Look up artist Lachs, Vivi


Name: Lachs, Vivi

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Title: Di Brivelekh Fun Rusland -- די בריוועלעך פֿון רוסלאַנד
Author: Markovitsh, Joseph
Composer: Lachs, Vivi
Genre: Theatre/Concert/Lament
Subject: Letters/Wives/Children/Hunger/Curse/Abandonment/America
Transliteration: K-176(a)
Translation: K-176(a)
Additional song notes: The Letters From Russia

Recording:


On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42852
Arrangers Katshanes
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
First line: Mayn tayerer man, my dear husband, I hope this letter finds you well and the journey to England was easy,..
First line:מײַן טײַערער מאַן, איך וויין, איך קלאָג בײַ נאַגט, נאָר איך ליג און טראַכט, עפֿשער קענסטו שוין דאָרט ניט ניט לעבן,...
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Rececitive/Concert
Length: 5:46

Title: London Hot Zikh Ibergekert -- לאָנדאָנדאָן האָט זיך איבערגעקערט
Author: Levenvirt, Sam
Composer: Lachs, Vivi
Genre: Place/Concert/
Subject: London/Change/Memory/Cars/Subway/Crowds/Appliances
Transliteration: K-176(a)
Translation: K-176(a)
Additional song notes: London Has Turned Upside down

Recording:


On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42856
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
Arrangers Katshanes
First line: London iz nisht vi es iz amol geven, ikh in mayne yunge yorn hob dos keyn mol nit gezen, az unter der erd…
First line (Yiddish):לאָנדאָן אָיז נישט ווי עד איז אַמאָל געווען איך אין מײַנע יונגע יאָרן האָב דאָס קיין קיין מאָל ניט געזען, אַז אונטער דער
Language: Yiddish
Style: Theater
Length: 4:00

Title: Freg Keyn Katshanes -- פֿרעג קײַן קאַטשאַנעס
Author: Nager, Arn,
Composer: Lachs, Vivi
Genre: Concert
Subject: Change/Piety/Reversal/Hypocrisy/Flirtation/Husband
Transliteration: K-176(a)
Translation: K-176(a)
Additional song notes: Don't Ask Silly Questions

Recording:


On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42857
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
Arrangers Katshanes
First line: A kosher yidl bin ikh mir do ongekumen fun galutsyen, njsht far aykh gedakht, ikh hob mayn talis un tfilin…
First line (yiddish):אַ כּשר ייִדל בין איך מיר דאָ אָנגעקומען פֿון גאַליטציען, נישט פֿאַר אייכט געדאַכט, איך האָב מײַן תּלית און תּפֿילן מיט
Language: yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 5:28

Title: Yeder Sadie Iz A Leydi -- ידער סיידי איז אָ ליידי
Author: Lachs, Vivi
Composer: Lachs, Vivi
Composer: Moore, Sarha
Genre: Jazz/Music Hall/Theater
Subject: Place/East Stempney/Love/Lady/Gent
Transliteration: Alb k-176(a)
Translation: Alb k-176(a)
Additional song notes: Vivi Lachs credited with English lyrics

Recording:


On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42858
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
Arrangers Katshanes
First line: East Stempney, East Stempney, vu di libe iz tsubrent un yeder seydi iz a leydi, un yeder sam a dzhent…
First line:איסט סטעמפני, איסט סטעמפני, װוּ די ליבע איז צוברענט, און יעדער סיידי איז אַ ליידי און יעדער סאַם אַ דשהענמ....
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Jazz/Music Hall/Theater
Length: 5:07

Title: Azoy Geyt Dos Gelt Avek -- אָזוי גייט דאָס געלט אָוועק
Composer: Lachs, Vivi
Genre: Lament/Theater/Music Hall
Subject: Youth/Complaint/Pawnbroker/Girls/Gifts/Extravagance
Transliteration: Alb k-176(a)
Translation: Alb k-176(a)
Additional song notes: And So The Money Goes

Recording:


