Look up artist Crasner, Clara


Name: Crasner, Clara
Name (Yiddish): קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
Born: 1902 (Sharogrod, Ukraine)
Died: 1997 (Philadelphia, Pa)
Comment: Emigrated to the U.S., 1919

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Tracks with this artist


Title: A Meydl In Di Yorn -- אַ מײדל אין די יאַרן
Genre: Lament/Love
Subject: Aging/Dowry/Pedigree/Yikhes/Nadn/
Origin: ML SOG 24/Bugatch 111/Vinkov 1 4/Ber Fef 196/Alb B-090(x)
Transliteration: ML SOG 24/Bugatch 111/Vinkov 1 4/Alb B-090(x)
Translation: ML SOG 24/Vinkov 1 4/Alb Z-018(a)/Alb B-069(s)
Music: ML SOG 24/Bugatch 111/Vinkov 1 4
On album: C-028(a) (Clara Crasner and Others, Field Tape)
Track ID: 463
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
First line: Ikh bin shoyn a meydl in di yorn, vos hostu mayn kepele...
First line (Yiddish):איך בין שױן אַ מײדל אין די יאַרן, װאָס האַדטו מײַן קעפּעלע...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Field Recording/Recorded at home of Molly & Bob Freedman
Language: Yiddish
Style: Acapella/Folk

Title: Vykhozhu Odin Ya Na Dorogu -- אַלײן אין װעג (רוסיש)
Also known as: Alone On The Road
Also known as: Vi Khozhu Odin Yy Na Dorogu
Also known as: Alone I Set Out Upon My Way
Author: Lermontov, Mikhial
Composer: Shashina, Elizaveta Sergeyevna
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Wanderer/Nature/Melancholy/Love/Ideal
Origin: Alb D-004(o)
Transliteration: Alb D-004(o)
Translation: Alb D-004(o)
Additional song notes: Yiddish adaptation titled "Aleyn In Veg"

Related information in folder 601:On album: C-028(a) (Clara Crasner and Others, Field Tape)
Track ID: 1167
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Field Recording/Recorded at home of Molly & Bob Freedman
Language: Russian
Style: Acapella/Folk

Title: Der Kremer -- דער קרעמער
Author: Liessin, Avrom -- ליעסין, אַבֿרהם
Composer: Jassinovsky, Khazn Pinkhos -- יאַסינאָװסקי, פּינחס
Genre: Literary Origin/Folk
Subject: Shopkeeper/Envy/Occupation/Customer/Pettiness
Origin: ML SOG 74/Alb J-020(b)/Belarsky Fav 31/Sh Sh 167
Transliteration: Belarsky Fav 6/Alb J-020(b)/ML SOG 74
Translation: Belarsky Fav 6/Alb J-020(b)/ML SOG 75/ Sh Sh 166/Alb M-129(a)/Alb M-129(b)
Music: Belarsky Fav 6/ML SOG 74
Additional song notes: The Shopkeeper/ Song was a favorite of Golde Meir

Related information in folder 32:On album: C-028(a) (Clara Crasner and Others, Field Tape)
Track ID: 3197
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
First line: Zitst zikh a kremer in kreml, der hunderster kremer in gas,
First line (Yiddish):זיצט זיך אַ קרעמער אין קרעמל, דער הונדערסטער קרעמער אין גאַס,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Field Recording/Recorded at home of Molly & Bob Freedman
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Acapella

Title: Der Shadkhn -- דער שדכן

Related information in folder 16:On album: C-028(a) (Clara Crasner and Others, Field Tape)
Track ID: 3387
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
First line: A shadkhn tsu zayn iz a gute zakh, s'iz fun got a brokhe,
First line (Yiddish):אַ שדכן צו זײַן איז אַ גוטע זאַך, ס'איז פֿון גאָט אַ בּרכה,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Field Recording/Recorded at home of Molly & Bob Freedman
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Acapella

