Look up artist Skurnik, Marcel


Name: Skurnik, Marcel

Songs written or composed


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

Sheet music:


Folder: 23
Series: 1
Arranger: Saslavsky, N. L.
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Translator: Henry Greenfield
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration/Translation
Publisher: Metro Music Co
Publisher address: 64 Second Ave, New York
Date: 1927
Provenance: Gift of Barbara Moscow, March 2014
First line: Mai ko mashma lon, der regn, voshe lozt er mir tsu hern,
First line (Yiddish): מאי קאָ משמע־לן דער רעגן, וואָזשה לאָזט ער מיר צו הערן, זײַנע טראָפּנס

Recording:


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

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