Look up artist Helfman, Khazn Max


Name: Helfman, Khazn Max
Name (Yiddish): העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Born: 1901 (Radzin, Poland)
Died: 1963
Comment: Emigrated to U.S. 1909, See entry in Nulman, p.109

Songs written or composed


Title: Kol Dodi (Helfman) -- קוֹל דוֹדי (העלפֿמאַן)
Composer: Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Genre: Biblical/Song of Songs/Shir Hashirm
Subject: Love
Origin: Song of Songs 02:08/Alb S-063(a)
Transliteration: Alb C-005(d)/Alb S-063(a)
Translation: Alb S-063(a)/Alb M042(c)

Recording:


On album: S-063(a) (American Jewish Art Songs Paulina Stark)
Track ID: 8553
Vocal Stark, Paulina
Piano Shank, Nadine
First line: The voice of my beloved, behold, he cometh, leaping upon...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Text, Translation and Transliteration with Album
Language: English
Style: Art Song

Title: Ma Tovu (Helfman) -- מה-טבוּ (העלפֿמאַן)
Composer: Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Genre: Biblical/Prayer
Subject: Dwellings/Goodness/Numbers 024:05
Origin: Alb B-033(g)
Translation: Alb M-038(a)/CD G-056(b)Alb D-012(f)/Alb M-019(a)

Recording:


On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 9543
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
First line (Hebrew):מה-טבוּ אהליך יעקב. משכּנתיך ישׂראל: ואני בּרב חסדך. אבא ביתך.
Track comment: "How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, your dwelling places..."
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Kidush (Helfman) -- קידוש (העלפֿמאַן)
Composer: Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Genre: Liturgical/Religious
Subject: Blessing/Wine/Sanctification
Origin: Zim 11/Alb K-047(d)
Transliteration: Zim 11/Alb K-047(d)/
Translation: Alb M-030(a)Alb R-026(b)/Zim 11/Alb K-047(d)/CD B-076(a)/Vorbei 235

Recording:


On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 8416
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
First line: Barukh ata hashem eloheynu meylekh hoalam, borey pri hagafen
First line (Hebrew):בּרוּך אתּה יי עלהינוּ מלך העוֹלם בּוֹרא פּרי הגפן
Track comment: Blessed art thou, O Lord, King of the Universe, who has...
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Adon Olam (Helfman) -- אדון עוֹלם (העלפֿמאַן)
Author: Ibn Gabirol, Solomon -- שׁלמה אבּן-גבּירוֹל
Composer: Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Genre: Religious/Hymn
Origin: HAL 4/Zim 30/Levin N 20
Transliteration: HAL 4/Zim 30/Levin N 20/S-046(b)/T-025(a)/A-034(a)/B-067(a)/Z-020(a)
Translation: HAL 4/Zim 30/Levin N 21/Alb M-019(a)/Alb M-030(a)/Alb B-067(a)
Additional song notes: "Lord of the Universe"/ See Nulman 3

Recording:


On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 909
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
First line: Adon olam asher malakh, Beterm kol yetsir nivra,
First line (Hebrew):אדוֹן עוֹלם אשר מלך בּטרם כּל יִציר נברא. לעת נעשׂה בּחפצוֹ כּל...
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Veneamar (Helfman) -- ונאמר (העלפֿמאַן)
Composer: Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Genre: Liturgy/Religious/Shabos/Biblical/Prophet
Subject: Adoration/Zachariah/Unity/Soverignty
Origin: Tanakh 2 1532
Translation: Tanakh 2 1532/Alb M-030(a)/Alb M-019(a)
Additional song notes: And the Lord shall be King over all the earth; in that day shall the Lord be One and his name one.

Recording:


On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 2127
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
First line (Hebrew):בּיוֹם ההוּא יהיה יהוֹה אחד וּשמוֹ אחד:
Track comment: On that day the Lord shall be one and His name shall be one.
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Ani Ma'amin (Helfman)
Also known as: Undzer Gloybn
Author: Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Faith/Survival/Strength
Origin: Alb M-029(a)
Transliteration: Alb M-029(a)
Translation: Alb M-029(a)
Additional song notes: Same melody as traditional "Ani Ma'amin"

Recording:


On album: M-029(a) (Workmen's Circle Chorus Sings Songs of Freedom & Resistance -- לידער פֿון פֿרײהײַט און װידערשטאַנד)
Track ID: 1354
Vocal Workmen's Circle Chorus -- אַרבעטער רינג כאָר
Conductor/Piano Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
Arranger Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
First line: Ani ma'amin, ani ma'amin, undzer gloybn, undzer gloybn, fest vi ayzn un shtol,
First line (Yiddish):אני מאַמין, אני מאַמין, אונדזער גלױבן, אונדזער גלױבען, פֿעסט ווי אײַזן...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Choral

Title: Ahavas Olam (Helfman) -- אהבת עוֹלם (העלפֿמאַן)
Composer: Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Genre: Religious/Liturgical/Biblical/Deuteronomy 06:4-09
Subject: Love/God/Heart/Mind/Teach/Children/Hand/Frontlets/Door Posts
Origin: Tanakh v.1 437
Transliteration: Ephemera 1124
Translation: Tanakh v.1 437
Additional song notes: Thou shall love thy Lord...