On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42865
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
Arrangers Katshanes
First line: Ikh lakh fun a yunger man ven er tut zikh baklugn, az er hot keyn gelt shrayt er gevalt ale monet ze ikh im di mashkones
First line (Yiddish):איך לאַך פֿון אַ יונגער מאַן, ווען ער טוט זיך באַקלוגן אַז ער האָט קײַן געלט, שרײַט ער געוואַלט, אַלע מאָנאַט זע איך...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Novelty/Music Hall/Theater
Length: 3:51

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Mit Farmakhte Oygn -- מיט פֿאַרמאַכטע אױגן
Author: Manger, Itzik -- מאַנגער, איציק
Composer: Hirsh, Nurit -- הירש, נורית
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Lonliness/Muse/Inspiration/Poetry/God/Mountains/Valley/God
Origin: ML SOG 198
Transliteration: Alb L-051(a)/Alb L-022(a)/ML SOG 198/Alb K-0135(a)/Ephemera 1401
Translation: Alb L-051(a)/Alb L-022(a)/CD K-075(b)/ML SOG 199/K-0135(a)/Ephemera 1401
Music: ML SOG 199
Additional song notes: With Closed Eyes
On album: K-135(a) (Klezmer Klub /Whitechapel Mayn Vaytshepl)
Track ID: 35748
Mandolin Moore, Keith
Double Bass/Violin Doyle, Julia
Accordion Ellenberg, Gabriel
Trombone Hall, Caroline
Lead Vocals Lachs, Vivi
Clarinet/Naal (Drum) Peter, Jon
Drums Schalom, Guy
First line: Mit farnakhte oygn herstu nenter dem yam, mit fiberndike finger filstu...
First line (Yiddish):מיט פֿאַרמאַכטע אױגן הערסטו נעענטער דעם ים, מיט פֿיבערנדיקע.פֿינגער, פֿילסטו
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 3:30

Title: My Home in Morgan Street
Genre: Folk/Place
Subject: Home/Memory/Poverty/Smells/Fish/Vendors/Bagels/Fiddler
Transliteration: Alb K-135(a)
Translation: Alb K-135(a)
On album: K-135(a) (Klezmer Klub /Whitechapel Mayn Vaytshepl)
Track ID: 35738
Mandolin Moore, Keith
Double Bass/Violin Doyle, Julia
Accordion Ellenberg, Gabriel
Trombone Hall, Caroline
Lead Vocals Lachs, Vivi
Clarinet/Naal (Drum/Vocal Peter, Jon
Drums Schalom, Guy
First line: My home in Morgan Street, es iz mir voyl un git, ikh hob mayn eygn shtib,
First line (Yiddish):My home in Morgan Street, ..עס טיז מיר ווויל און גיט, איך האָג מײַן אייגן
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Street Song/Children's Chants
Length: 1:45

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: K-135(a) (Klezmer Klub /Whitechapel Mayn Vaytshepl)
Track ID: 35740
Double Bass/Violin Doyle, Julia
Accordion Ellenberg, Gabriel
Lead Vocals Lachs, Vivi
First line: In England iz do a shtot lester, in London iz do aza skver, tsum skvar kumen...
First line (Yiddish):אין ענגלענד איז דאָ אַ שטאָט לעסטער, און אין לאָנדאָן איז דאָ אַזאַ סקווער, צום סקווער
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 2:46

Title: Hashevenu Nazat -- השבֿנו נזתּ
Genre: Emigration/Lament
Subject: Occupation/Difficulties/London/Greenhorn/Anti Semitism
Origin: Neslen 12.2
Transliteration: Neslen 12.2
Translation: Neslen 12.2
Additional song notes: The new "Take Us Back" Collected by Chaim Neslen from his grandmother, Esther Djzaldovsky
On album: K-135(a) (Klezmer Klub /Whitechapel Mayn Vaytshepl)
Track ID: 35741
Mandolin Moore, Keith
Double Bass/Violin Doyle, Julia
Accordion Ellenberg, Gabriel
Trombone Hall, Caroline
Lead Vocals Lachs, Vivi
Clarinet/Naal (Drum) Peter, Jon
Drums Schalom, Guy
First line: We were optomistic, we came to England to escape poverty, tyranny, and spit...
First line:דאָרט פֿאָרט אַ ייִד, שװאַך און מיד, צו לעבן זיכט ער אַן אָרט, ער אָנטלויפֿט
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Folk
Length: 4:36

