Look up artist Borts, Joanne


Name: Borts, Joanne

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Title: Lebn Zol Kolumbus -- לעבן זאָל קאָלומבוס
Author: Thomashevsky, Boris -- טאָמאַשעװסקי, ברוך
Composer: Perlmutter, Arnold (Aaron) פּערלמוטער, אַרנאָלד (אהרן)
Composer: Wohl, Herman -- װאָל, הערמאַן
Genre: Theater/Patriotic
Subject: Immigration/Government/Patriotism/Peace/Democracy
Origin: ML MTAG 140/Levin N 66/SH Dropsie 46
Transliteration: ML MTAG 140/Levin N 66/Alb G-013(a)/Sm Dropsie 46/Ephemera 1516
Translation: Ephemera 1516
Music: ML MTAG 140/Levin N 66/SMDropsie 46
Additional song notes: Long Live Columbus

Related information in folder 484:On album: G-013(c) (The Golden Land, a joyous new musical Original Cast Album)
Track ID: 8944
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Artist: Golden Land Klezmer Orchestra
Orchestration Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
Vocal Berk, Phyllis
First line: A shtetl iz Amerika, Except a little bigger, To leave a...
First line:אַ שטעטל איז אַמעריקע, אַ מחיה, כ'לעבן עס רוט אױך איר די...
Language: English/Yiddish

Title: A Kholem -- אַ חלום
Genre: Love
Subject: Dream/Eyes/Longing
Origin: Alb O-001(b)/ML MTAG 24
Transliteration: K-094(a)/Alb O-001(b)/ML MTAG 24/Alb C-035(e)
Translation: Alb O-001(b)/Alb G-013(c)
Music: ML MTAG 24
Additional song notes: summary translation K-094(a)
On album: G-013(c) (The Golden Land, a joyous new musical Original Cast Album)
Track ID: 352
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Artist: Golden Land Klezmer Orchestra
Orchestration Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
Vocal Adler, Bruce
English Adaptation Levy, Jacques
English Adaptation Rosenfeld, Moyshe
English Adaptation Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
First line: A kholem, a kholem, I had a wonderous kholem, I dreamt...
Track comment: Based on Yiddish folksong.
Language: English
Style: Theater

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: G-013(c) (The Golden Land, a joyous new musical Original Cast Album)
Track ID: 11726
Translation English Levy, Jacques
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Artist: Golden Land Klezmer Orchestra
Orchestration Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
First line: Oy, I like him! Oy, oy, oy, I like him! He's so sincere,
Track comment: Recorded under title "Oy, I Like Him"
Language: English

Title: Kum Leybke Tantsn -- קום לײבקע טאַנצן
Also known as: Leybke
Author: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Composer: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Genre: Humorous
Subject: Love/Dancing/Politics/Charlston/Tango
Origin: Gebir ML 43/ML MTAG 229/Alb G-022(a)/Gebir Lemm 104/Vinkov 5 79
Transliteration: ML MTAG 229/Alb G-022(a)/CD O-016(a)/Alb G-022(b)/Alb B-095(a)/Vinkov 5 79
Translation: Alb G-022(a)/Alb K-081(a)/CD O-016(a)/Gebir SIMC 42/Alb G-022(b)/Alb B-095(b)/
Music: ML MTAG 229/Gebir ML 42/Gebir Lemm 103/Vinkov 5 79
Additional song notes: Come Leybke, Dance!
On album: P-025(b) (On Wings Of Song A New..Collection "Mir Trogn A Gezang" -- מיר טראָגן אַ געזאַנג)
Track ID: 18663
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Piano Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
First line: Leybke, mayn liber, dos vet keyn guts nit gebn, Du brengst..
First line (Yiddish):לײבקע מײַן ליבער, דאָס װעט קײַן גוטס נישט געבן, דו ברענגסט...
Language: Yiddish

