Look up artist Weisser, Joshua S.


Name: Weisser, Joshua S.
Name (Yiddish): ווייסער, יהושע ס.
Also known as: Veyser, Yeshua -- װײסער, יהושע
Also known as: Pilderwaser, Joshua Samuel
Also known as: Weisser, Samuel
Also known as: Weiser, S.
Born: 1888
Died: 1952

Songs written or composed


Title: Der Alter Khazn -- דער אַלטער חזן
Author: Weisser, Joshua S. -- ווייסער, יהושע ס.
Composer: Weisser, Joshua S. -- ווייסער, יהושע ס.
Genre: Concert
Subject: Yom Kippur/Cantor/Aging/Faith/Prayer

Recordings:


On album: J-026(a) (Jewish Nostalgia -- בענקען געגועים)
Track ID: 23977
Vocal Koussevitzky, Khazn Moyshe -- קאָוסעװיצקי, חזן משה
First line: S'iz erev Yom Kipur in shtetl, der khazn far troyer geboygn,
First line (Yiddish):ס'איז ערבֿ יום-כּיפּור אין שטעטל, דער חזן פֿאַר טרױער געבױגען,
Track comment: Dupicate on K-04(a)
Language: Yiddish

On album: K-004(e) (Moshe Koussevitzky On Tour Jack Baras at the Piano)
Track ID: 24503
Vocal Koussevitzky, Khazn Moyshe -- קאָוסעװיצקי, חזן משה
Piano Baras, Jack -- באַראַס, דזאַק
First line: Iz erev Yom Kipur in shtetl, der khazn far troyer geboygn,
First line (Yiddish):איז ערבֿ יום-כּיפּור אין שטעטל, דער חזן פֿאַר טרױער געבױגען,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

On album: K-004(a) (Yiddishe Lider by Cantor Moshe Koussevitzsky)
Track ID: 3040
Vocal Koussevitzky, Khazn Moyshe -- קאָוסעװיצקי, חזן משה
First line: Iz erev Yom Kipur in shtetl, der khazn far troyer geboygn,
First line (Yiddish):איז ערבֿ יום-כּיפּור אין שטעטל, דער חזן פֿאַר טרױער געבױגען,
Language: Yiddish

On album: S-039(a) (Cantor Eleazer Shulman Yiddish & Israeli)
Track ID: 3041
Vocal Schulman, Khazn Eleazer
Organ Reisenman, Bob
First line: Es iz erev Yom Kipur in shtetl, der khazn far troyer geboygn
First line (Yiddish):עס איז ערבֿ יום-כּיפּור אין שטעטל, דער חזן פֿאַר טרױער געבױגען,
Language: Yiddish

On album: T-020(a) (Popular Jewish Melodies Featuring Elie Taube)
Track ID: 3042
Vocal Taube, Khazn Elie -- לעבעדעף, אַהרן (1873-1960)
First line: Iz erev Yom Kipur in shtetl, der khazn far troyert geboygn,
First line (Yiddish):איז ערבֿ יום-כּיפּור אין שטעטל, דער חזן פֿאַר טרױערט געבױגען,
Language: Yiddish

On album: J-018(a) (Leibele Jinich Canciones De Ayer, Hoy, Y Siempre)
Track ID: 3043
Vocal Jinich, Leybele
Piano Castillo, Isauro
First line: Es iz erev Yom Kipur in shtetl, der khazn far troyer geboygn
First line (Yiddish):עס איז ערבֿ יום-כּיפּור אין שטעטל, דער חזן פֿאַר טרױער געבױגען,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: Der Lamden -- דער למדן
Also known as: Der Lamden Reb Sender
Author: Rund, Morris
Composer: Weisser, Joshua S. -- ווייסער, יהושע ס.
Genre: Humorous/Lament
Subject: Poverty/Learning/Scholar/Sons/Ignorance/Sustenance/Peace
Origin: Sheet Music 1144
Transliteration: Sheet Music 1144
Music: Sheet Music 1144

Sheet music:


Folder: 1070
Series: 4
Arranger: Lefkowitch, Henry
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Metro Music Co
Publisher address: 58 Second Ave
Date: 1932
Provenance: Purchase Workmen's Circle Bookstore, New York
First line: In beys hamedresh baym shtender sitst der lamden reb...
First line (Yiddish): אין בית המדרש בײַם שטענדער, זיצט גער למדן ר' סענדער
Notes: Cover - Black Print - Title in Yiddish and English. Filagree Border. Price 40 Cents

Recordings:


On album: V-015(e) (Vorbei… Beyond Recall, CD 5/ A Record of Jewish musical life in Nazi Berlin, 1933-1938)
Track ID: 31471
Vocal Bakon, Khazn Israel -- בקון, חזן ישׂראל
Artist: Wolf Weintraub Orchestra
Conductor Weintraub, Wolf
First line: In beys-hamedresh baym shtender zitst der alter Reb Sender,
First line (Yiddish):אין בּית-המדרש בײַם שטענדער זיצט דער אַלטער רבּ סענדער,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 2:58

On album: 018b (Hershman, Khazn Mordkhe/ Der Lamdn/ Fleyshike Yidn, Milkhike Yidn,)
Track ID: 29283
Artist: Hershman, Khazn Mordkhe
Language: Yiddish