Title: Helo Helo -- העלאָ
Genre: Music Hall/Novelty/Theater/ Rollicking
Subject: Greetings/Inheritance/Wife/Infidelity/Husband Does Same
Transliteration: Alb K-176(a)
Translation: Alb K-176(a)
On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42851
Arrangers Katshanes
Violin/Backing Vocals Curzon, FlorA
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
First line: Ikh vel aykh a kharakterl shteln vos yedn iz shoyn bakant, ikh hof es vet aykh shtark gefeln deroyf gib ikh mayn…..
First line (Yiddish):איך וועל אַ כאַראַכטעל שטעלן וואָס יעדן איז שוין באַקאַנט, איך האָף עס וועט אײַך שטערק געפֿעלן, דעויף גיב איך מײַן האַנט
Language: Yiddish
Style: Music Hall/Novelty/Rollicking
Length: 3:31

Title: Gevalt Police -- געוואַלט פאָליס
Genre: Dance Hall/Novelty
Subject: Street Urchin/Assult/Theft/Gambling/Drinking/Police Absent
Transliteration: K-176(a)
Translation: K-176(a)
Additional song notes: Help Police
On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42853
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
Arrangers Katshanes
First line: Vaytchaples sheyne zangen in brod strit, zey oyf eynem-goldene ringen oyf di finger, un a golden vatsh…
First line (Yiddish):ןןײַטשעפלס שיינע זאַנגען אין בראָד סטריט, זיי אויף איינעם-גאָלדענע רינגענע אויף די פֿינגער און אַ גאָלדען וואַטש...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Dance Hall/Novelty
Length: 3:08

Title: Der Boer Krig Mit England -- דער באָער קריג מיט ענגלאָנד
Author: Simoronsky, Abraham -- סימאָראָנסקי, אבֿרהם
Composer: Harris, Charles K.
Genre: Concert/March/Patriotic/Music Hall
Origin: Boer War/Volunteers/Jew/Officer/Hero/Mother/Killed/Battle
Transliteration: K-176(a)
Translation: K-176(a)
Additional song notes: The Boer War With England
On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42855
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
Arrangers Katshanes
First line: O to fight far Englands frayheyt mit shverd in hant, di voluntirn zet nor ve freylekh geven zey, a yeder vil nor…
First line (Yiddish):אָ טו פֿײַט פֿאַר ענגלאַנדס פֿרײַהײַט מיט שווערד אין האַנט, די וואָלונטירן, זעט נאָר ווי פֿריילעך זענען זיי, אַ יעדער...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/March/Patriotic
Length: 5:09

Title: London Bay Nakht -- לאָנדאָן בײַ נאַכט
Composer: Wedell, Rebekka
Genre: Blues/Theater/Lament
Subject: Place/London/Memory/Wandering/Time/Poverty/Begging/Police
Transliteration: Alb k-176(a)
Translation: Alb k-176(a)
On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42859
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
Arrangers Katshanes
First line: Tvey a zeyger hot geshlogn in ale kirkhn un in ale glokn, bay der nakht, bay der nakht, ayngetsogn mayne…
First line (Yiddish):צוויי אַ זייגער האָט געשלאַגן אין אַלע קירכן און אין אַלע גלאָקן, בײַ דער נאַכט בײַ דער נאָכט, אײַנגעצויגן מײַנע גלידער
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Art Song
Length: 4:57