Title: Am Yisroel Chai (Efnt Tir Un...) -- עם ישׂראל חי (עפֿנט טיר און עפֿנט..)
On album: P-025(b) (On Wings Of Song A New..Collection "Mir Trogn A Gezang" -- מיר טראָגן אַ געזאַנג)
Track ID: 18676
Author Knapheise, M.
Composer Berezovsky, Shaul -- בערעזאָװסקי, שאול
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Artist Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
First line: Efnt tir un efnt toyer, shoyn genug, genug der troyer,
First line (Yiddish):עפֿנט טיר און עפֿנט טױער, שױן גענוג, גענוג דער טרױער,
Language: Yiddish

Title: Second Ave Medley
On album: L-041(a) (Howard Leshaw & The Golden Land Orchestra Vol I-Yiddish)
Track ID: 23120
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Artist Leshaw, Howard, arr & clarinet
Artist: Golden Land Orchestra
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Di Grine Kuzine/ Der Shtiler Bulgar/ Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn

Title: Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn (Medley) -- בײַ מיר ביסטו שײן (מעדלי)
On album: L-041(a) (Howard Leshaw & The Golden Land Orchestra Vol I-Yiddish)
Track ID: 23123
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Artist Leshaw, Howard, arr & clarinet
First line: Ven du zolst zayn shvarts vi a toter, ven du halts oyf vi..
First line (Yiddish):װען דו זאָלסט זײַן שװאַרץ װי אַ טאָטער, װען דו האַלטס אױף װי אַ…
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Di Grine Kuzine/ Der Shtiler Bulgar/ Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn
Language: Yiddish

Title: Mayn Shtetele Belz (Medley) -- מײַן שטעטעלע בעלז (פּאָפּורי)
Also known as: (Rock the) Belz
Author: A. Olszaniecki
Composer: Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
On album: L-041(a) (Howard Leshaw & The Golden Land Orchestra Vol I-Yiddish)
Track ID: 23129
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Arranger/Clarinet Leshaw, Howard, arr & clarinet
First line: Belz, mayn shtetele Belz, Mayn heymele vu ikh hob mayne…
First line (Yiddish):בעלז, מײַן שטעטעלע בעלז, מײַן הײמעלע װוּ איך האָב מײַן קינדערשע..
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Ikh Hob Dikh Tsufil Lib/ Mayn Yidishe Meydele/ Belz
Language: Yiddish

Title: Fifti Fifti -- פֿיפֿטי פֿיפֿטי
Also known as: Fifty Fifty
Author: Thomashevsky, Boris -- טאָמאַשעװסקי, ברוך
Composer: Rumshinsky, Yosef -- רומשינסקי, יאָסף
Genre: Theater/Humorous/Vaudeville
Subject: Equality/Socialism/Vanderbilt/Labor/Sweatshop/Sharing
Song Comment: From the operetta "Uptown Downtown"/See Heshkes 720
Origin: Werb 168
Transliteration: Slobin 168/Alb G-013(a)
Translation: Slobin 168/Alb G-013(a)/Alb M-068(a)55
Additional song notes: "Mir A Nikl Dir A Nikl" based on this song - See Heshkes 3408. From the operetta "Uptown-Downtown"
On album: M-068(a)48 (Milken/Joseph Rumshinsky: Great Songs of the Yiddish Stage, Vol 3)
Track ID: 33370
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Artist: Vienna Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Jaffe, Elli
Arranger Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
Arranger Cohen, Harvey
First line: Ikh hof, mir veln nokh derlebn, kumen zol di tseyt,
First line (Yiddish):איך האָף, מיר װעלן נאָך דערלעבן, קומען זאָל די צײַט
Language: Yiddish
Style: Vaudeville
Length: 2:37

Title: Vatch Your Step -- װאַטש יאָר סטעפ
Also known as: Watch Your Step (Loenworth)
Author: Lowenworth, Sam
Composer: Rumshinsky, Yosef -- רומשינסקי, יאָסף
Genre: Theatre/Immigrant/Klezmer/Humorous
Subject: America/Pressure/Stress/Haste
Transliteration: Alb G-013(c)/Alb K-029(f)
Translation: Alb K-029(f)Alb M-068(a)55
Additional song notes: From the musical - Berele Tremp/ See Heskes 1 entry 1216 respecting sheet music.

