Look up artist De Curtis, Ernesto

Name: De Curtis, Ernesto

Songs written or composed

Title: Reyzele Dem Shoykhets -- רײזעלע דעם שוחטס
Author: Segalovitsh, Zusman -- סעגאַלאָװיטש, זוסמאַן
Composer: De Curtis, Ernesto
Genre: Literary Origin/Tragedy
Subject: Father/Daughter/Shoykhet/Love/Tresses/Shears/Suicide/Piety
Origin: ML PYP 364/Sh Sh 371
Translation: Sh Sh 370
Additional song notes: Reyzele the Shoykhets Daughter


On album: B-063(a)2 (Sarah Benjamin / Lidelakh Vol 2/ 101 Favorite Yiddish and Russian Folksongs)
Track ID: 22035
Vocal Benjamin, Sarah
First line: Sheyn iz reyzele dem shoykhets, vos zi hot a guter natur,
First line (Yiddish):שײן איז קײזעלע דעם שוחטס, װאָס זי האָט אַ גוטער נאַטור,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Field Recording/Folk/Acapella

On album: S-008(c) (Lea Szlanger in Song -- לאה שלאַנגער זינגעציק)
Track ID: 31000
Vocal Szlanger, Lea -- שלאַנגער, לאה
First line: Sheyn iz rayzele dem shoykhets hot a yunger harts in…
First line (Yiddish):שײן איז רײַזעלע דעם שױכעץ האָט אַ יונגער האַרץ אין...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Cabaret

On album: F-069(a) (Sarah Fersht /Field Tape/From Reel To Reel)
Track ID: 36582
Vocal Fersht, Sarah -- פֿערשט, שרה
First line: Es vet kraynen di lokn, un es vet bay veynen di oygn...
First line (Yiddish):עס וועט קריינען די לאָקן, און עס וועט בײַן וויינען די אויגן...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Field Recording/Folk/Acapella
Length: 5:16

Title: Me
Author: Sherman, Allan
Author: Busch, Lou
Composer: De Curtis, Ernesto
Composer: Aveling, Claude
Genre: Parody/Humor
Subject: Toes/Fingers/Body
Additional song notes: Sung to melody of "Come Back to Sorrento."


On album: S-101(a) (My Son, The Celebrity Allan Sherman)
Track ID: 31300
Vocal Sherman, Allan
First line: Counting both feet, I have ten toes, they're not lady toes…
Language: English
Style: Theatre

Contact: yidsong@pobox.upenn.edu