Look up artist Babel, Isaac


Name: Babel, Isaac

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Title: Awakening (Babel)
Author: Babel, Isaac
Genre: Literary Origin/Spoken Word/Translation
Subject: Father/Son/Adolescence/Music/Rebellion/Independence/Violin/
Additional song notes: also:"Without Talent/Odessa/Swimming/Role Model/Child Author/Nature

Recording:


On album: B-158(a) (Stories by Isaac Babel read by Joseph Wiseman)
Track ID: 39003
Vocal Wiseman, Joseph
English Adaptation Constantine, Peter
First line: All the folks in our circle, brokers, shopkeepers, clerks in banks…
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: English
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 18.20

Title: Gedali
Author: Babel, Isaac
Genre: Literary Origin/ Spoken Word/ Translation
Subject: Memory/Grandfather/Grandmother/Sabbath/Revolution/Prayer
Additional song notes: Also: Counter Revolution/Poles/Anti Semites/Contradiction See Babel p 227 PG3476.B2 A23 2002

Recording:


On album: B-158(a) (Stories by Isaac Babel read by Joseph Wiseman)
Track ID: 39006
Vocal Wiseman, Joseph
English Adaptation Morrison, Walter
English Adaption Hayward, Max
First line: On sabbath eves I'm oppressed by the dense melancholy of memories,…
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: English
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 8:08

Title: The Rabbi's Son
Author: Babel, Isaac
Genre: Literary Origin/Spoken Word/Translation
Subject: Memory/Sabbath/Prayer/Revolution/Violence, Contradiction
Translation: Babel p331 PG3476.B2 A23 2002

Recording:


On album: B-158(a) (Stories by Isaac Babel read by Joseph Wiseman)
Track ID: 39726
Vocal Wiseman, Joseph
English Adaptation Constantine, Peter
First line: Do You remember Zhitomir, Vasily? Do you remember the River Teterev, Vasily,…
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: English
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 5:56

Title: You Must Know Everything
Also known as: At Granmother's
Author: Babel, Isaac
Genre: Literary Origin/Spoken Word/Translation
Subject: Knowledge/Grandmother/Memory/Food/Learning/Music/Study/Anger
Translation: See Babel p 43 PG3476.B2 A23 2002
Additional song notes: See "You Must Know Everything" Babel See Babel p 43 PG3476.B2 A23 2002 Published under the title "At Grandmother's"

Recording:


On album: B-158(a) (Stories by Isaac Babel read by Joseph Wiseman)
Track ID: 39727
Vocal Wiseman, Joseph
English Adaptation Morrison, Walter
English Adaption Hayward, Max
First line: On Saturday's I always came home late after my six lessons at school,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: English
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 15.25

Title: Shabos Nakhamu
Author: Babel, Isaac
Genre: Literary Origin/Spoken Word/Translation
Subject: Shabos/Food/Poverty/Wife/Curses/Rabbi/Horse/Hunger
Translation: See Babel p 84 PG3476.B2 A23 2002
Additional song notes: The Shabos of Comfort Also Trickery/Other World/Fools/Inkeeper See Babel p 84 PG3476.B2 A23 2002

Recording:


On album: B-158(a) (Stories by Isaac Babel read by Joseph Wiseman)
Track ID: 39728
Vocal Wiseman, Joseph
English Adaptation Morrison, Walter
English Adaption Hayward, Max
First line: The morning goes by, the evening comes and it's the fifth day of the week,…
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: English
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 15:04

Title: The Cemetary at Kozin
Author: Babel, Isaac
Genre: Literary Origin/Spoken Word/Translation
Subject: Cemetary/Shtetl/Volhynia/Gravestones/Images/Death
Translation: See Babel p 259 PG3476.B2 A23 2002

Recording:


On album: B-158(a) (Stories by Isaac Babel read by Joseph Wiseman)
Track ID: 39729
Vocal Wiseman, Joseph
English Adaptation Morrison, Walter
English Adaption Hayward, Max
First line: The cemetary of a little Jewish town, Assyria, all of the mysterious stagnation
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: English
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 1:57

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