On album: H-004(a) (Cantor Mordecai Hershman Sings Jewish Folk Songs)
Track ID: 3209
Vocal Hershman, Khazn Mordecai -- הערשמאַן, חזן מרדכי
First line: In beys-hamedresh baym shtender zitst der alter Reb Sender,
First line (Yiddish):אין בּית-המדרש בײַם שטענדער זיצט דער אַלטער רבּ סענדער,
Language: Yiddish

On album: K-004(b) (Cantor Moshe Koussevitzsky Earliest Recordings)
Track ID: 3210
Vocal Koussevitzky, Khazn Moyshe -- קאָוסעװיצקי, חזן משה
First line: In Beys-Hamedresh baym shtender zitst der alter Reb Stender,
First line (Yiddish):אין בּית-המרדש בײַם שטענדער זיצט דער אַלטער רבּ סענדער,
Track comment: Recorded under title "Der Alter Reb Sender."
Language: Yiddish

On album: S-078(a) (Cantor Asher Sharf Sings Cantorial and Yiddish Masterpieces)
Track ID: 3212
Author Rund, Morris (?)
Composer Weisser, Joshua S. -- ווייסער, יהושע ס.
Vocal Sharf, Khazn Asher
Piano Lewis, Marvin, piano acc
First line: In beys-hamedresh baym shtender zitst der alter Reb Sender,
First line (Yiddish):אין בּית-המדרש בײַם שטענדער זיצט דער אַלטער רבּ סענדער,
Track comment: Recorded-"Der Lamden Reb Sender" credited to Rund Weisser ?
Language: Yiddish

Title: Undzer Yidish -- אונדזער ייִדיש
Author: Shindler, Eliezer -- שינדלער, אליעזור
Composer: Weisser, Joshua S. -- ווייסער, יהושע ס.
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Yiddish/Language
Song Comment: Not to be confused with Shindler's poem "Yidish Loshn"
Origin: Shindler 226
Music: Shindler 227

Recordings:


On album: W-018(a) (WDAS Tape (Recorded From Radio, 1969) Irving Leon)
Track ID: 15962
Author Shindler, Eliezer -- שינדלער, אליעזור
Composer Weisser, Joshua S. -- ווייסער, יהושע ס.
Recitation Halpern, Dina -- האַלפּערין, דינה
First line: Undzer yidish, undzer shprakh, farmogt dokh oytsres gor...
First line:אונדזער ייִדיש, אונדזער שפּראַך, פֿאָרמאָגט דאָך אוצרות גאָר אַ סך,

On album: G-019(a) (I Love Yiddish Emmanuel S. Goldsmith -- איך האָב ליב ייִדיש)
Track ID: 19981
Author Shindler, Eliezer -- שינדלער, אליעזור
Vocal Goldsmith, Emmanuel S.
First line: Undzer yidish, undzer shprakh, farmogt dokh oytsres gor...
First line:אונדזער ייִדיש, אונדזער שפּראַך, פֿאָרמאָגט דאָך אוצרות גאָר אַ סך,

Title: In Ukreynishn Shenkl -- אין אוקריִנישן שענקל
Composer: Weisser, Joshua S. -- ווייסער, יהושע ס.
Genre: Theater
Subject: Drinking/Fiddle/Klezmer/Melody/Zmiros/Whisky/

Recording:


On album: V-015(e) (Vorbei… Beyond Recall, CD 5/ A Record of Jewish musical life in Nazi Berlin, 1933-1938)
Track ID: 31477
Vocal Bakon, Khazn Israel -- בקון, חזן ישׂראל
Conductor Weintraub, Wolf
First line: Oy,…dem frenkl in dem shenkl is moshke mit dem fidl,
First line:אוי,...האַלט דעם פֿרענקל אין דעם שענקל איז מאָשקע מיט דעם פֿידל,
Language: Yiddish/Ukranian/Hebrew
Style: Concert/Orchestral Accompaniment
Length: 3:22

Title: In Yidishn Shenkl -- אין ייִדישן שענקל
Author: Rund, Morris
Composer: Weisser, Joshua S. -- ווייסער, יהושע ס.
Genre: Theater/Humorous
Subject: Tavern/Drinking/Music/Contrast/Russian/Hebrew

Sheet music:


Folder: 511
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Metro Music Co.
Publisher address: 64 Second Ave, New York, NY
Date: 1934
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 255
First line: Baym altn frenkl, iz dem shenkl, zitst moshke mit dem fidl,
First line (Yiddish): בײַם אַלטן פֿרענקל, איז דעם שענקל, זיצט מאָשקע מיט דער פֿידל,
Notes: Black lettering, Yiddish/English. Humorous song. Price 30 cents. Three verses in Yiddish on back cover

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Ikh Hob Dikh Lib Amerike -- איך האָב דיך ליב אַמעריקע
On album: G-013(d)6 (Song of the Golden Land Lectures 11, 12 and 13)
Track ID: 7148
Author/Composer Weisser, Joshua S. -- ווייסער, יהושע ס.
Artist Gorovets, Emil (Rakhmil) Iakovlevich -- גאָראָװעץ, עמיל
Narration Katzman, Dr. Jacob
Piano Gunther, William
First line: Ikh hob dikh lib amerike, kh'hob lib dayn heylig erd,
First line:איך האָב דיך ליב, אַמעריקע, כ'האָב ליב דײַן הײליק ערד,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Lecture 11, Song of the Golden Land, World War I Period

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