst and tmimes, vilna yidishlekh …
First line (Yiddish):װילנאַ, שטאָט פֿון גײַסט און תּמימות, װילנאַ ייִדישלעך פֿאַרטראַכט,...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 4:25

Title: Mern Tsimes -- מערן צימעס
Genre: Instrumental/Klezmer
Additional song notes: Mixed with pieces from Beregovski's collection.
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31988
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer
Length: 3:54

Title: Rabeynu Tam -- רבּינו תּם
Author: Manger, Itzik -- מאַנגער, איציק
Composer: Rubin, Hertz -- רובין, הערץ
Genre: Literary Origin/Humorous
Subject: Simpleton/Fool/Rebbe/Rebetsn/Golden Peacock/Queen Of Turkey
Origin: ML MTAG 170/Alb A-001(b)/Alb A-001(h)/Alb G-112(a)
Transliteration: ML MTAG 170
Translation: Alb B-046(a)/Manger Wolf 104/Alb G-112(a)
Music: ML MTAG 170
Additional song notes: See Ephemera 80 for singable English adapation by Edith Finell.

Related information in folder 747:On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31989
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Lomir zingen dos sheyne lidl, haydl didl dam, vi di goldene..
First line (Yiddish):לאָמיר זינגען דאָס שײנע לידל, הײַדל דידל דאַם--װי די גאָלדענע...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Concert
Length: 4:25

Title: Gasn Zinger -- גאַסן זינגער
Also known as: Der Komediantshik
Also known as: Komediant
Author: Burstein, Peysekhke -- בורשטײַן, פּסחקע
Author: Burstein, Peysekhke -- בורשטײַן, פּסחקע
Composer: Burstein, Peysekhke -- בורשטײַן, פּסחקע
Composer: Burstein, Peysekhke -- בורשטײַן, פּסחקע
Genre: Theater/Lament
Subject: Poverty/Occupation/Street Singer/
On album: A-035(f) (Aufwind / Live)
Track ID: 31990
Artist: Aufwind
Artist: Koch, Claudia
Artist: Reich, Hardy
Artist: Rohde, Andreas
Artist: Hermerschmidt, Jan
Artist: Paffrath, Thomas
First line: Ikh makh kuntsn in gas, a yeder makht foyl zikh shpas,
First line (Yiddish):איך מאַך קונצן אין גאַס, אַ יעדער מאַכט פֿויל זיך שפּאַס,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Tango/Concert
Length: 2:56

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