Title: Lambeth Walk -- לאָמבעט וואַק
Genre: Novelty/Dance Hall
Subject: Dance/Fad/Shout/Goat/Hopping
Transliteration: Alb k-176(a)
Translation: Alb k-176(a)
On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42860
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
Arrangers Katshanes
First line: Hostu getantst dem lambet wok, dem nayem tants, dem nayem krok, men klapt in der kni, un a geshrey…
First line (Yiddish):האָסטו געטאַנצט דעם לאַמבעט וואָק, דעם נײַעם טאַנץ, דעם נײַעם קראָק, מע קלאַפט אין דער קני, און אַ געשריי דערצי, האָפ,.
Language: Yiddish
Style: Novelty/Music Hall/Theater
Length: 1:51

Title: Ikh Zukh A Dzhob -- איך זוך אַ דזשאָב
Genre: Theater
Subject: Wife/Flattery/Husband/Violence/Spinster/Doctor
Transliteration: Alb k-176(a)
Translation: Alb k-176(a)
On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42863
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
Arrangers Katshanes
First line: Ikh bin shoyn do mer nisht keyn griner, megt ir gleybn mir, Ikh veys az do in London, vu men klapt on in a tir…
First line (Yiddish):איך בין דאָ שוין נישט מער קײַן גרינער, מעגט איר גלויבן מיר, איך ווייס אַז דאָ אין לאָנדאָן, וווּ מען קלאַפט אָן אַ טיר,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Novelty/Music Hall/Theater
Length: 3:49

Title: Slek Taym -- סלעק טײַם
Author: Lubritski, Isaac
Composer: Wedell, Rebekka
Genre: Jazz/Blues/Lament
Subject: Worker/Seasonable Unemployment/Poverty/Pawnshop
Transliteration: Alb k-176(a)
Translation: Alb k-176(a)
Additional song notes: Slack Time
On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42864
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
Arrangers Katshanes
First line: A slek taym song megt ir hern, vos ikh hob farfast, ir vet im hobn zeyer gern, vayl di verter yedn past,…
First line (Yiddish):אַ סלעק טײַם סאָנג מעגט איר הערן, וואָס איך האַב פֿאַפֿאַסט, איר ווערט אים האָבן גערן ווײַל די ווערטער יעדן פאַסט....
Language: Yiddish
Style: Jazz/Blues/Theater
Length: 3:36

Title: Vos Geyst Nisht Aheym Sore-Gitl? -- וווּס גייסט נישט היים שׂורה־גיטל?
Author: Nager, Arn,
Composer: Cannon, Hughie
Genre: Parody/Popular/Theater
Subject: Wife/Philander/Affrey/Violence
Transliteration: Alb k-176(a)
Translation: Alb k-176(a)
Additional song notes: Why Don't You Come Home Sore-Gitl
On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42866
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
Arrangers Katshanes
First line: In a sheyner zumer nakht gey ikh mir fartrakht, tref ikh mayn vaybl vi a taybl volkndik bay nakht in rizdhent strit…
First line (Yiddish):אין אַ שיינער זומער נאַכט גיי איך מיר פֿאַרטראַכט, טרעף איך מײַן ווײַל ווי אַ טײַוול וואָלקנדיק אין ריגזשענט סטרעט...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Parody/Pop
Length: 3:22

Title: Mazl (Katshanes) -- מזל (קאַטשאַנעס)
Genre: Novelty/Theater/English/Yiddish
Subject: Mother/Luck/Necessity/Fool
Transliteration: Alb k-176(a)
Translation: Alb k-176(a)
On album: K-176(a) (Katsha'nes/Don't Ask Silly Questions -- קאָטשאָנעס)
Track ID: 42867
Vocal Lachs, Vivi
Violin Curzon, FlorA
Vocal/Saxaphones Moore, Sarha
Vocal/Piano Wedell, Rebekka
Arrangers Katshanes
First line: Born in the right place in the right time, forty years after this song was written, the ground was laid so we could have
First line:ווײַל מזל זאָגט די מאַמע מוז מען האָבן,מזל, זאָגט זי איז אַ וווילער זאַך, אָן מזל מעגסטו זיך באַגראָבן, מיט מזל מעגסטו..
Language: English/Yiddish
Style: Recitative/Collage/Mishmash
Length: 3:52

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