Look up artist Heschel, Abraham Joshua


Name: Heschel, Abraham Joshua
Born: Jan 11, 1907 (Warsaw, Poland)
Died: December 23, 1972 (New York)
Note: Escaped to England, 1939, Emigrated to US in March 1940

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Songs written or composed


Title: In Farnakhtn: D -- אין פֿאַרנאַכטן: ד
Author: Heschel, Abraham Joshua
Composer: Schechter, Basya
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: God/Trace/Self
Origin: Alb S-196(a)
Translation: Alb S-196(a)
Additional song notes: At Dusk: D

Recording:


On album: S-196(a) (Basya Schechter/Songs of Wonder/ Yiddish Poetry of Abraham Joshua Heschel In Song)
Track ID: 36793
oud, saz, vocals, background vocals Schechter, Basya
piano, accordion, glockenspiel Sharlin, Uri
violin, viola Gould, Megan
cello Stein, Rich
percussion Sanna, Kyle
mandolin Avital, Avi
flugelhorn Leusink, Albert
bass Loomis, Dan
bass Blumenkrantz, Shanir Ezra
drums Arntzen, Miles
guitar Rosen, Avi Fox
drums, percussion Kunzli, Mathias
keys, boubil Marsalla, Brian
trumpet London, Frank
kanun Pinarbasi, Tamar
First line: Kh'bin in velt a shpur fun dir, un yede zakh iz vi a tir, lomikh ale shpurn…
First line (Yiddish):כ'בין אין וועלט אַ שפוּל פוּן דיר אוּן יעדע זאַך איז ווי אַ טיר. לאָמיך אַלמיך
Language: Yiddish
Style: Sung Poems

Title: Fun Dayne Hent -- פון דיינע הענט
Author: Heschel, Abraham Joshua
Composer: Schechter, Basya
Genre: Literary Origin/Love
Subject: Hands/Rest/Comfort/Voice/Puzzles/Lips/Kiss
Origin: Alb S-196(a)
Translation: Alb S-196(a)
Additional song notes: From Your Hands

Recording:


On album: S-196(a) (Basya Schechter/Songs of Wonder/ Yiddish Poetry of Abraham Joshua Heschel In Song)
Track ID: 38144
oud, saz, vocals, background vocals Schechter, Basya
piano, accordion, glockenspiel Sharlin, Uri
violin, viola Gould, Megan
cello Stein, Rich
percussion Sanna, Kyle
mandolin Avital, Avi
flugelhorn Leusink, Albert
bass Loomis, Dan
bass Blumenkrantz, Shanir Ezra
drums Arntzen, Miles
guitar Rosen, Avi Fox
drums, percussion Kunzli, Mathias
keys, boubil Marsalla, Brian
trumpet London, Frank
kanun Pinarbasi, Tamar
First line: Fun tzatertor shal fon deine hand laz mich ru on trestn trinkan
First line (Yiddish):פוּן צארטער שאָל פוּן דיינע הענט לאָז מיך רוּ אוּן טרייסטן טרינקען
Language: Yiddish
Style: Sung Poems
Length: 3:42

Title: Palatsn In Der Tsayt -- פּאַ
Author: Heschel, Abraham Joshua
Composer: Schechter, Basya
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: God/Longing/Woders/Treasures/World
Origin: Alb S-196(a)
Translation: Alb S-196(a)
Additional song notes: Palaces In Time

Recording:


On album: S-196(a) (Basya Schechter/Songs of Wonder/ Yiddish Poetry of Abraham Joshua Heschel In Song)
Track ID: 38140
oud, saz, vocals, background vocals Schechter, Basya
piano, accordion, glockenspiel Sharlin, Uri
violin, viola Gould, Megan
cello Stein, Rich
percussion Sanna, Kyle
mandolin Avital, Avi
flugelhorn Leusink, Albert
bass Loomis, Dan
bass Blumenkrantz, Shanir Ezra
drums Arntzen, Miles
guitar Rosen, Avi Fox
drums, percussion Kunzli, Mathias
keys, boubil Marsalla, Brian
trumpet London, Frank
kanun Pinarbasi, Tamar
First line: Uventn: palatsin in der tzayt du voysnt in zey mayn rakher Got!
First line (Yiddish):אָוונטן: פאַלאַצן אין דער צייט דו וווינסט אין זיי מיין רייכער גאָט!
Language: Yiddish
Style: Sung Poems
Length: 2:10

