Look up artist Silverman, David


Name: Silverman, David

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Title: Die Moorsoldaten
Also known as: Peat Bog Soldiers
Also known as: Zumpland
Author: Langhoff, Wolfgang
Author: Esser Johann
Composer: Goguel, Rudi
Genre: Prisoner
Subject: Swamp/Concentration Camp/Borgermoor/
Origin: Gelb Zingt 17 (Yid)/Alb B-007(d)/Silverman TUF 3/Kinderland 30
Translation: Alb B-007(d)/Silverman TUF 3/Kinderland 30/Alb V0121
Music: Gelb Zingt 18/Silverman TUF 3
Additional song notes: Performed at a cultural night (Zirkus Konzentrati/Concentration - Camp Circus) in the Borgermoor Concentration Camp.
On album: S-102(a) (The Undying Flame/ Ballads & Songs of the Holocaust/ Jerry Silverman)
Track ID: 31787
Vocal/Guitar Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
First line: Wohin auch das auge blicket, moor und heide rings herum.
Language: German/English
Style: March
Length: 3:29

Title: Das Judische Kind
Composer: Silverman, Jerry
Genre: Lament
Subject: Anti Semitism/Children/Childhood
Origin: Silverman TUF 11
Translation: Silverman TUF 11
Music: Silverman TUF 11
Additional song notes: Text found in archives of Memorial to the Unknown Jewish Martyr in Paris
On album: S-102(a) (The Undying Flame/ Ballads & Songs of the Holocaust/ Jerry Silverman)
Track ID: 31788
Vocal/Guitar/English Adaptation Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
First line: Ich glaub ich war noch nie ein kind, ein kind wie andere kinder sind,
Language: German/English
Style: Folk
Length: 2:08

Title: Venga Jaleo
Also known as: Join The Struggle
Genre: Historical/Spanish Civil War/
Subject: Regiment/Battle/
Origin: Silverman TUF 39
Translation: Silverman TUF 39
Music: Silverman TUF
Additional song notes: General Enrique Lister, Cmdr. Valentin Gonzoles, Maj. Fransicso Galan, Gen. Juan Modesto and Carlos J. Contreras (nom de guerre) of Vittorio Vidali, all mentioned in the song.
On album: S-102(a) (The Undying Flame/ Ballads & Songs of the Holocaust/ Jerry Silverman)
Track ID: 31789
Vocal/Guitar/English Adaptation Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
First line: El diez iochodia de julio
Language: Spanish/English
Style: Folk
Length: 3:43

Title: Jarama Valley
Genre: Historical/Spanish Civil War
Subject: Lincoln Brigade/Madrid/Battle/Place
Origin: Silverman TUF 32
Music: Silverman Silverman TUF 32
Additional song notes: Tune: Red River Valley
On album: S-102(a) (The Undying Flame/ Ballads & Songs of the Holocaust/ Jerry Silverman)
Track ID: 31790
Vocal/Guitar Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
First line: There's a valley in Spain called Jarama, it's a place that we all know so well
Language: English
Style: Folk
Length: 2:05

Title: Die Thalmann Kolomme
Also known as: The Thalmann Column
Author: Ernst, Karl
Composer: Dessau, Paul
Genre: Historical/Spanish Civil War
Subject: Battle/
Origin: Silverman TUF 30
Translation: Silverman TUF 30
Music: Silverman TUF 30
On album: S-102(a) (The Undying Flame/ Ballads & Songs of the Holocaust/ Jerry Silverman)
Track ID: 31791
Vocal/Guitar/English Adaptation Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
First line: Spaniens himmel breiter seine, sterne uber unsre shutzengriben aus,
Language: German/English
Style: March
Length: 2:33

Title: Lid Fun Bug -- ליד פֿון בוג
Genre: Historical/Lament/Holocaust
Subject: River/Place/Bug/Deportation/Train/Hope
Origin: Silverman TUF 52
Translation: Silverman TUF 52
Music: Silverman TUF 52
On album: S-102
Track ID: 31792
Vocal/Guitar/English Adaptation Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
First line: Es loyfn un klapn di mashinen, un es fayft der tsug,
First line:עס לויפֿן און קלאַפּן די מאַשינען, און עס פֿײַפֿט דער צוג,
Language: English/Yiddish
Length: 2:34

Title: Oi Tumani Mayi
Also known as: Oh The Fog
Author: Isokovsky, Mikhail Vasilievich
Composer: Zakharov, Vladimir
Genre: World War II/Historical
Subject: Resistance/Partisans/Fog'Cover
Origin: Silverman TUF 166
Transliteration: Alb B-007(g)
Translation: Silverman TUF 166
Music: Silverman TUF 166
On album: S-102(a) (The Undying Flame/ Ballads & Songs of the Holocaust/ Jerry Silverman)
Track ID: 31793
Vocal/Guitar/English Adaptation Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
First line: Oi tumani mayi, rastumany!
Language: Russian
Style: Folk
Length: 4:04

