Look up artist Friedman, Betsalel


Name: Friedman, Betsalel
Name (Yiddish): פֿרידמאַן, בצלאל

Songs written or composed


Title: Yugn Zikh Tsvey Taykhn -- יאָגן זיך צװײ טײַכן
Also known as: Birobidzhan (Dunaevski)
Author: Friedman, Betsalel -- פֿרידמאַן, בצלאל
Author: Postolski, Sholom -- פּוסטולסקי, שלום
Composer: Yomen, Ben -- יאָמען, בען
Composer: Dunaevski, Isaak
Genre: Place/ Propaganda/ USSR
Subject: Birobijan/Utopia/Rivers/Bounty/Sustenance
Origin: Yomen 48
Transliteration: Yomen 49/Ephemera 1520, P 16
Translation: Ephemera 1520, p 16
Music: Ephemera 1520, p.16
Additional song notes: Two Rivers Flow - Written in the USA See "Birobidzhan" in ephemera

Related information in folder 456:

Recordings:


On album: E-014(a) (ESPE Performance Tape No 1)
Track ID: 17881
Vocal ESPY
First line: Yugn zikh tsvey taykhn, Biro un Bidjan, tsvishn beyde taykhn a freylekh land..
First line (Yiddish):יאָגן זיך צװײ טײַכן, בעראָ און בידזשאַן, צװישן בײדע טײַכן,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Recorded in West Germany. Written in the U.S.A.
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk

On album: G-062(a)2 (Gebrider Moyshele Yiddishe Lider (Side B))
Track ID: 24266
Vocal/Guitar Gebrider Moyshele
First line: Yugn zikh tsvey taykhn, Biro un Bidjan, tsvishn beyde...
First line (Yiddish):יאָגן זיך צװײ טײַכן, בעראָ און בידזשאַן, צװישן בײדע טײַכן,
Track comment: Recorded in Austria. Written in the U.S.A.
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer/Folk

On album: E-014(d) (ESPE Jiddische Lieder 2 Sog nischt kejmol, as du gejst dem leztn weg -- עספּע ייִדישע לידער 2 זאָג ניט קײנמאָל, אַז דו גײסט דעם לעצטן װעג)
Track ID: 31969
Vocal, Guitar Bollinger-Erb, Gabi
Vocal, Guitar Bollinger, Hans
Guitar, Mandolin, Waldzither, Arranger Krennrich, Walter
Violin, Viola Rath, Wolfgang
First line: yugn zikh tsvey taykhn, Biro un Bidzhan: tsvishn di tsvey taykn…
First line (Yiddish):יאָגן זיך צװײ טײַכן, ביראָ און בידזשאַן: צװישן די צװײ טײַכן…
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Recorded as "Birobidjan"
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Concert

On album: P-068(a) (Jane Peppler/ Aviva Enoch/ I Can't Complain But Sometimes I Do)
Track ID: 36205
Vocal/Concertina/Arranger Peppler, Jane
Piano Enoch, Aviva
First line: Yugn zikh tsvey taykhn, Biro un Bidjan, tsvishn beyde taykhn a freylekh land..
First line (Yiddish):יאָגן זיך צװײ טײַכן, בעראָ און בידזשאַן, צװישן בײדע טײַכן,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Concert
Length: 2:38

On album: G-054(c) (Bay Mayn Mames Shtibele/ Beyle Schaechter Gottesman/ At My Mother's House -- בײַ מײַן מאַמעס שטיבעלע \ ביילע שעכטער־גאָטעסמאַן)
Track ID: 38459
Vocal Schaechter-Gottesman, Beyle -- שעכטער־גאָטעסמאַן, בײלע
Violin Svigals, Alicia
Accordion Sklamberg, Lorin
First line: Forn firn forn tsu dem fish gefang, forn firn forn, forn mit gezang,…
First line (Yiddish):פֿאָרן פֿירן פֿאָרן צו דעם פֿיש געפֿאַנג, פֿאָרן מיט געזאַנג, איבער לאַנד
Language: Yiddish
Length: 1:57

Title: Ale Far Eyns -- אַלע פֿאַר איינס
Author: Friedman, Betsalel -- פֿרידמאַן, בצלאל
Composer: Low, Leo -- ליאָװ (משה לײב), לעאָ
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Unity/Non Discrimination

Sheet music:


Folder: 499
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano/Chorus
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Metro Music Co.
Publisher address: 58 Second Ave. New York, NY
Date: 1931
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 237
First line: Afn feld tzu fabrik, in dorf oder shtot….
First line (Yiddish): אויפֿן פֿעלד צו פֿאַבריק, אין דאָרף אָדער שטאָט...
Notes: Black lettering, small folder, Yiddish/English. Price 25 cents. List of "Other Choruses" on front cover. Five short verses in Yiddish inside front cover.

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