Title: Ikh Un Du -- איך און דו
Author: Heschel, Abraham Joshua
Composer: Schechter, Basya
Genre: Literary Origin
Origin: Alb S-196(a)
Translation: Alb S-196(a)
Additional song notes: I And You

Title: Tsu A Froy In Kholem -- צו אַ פֿרוי אין חלום
Author: Heschel, Abraham Joshua
Composer: Schechter, Basya
Genre: Literary Origin
Origin: Alb S-196(a)
Translation: Alb S-196(a)
Additional song notes: To A Lady In A Dream

Title: Shney Oyf Felder -- שניי אויף פֿעלדער
Author: Heschel, Abraham Joshua
Composer: Schechter, Basya
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Snow/Winds/Flakes/Softness/Cover/Clouds
Origin: Alb S-196(a)
Translation: Alb S-196(a)
Additional song notes: Snow On The Fields

Recording:


On album: S-196(a) (Basya Schechter/Songs of Wonder/ Yiddish Poetry of Abraham Joshua Heschel In Song)
Track ID: 38143
oud, saz, vocals, background vocals Schechter, Basya
piano, accordion, glockenspiel Sharlin, Uri
violin, viola Gould, Megan
cello Stein, Rich
percussion Sanna, Kyle
mandolin Avital, Avi
flugelhorn Leusink, Albert
bass Loomis, Dan
bass Blumenkrantz, Shanir Ezra
drums Arntzen, Miles
guitar Rosen, Avi Fox
drums, percussion Kunzli, Mathias
keys, boubil Marsalla, Brian
trumpet London, Frank
kanun Pinarbasi, Tamar
First line: Der roim is roy, di bayner--shtomfn. Es zekt der vint in volkn-vald.
First line (Yiddish):דער רוים איז רוי, די בּיימער -- שטומפן. עם זעגט דער ווינט אין וואָלקן־וואַלד
Language: Yiddish
Style: Sung Poems
Length: 4:15

Title: Mayn Zigl -- מײַן זיגל
Author: Heschel, Abraham Joshua
Composer: Schechter, Basya
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Flower/Tenderness/Smiles/Love/Image/God
Origin: Alb S-196(a)
Translation: Alb S-196(a)
Additional song notes: My Seal

Recording:


On album: S-196(a) (Basya Schechter/Songs of Wonder/ Yiddish Poetry of Abraham Joshua Heschel In Song)
Track ID: 38145
oud, saz, vocals, background vocals Schechter, Basya
piano, accordion, glockenspiel Sharlin, Uri
violin, viola Gould, Megan
cello Stein, Rich
percussion Sanna, Kyle
mandolin Avital, Avi
flugelhorn Leusink, Albert
bass Loomis, Dan
bass Blumenkrantz, Shanir Ezra
drums Arntzen, Miles
guitar Rosen, Avi Fox
drums, percussion Kunzli, Mathias
keys, boubil Marsalla, Brian
trumpet London, Frank
kanun Pinarbasi, Tamar
First line: Farvos bin ich nisht a bloom? A mentch--a bloom? Bench mir mayne gamit mit tzart
First line (Yiddish):פארוואָס בּין איך נישט א בּלוּסם, א מענטש -- א בלוּם? בענטש מיך מיין געמיט
Language: Yiddish
Style: Sung Poems
Length: 4:36

Title: Tshuvah -- תּשוּבה
Author: Heschel, Abraham Joshua
Composer: Schechter, Basya
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Mercy/Devotion/Forgiving/God/Protest
Origin: Alb S-196(a)
Translation: Alb S-196(a)
Additional song notes: Repentanence

Title: Yungster Bager
Author: Heschel, Abraham Joshua
Composer: Schechter, Basya
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Love/God/Wonder/You/ImageGifts/DreamsHeart
Origin: Alb S-196(a)
Translation: Alb S-196(a)
Additional song notes: Youngest Desire

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