Title: Dray Shvester -- דרײַ שװעסטער
Author: Winchevsky, Morris -- װינטשעװסקי, מאָריס
Genre: Lament/Literary Origin
Subject: Poverty/Flowers/Shoe Laces/Prostitution/Place/England/
Origin: Ber Fef 68/Vinkov 3 213/Alb M-059(b)/Sh Sh 123
Transliteration: Vinkov 3 213/Alb M-059(b)/Alb K-135(a)
Translation: Vinkov 3 213/Alb M-059(b)/Alb K-135(a)/Sh Sh 123
Music: Vinkov 3 213
Additional song notes: Three Sisters
On album: C-028(a) (Clara Crasner and Others, Field Tape)
Track ID: 4250
Author Winchevsky, Morris -- װינטשעװסקי, מאָריס
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
First line: In england iz do a shtot lester, in london iz do aza skver,
First line (Yiddish):אין ענגלאַנד איז דאָ אַ שטאָט לעסטער, אין לאָנדאָן איז דאָ אַזאַ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Field Recording/Recorded at home of Molly & Bob Freedman
Language: Yiddish
Style: Acapella/Folk

Title: Geltenyu -- געלטענוּ
Genre: Folk
Subject: Money/Exploitation/Refugees/Ukrainian/Bessearbian
Origin: Alb C-028(a)/Ephemera 18
Music: Alb C-028(a)

Related information in folder 18:On album: C-028(a) (Clara Crasner and Others, Field Tape)
Track ID: 5587
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
First line: Tsu undz keyn beserabia kumen ukraiener a sakh,
First line (Yiddish):צו אונדז קײן בעבעראַביאַ קומען אוקראַיִנער אַ סך,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Field RecordingRecorded at home of Molly & Bob Freedman
Language: Yiddish
Style: Acapella/Folk

Title: Lozt Mikh Arayn (Fragment) -- לאָזט מיך אַרײַן
On album: C-028(a) (Clara Crasner and Others, Field Tape)
Track ID: 9449
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
First line: Lozt mikh arayn, ikh vel aykh nitsl zayn,
First line (Yiddish):לאָזט מיך אַרײַן, איך װעל אײַך ניצל זײַן,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Field Recording at home of Molly & Bob Freedman
Language: Yiddish
Style: Acapella/Folk

Title: Nor A Mame -- נאָר אַ מאַמע
Author: Einhorn, Dovid -- אײנהאָרן, דוד
Composer: Glatshteyn, Yisroel -- גלאַטשטײן, ישׂראל
Genre: Folk/Lullaby/Viglid
Subject: Mother/Unique/Child/Cradle
Origin: ML SOG 6/ML PYP 251/Alb J-020(b)/Gelb GB 30/ Sh Sh 251/Ephemera 918/
Transliteration: ML SOG 6/Vinkov 1 125/Alb J-020(b)/Ephemera 918/Alb B-211(a)
Translation: ML SOG 6/Vinkov 1 125/Alb J-020(b)/Sh Sh 250/Ephemera 918/Alb B-211(a)
Music: ML SOG 6/Vinkov 1 125Vinkov 1 125/Gelb GB 30
Additional song notes: Only A Mother Translit also in Alb b-211(a)
On album: C-028(a) (Clara Crasner and Others, Field Tape)
Track ID: 11244
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
First line: Alie-lulie, alie-lulie, shlof, mayn yingele, un ru,
First line (Yiddish):אַליע-ליולע, אַליע-ליולע-- שלאָף, מײַן ייִנגעלע און רו,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Field Recording/Recorded at home of Molly & Bob Freedman
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Acapella

Title: Eykho (Crasner) -- איכה (קראַסנער)
Genre: Folk/Lament
Subject: Persecution/Petition/Pogrom
Origin: Alb C-28(a)
Music: ML SOG 278
Additional song notes: See ML SOG 277 and Kaczer 14 for Variant/ From 1933 (?) musical "Di Einzige Losung"
On album: C-028(a) (Clara Crasner and Others, Field Tape)
Track ID: 12374
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
First line: Farvolkn der himl, keyn shtral zeyt men nit,
First line (Yiddish):פֿאַרװאָלקן דער הימל, קײן שטראַל זײט מען מיט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Field Recording/Recorded at home of Molly & Bob Freedman
Language: Yiddish
Style: Acapella/Folk