Title: Die Westerbork Serenade
Author: Kannenwasser, Max
Composer: van Wesel, Arnold (Nol)
Genre: Holocaust/World War II
Subject: Westerbork/Camp/Love/Forbidden/Kiss/Frustration
Origin: Silverman TUF 142
Translation: Silverman TUF 142
Music: Silverman TUF 142
On album: S-102(a) (The Undying Flame/ Ballads & Songs of the Holocaust/ Jerry Silverman)
Track ID: 31794
Vocal/Guitar/English Adaptation Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
First line: Hello, the situation seems to worsen, and just my thoughts I can't seem to guide
Language: English
Style: Pop/Swing
Length: 4:46

Title: May 1945
Author: Hilarova, Dagmar
Composer: Schumann, Robert
Genre: Classical/Literary Origin
Subject: Freedom/Spring/Hope/Blossoms/Liberation
Origin: Silverman TUF 224
Translation: Silverman TUF 224
Music: Silverman TUF 224
On album: S-102(a) (The Undying Flame/ Ballads & Songs of the Holocaust/ Jerry Silverman)
Track ID: 31800
Vocal/Guitar/English Adaptation/Arranger Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
First line: 'Twas May, and all the blossoms circled it; blue lilac spindles did bloom…
Language: English
Style: Based on music of Robert Schumann
Length: 1:45

Title: Tsigayner Lid (Beyglman) -- ציגײנער ליד (בײגלמאַן)
Author: Beyglman, David -- בײגלמאַן, דוד
Composer: Beyglman, David -- בײגלמאַן, דוד
Genre: Holocaust/Lament
Subject: Gypsy/Hopelessness
Transliteration: Silverman TUF 65
Translation: Silverman TUF 65
Music: Silverman TUF 65
On album: S-102(a) (The Undying Flame/ Ballads & Songs of the Holocaust/ Jerry Silverman)
Track ID: 31795
Vocal/Guitar/English Adaptation Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
First line: Finster di nakht, vi koyln shvarts, nor trakht un trakht, un s'klapt mayn harts,
First line (Yiddish):פֿינסטער די נאַכט ווי קוילן שוואַרץ, נאָר טראַכט און טראַכט, און ס'קלאַפּט מײַן האַרץ
Language: Yiddish
Style: Russian Gypsy/Folk
Length: 4:42

Title: I Am Still A Little Child
Genre: Holocaust/Lament
Song Comment: Child/Mother/Father/Loss
Transliteration: Silverman TUF 230
Translation: Silverman TUF 230
Music: Silverman TUF 230
Additional song notes: Original title "En Meg Most Kicsi Vagyok"
On album: S-102(a) (The Undying Flame/ Ballads & Songs of the Holocaust/ Jerry Silverman)
Track ID: 31796
Vocal/Guitar/English Adaptation Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
First line: I am still a little child, but I suffered like an adult,
Language: English
Style: Folk
Length: 2:22

Title: Mai Ko Mash Me Lon (Holocaust)
Author: Skurnik, Marcel
Genre: Holocaust/Lament
Subject: Camp/Hunger/Brutality/Imprisonment/Meaning
Translation: Silverman TUF 125
Music: Silverman TUF 125
On album: S-102(a) (The Undying Flame/ Ballads & Songs of the Holocaust/ Jerry Silverman)
Track ID: 31797
Vocal/Guitar/English Adaptation Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
French Adaptation Diament, David
French Adaptation Cherniacoski, Annik
First line: What's the meaning of this camp? When, oh, when will I understand,
Language: English/French
Style: Folk/Incorporates melody of "Tum Balalayke" and also a March
Length: 5:01

Title: Worn Out Shoes
Also known as: Scarpe Rotte
Genre: World War II/Resistance
Subject: Partisans/Shoes/Battle/Hope
Origin: Silverman TUF 175
Translation: Silverman TUF 175
Music: Silverman TUF 175
Additional song notes: Originally written in Italian
On album: S-102(a) (The Undying Flame/ Ballads & Songs of the Holocaust/ Jerry Silverman)
Track ID: 31798
Vocal/Guitar/English Adaptation Silverman, Jerry
Violin/Mandolin Silverman, Antoine
Cello Kadvan, Alex
Oboe Silverman, David
Tenor Saxaphone Silverman, Misha
First line: Blow hard you stormy winds, and howl the stormy temptest, worn out shoes,…
Language: English
Style: To the melody of "Katiusha"
Length: 2:23

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