Related information in folder 176:On album: M-068(a)48 (Milken/Joseph Rumshinsky: Great Songs of the Yiddish Stage, Vol 3)
Track ID: 33377
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Arranger Russ, Patrick
Artist: Vienna Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Jaffe, Elli
First line: Amerika, a land nur fun hurry up, eyner loyft in biznes,
First line (Yiddish):אַמעריקאַ, אַ לאַנד נור פֿון "הורי אָפּ, אײנער לױפֿט אין "בּיזנעס",
Language: Yiddish
Style: Theater/Vaudeville
Length: 2:20

Title: All Is Vanity
Author: Berger, Glen
Genre: Literary Origin/Theater
Subject: Everyman/Fate/Life/Struggle/Unknown
Origin: Alb L-052(b)
Additional song notes: Adapted from Peretz's story "A Night At The Old Marketplace". Ah well. Better luck next time…
On album: L-052(b) (Frank London's A Night In The Old Market Place)
Track ID: 33514
Guitar/Banjo/Mandolin Seabrook, Brandon
Drums Alexander, Aaron
Keyboards/Accordion Bailey, Art
Tuba/Bass Caswell, Ron
Vocal Hrycelak, Steve
Vocal Hensrud, Matt
Vocal Jensen, Silvie
Vocal Goldfeder, Karen
Vocal Cluver, Martha
Vocal Wedren, Craig
Vocal Narayan, Mann
Vocal Hrycelak, Steve
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Vocal Sklamberg, Lorin
Vocal Williams, Jane Kelly
Vocal They Might Be Giants
Language: English
Length: 1:05

Title: The Tale of The Drowned Klezmorim
Author: Berger, Glen
Genre: Literary Origin/Theater
Subject: Death/Drink/Klezmorim/Musicians/Sin/Punishment/Drowning
Origin: Alb L-052(b)
Additional song notes: Adapted from Peretz's story "A Night At The Old Marketplace". According to legend,the Gargoyle guarding the well in the middle of the marketplace once lured a band of musicians to theirdeaths.
On album: L-052(b) (Frank London's A Night In The Old Market Place)
Track ID: 33499
Guitar/Banjo/Mandolin Seabrook, Brandon
Drums Alexander, Aaron
Keyboards/Accordion Bailey, Art
Tuba/Bass Caswell, Ron
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Language: English
Style: Klezmer/Fusion/Jazz
Length: 2:32

Title: Di Grine Kuzine -- די גרינע קוזינע
Also known as: Kuzine (Di Grine Kuzine)
Author: Leyzerovitz, Yakov -- לײזעראָװיץ, יעקבֿ
Composer: Schwartz, Abe -- שװאַרץ, אײב
Genre: Immigration/Lament
Subject: Immigration/Poverty/Occupation/Milliner/Aging/Disillusion
Origin: Mayzl 600/Alb Z-012(a)/Levin N 92
Transliteration: Levin N 92/Alb B-007(c)/Alb Z-012(a)/Gottlieb 290/Alb B-095(b)
Translation: Levin N 92/Alb Z-012(a)/Alb B-007(c)/Gottlieb 290/Alb B-095(b)/Alb M-068(a)04
Music: Warem 45/Alb Z-012(a)/Levin N 92
Additional song notes: See "My Little Cousin" for American swing version. Lyrics claimed by Hyman Prizant and others. Text is by Leyzerovitz as credited by Meizel. See Max Rosenfeld's papers re respecting Leyzerovitz's loss of copyright lawsuit. See Gottlieb p. 147. See Ephemera 80 for singable English adapation by Edith Finell.

Related information in folder 408:On album: M-068(a)04 (Milken/ Abraham Ellstein: Great Songs of The Yiddish Stage Volume 1)
Track ID: 42429
Vocal Borts, Joanne
Artist: Vienna Chamber Orchestra
Orchestration/Arranger Henning, Paul
Arranger Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
Conductor Jaffe, Elli
First line: Es kumt tsu mir gekumen mayn kuzine, sheyn vi gold iz zi geven di grine bekelekh
First line (Yiddish):עס קומט צו מיר געקומען מײַן קוזינע, שײן װי גאָלד איז זי געװען, די גרינע, בעקעל
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer/Concert
Length: 3:25

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