Title: Russian Song (Clara Crasner)
On album: C-028(a) (Clara Crasner and Others, Field Tape)
Track ID: 13129
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Field Recording/ Recorded at home of Molly & Bob Freedman
Language: Russian
Style: Acapella/Folk

Title: In Kheyder Keseyder -- אין חדר כסדר
Genre: Folk
Subject: Child/Education/School/Swimming/
Origin: Ephemera 19

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Related information in folder 55:On album: C-028(a) (Clara Crasner and Others, Field Tape)
Track ID: 31640
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
First line: Ven ikh bin a kleyn yingele gevezn hob ikh gebudn in taykh,
First line (Yiddish):ווען איך בין אַ קליין ייִנגעלע געוועזן האָב איך געבודן אין טײַך,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Acapella

Title: Yiddish Folksingers/Miami Beach (Video)
Author: Saxe, Joel
Genre: Documentary/Video
Subject: Songs/Community/Place/Miami Beach/Memory/Culture/Identity
Additional song notes: Video produced, directed, filmed and edited by Joel Saxe. See Jacket for Album V0044/Draft of Essay by Joel Saxe prepared for academic degree.
On album: V0044
Track ID: 34064
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
Commentator Lieberman, Mendl
Commentator Kalzman, Hilda
Commentator Gandleman, Frank
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Folk
Length: 30:00

Title: Yam Lid (Video) -- ים ליד (ווידיאָ)
Author: Bialik, Khaim Nakhman -- ביאַליק, חיים נחמן
Genre: Zionist/Translation/Literary Origin
Subject: Zion/Yearning
Song Comment: Adapted from the Hebrew of Yehuda Halevi by Chaim Nakhman Bialik
Origin: Bugatch 80/Alb L-001(d)/ML PYS 212/
Transliteration: Bugatch 80/Alb K-042(c)/Alb L-001(d)/
Translation: ML PYL 212/Alb L-001(d)/Alb K-042(c)/Klezkamp 94 39/
Music: Bugatch 80/ML PYL 212/
Additional song notes: See Ephemera 80 for singable English adapation by Edith Finell.
On album: V0044
Track ID: 34065
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
First line: Kh'hob fargesn ale libste, k'hob farlozt may eygn heym,
First line (Yiddish):כ'האָב פֿאַרגעסן אַלע ליבסטע, כ'האָב פֿאָרלאָזט מײַן אײגן הײם,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Acapella

Title: Nor A Mame -- נאָר אַ מאַמע
Author: Einhorn, Dovid -- אײנהאָרן, דוד
Composer: Glatshteyn, Yisroel -- גלאַטשטײן, ישׂראל
Genre: Folk/Lullaby/Viglid
Subject: Mother/Unique/Child/Cradle
Origin: ML SOG 6/ML PYP 251/Alb J-020(b)/Gelb GB 30/ Sh Sh 251/Ephemera 918/
Transliteration: ML SOG 6/Vinkov 1 125/Alb J-020(b)/Ephemera 918/Alb B-211(a)
Translation: ML SOG 6/Vinkov 1 125/Alb J-020(b)/Sh Sh 250/Ephemera 918/Alb B-211(a)
Music: ML SOG 6/Vinkov 1 125Vinkov 1 125/Gelb GB 30
Additional song notes: Only A Mother Translit also in Alb b-211(a)
On album: L-093(a) (Lullabies and Childrens' Songs -- וויג און קינדער לידער)
Track ID: 42200
Vocal Crasner, Clara -- קראַסנער, קלאַראַ (חיה לאה)
First line: Alie-lulie, alie-lulie, shlof mayn tayere in ru, voyl iz dem vos hot a mame un a
First line (Yiddish):אַליע־ליולע, אַליע־ליולע-- שלאָף מײַן טײַערע אין רו, ווויל איז דעם וואָס האָט...
Language: Yiddish
Style: ConcertAcapella/Lullaby
Length: 2:25

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