Recording:


On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 970
Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
First line: Ahavas olam beys Yisroel amkho ahavto. Toyre umitsvos...
First line (Hebrew):אהבת עולם בּית ישׂראל עמך אהבתּ. תּוֹרה וּמצווֹת חקים וּמשפּטים...
Track comment: with Borkhu and Borukh Ato (Asher Bidvoro)
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Ashrey Hagafrur (Helfman) -- אשרי הגפרוּר (העלפֿמאַן)
Author: Senesh, Chana -- סנש, חנה
Composer: Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Genre: Literary Origin/ Metaphor (?)
Subject: Match/Flame/Consumed
Translation: Alb S-063(a)
Additional song notes: Blessed Is The Match

Recording:


On album: S-063(a) (American Jewish Art Songs Paulina Stark)
Track ID: 1538
Vocal Stark, Paulina
Piano Shank, Nadine
First line: Ashrey hagafrur shenisraf vehitsit lehavot. Ashrey halehava sheba'ara besitrey..
First line (Hebrew):אשרי הגפרוּר שנשׂרף והצית להבוֹת. אשרי הלהבה שבּערה בּסתרי לבבוֹת.
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Translation and Transliteration with Album
Language: Hebrew

Title: Kol Kara (Helfman) -- קול קרא (העלפֿמאַן)
Author: Senesh, Chana -- סנש, חנה
Composer: Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Voice/Summons/Obeyed/Crossroads/Cold/Snow/Loss
Transliteration: Alb S-063(a)
Translation: Alb S-063(a)
Additional song notes: A Voice Called

Recordings:


On album: S-063(a) (American Jewish Art Songs Paulina Stark)
Track ID: 8569
Vocal Stark, Paulina
Piano Shank, Nadine
First line: Kol kara, vehalakhti, halakhti, ki kara hakol, halakhti l'val epol.
First line (Hebrew):קןל קרא, והלכתי, הלכתי, כּי קרא הקול. הלכתי, לבל אפּול.
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Translation and Transliteration with Album
Language: Hebrew
Style: Art Song

On album: M-068(a)49 (Milken/The Art of the Jewish Song)
Track ID: 41304
Vocal Halveni, Ruth
Piano Hancox, William
First line: Kol kara, vehalakhti, halakhti, ki kara hakol, halachti l'val epol
First line (Hebrew):קןל קרא, והלכתי, הלכתי, כּי קרא הקול. הלכתי, לבל אפּול.
Language: Hebrew
Style: Art Song/Concert
Length: 3:02

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Shir Hashirim 08:06 (Simeni...) -- שׂימני כחוֹתם (שיר השירים ח)
On album: xS-063(a)
Track ID: 13899
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Stark, Paulina
Piano Shank, Nadine
First line: Simeni kakhotam al libkha, kakhotam al zroakha,
First line:שׂימני כיוֹתם על לבּך כּחוֹתם על זרוֹעך כּי עוּה כמות אהכה
Track comment: Text, Translation and Transliteration with Album

Title: Unter Dayne Vayse Shtern (Brodno) -- תחת זעו כוכבי שמים / אונטער דײַנע װײַסע שטערן
Also known as: Takhat zi kukhvi shomayim
Also known as: Shema Koleynu
Author: Sutzkever, Avrom -- סוצקעװער, אַבֿרהם
Composer: Brudno, Avrom -- ברודנאָ, אַבֿרהם
Genre: Literary Origin/Holocaust
Subject: Faith/Prayer
Song Comment: Introduced in Vilna ghetto theatre-"Di Yogenish in Fas"
Origin: Ephemera 1203/Kaczer 74/Alb V-001(a)/Alb D-004(g)/ML WAH 48/Alb N-026(a
Transliteration: Ephemera 1204/ML WAH 48/Alb M-049(a)/Alb M-049(a)/Alb Z-010(g)/D-004(n)
Translation: Alb Z-010(g)/Alb V-001(d) ML WAH 48/Alb G-040(a)/Alb M-049(a)/D-004(n)
Additional song notes: First sung by Zlote Kaczerginski at Litter Art Theatre of Vilna Ghetto Under Your White Stars./ Takhat Ziv Kokhvey Shamayim (Hebrew Adaptation) Hebrew Text in album notes for V-001(b) and Ephemera 1203 English Adaptation with Album Notes and Ephemera 1204
On album: P-002(h) (Jan Peerce/ The Art of the Cantor/ Chanukah/The Sabbath/High Holy Days)
Track ID: 13619
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Peerce, Jan
Conductor Orchestra and Choir Kingsley, Gershon
First line: Shema kolenu haShem Elokeynu, Hus v'rakhem olenu, V'kabel...
First line (Hebrew):שמע קולנו ה' אלקנו חוס ודחם עלינו וקבּל בּרחמים וברצון את...
Track comment: "Hear our prayer, mericiful God--Let our life not be so..."
Language: Hebrew

Title: Unter Dayne Vayse Shtern (Brodno) -- תחת זעו כוכבי שמים / אונטער דײַנע װײַסע שטערן
Also known as: Takhat zi kukhvi shomayim
Also known as: Shema Koleynu
Author: Sutzkever, Avrom -- סוצקעװער, אַבֿרהם
Composer: Brudno, Avrom -- ברודנאָ, אַבֿרהם
Genre: Literary Origin/Holocaust
Subject: Faith/Prayer
Song Comment: Introduced in Vilna ghetto theatre-"Di Yogenish in Fas"
Origin: Ephemera 1203/Kaczer 74/Alb V-001(a)/Alb D-004(g)/ML WAH 48/Alb N-026(a
Transliteration: Ephemera 1204/ML WAH 48/Alb M-049(a)/Alb M-049(a)/Alb Z-010(g)/D-004(n)
Translation: Alb Z-010(g)/Alb V-001(d) ML WAH 48/Alb G-040(a)/Alb M-049(a)/D-004(n)
Additional song notes: First sung by Zlote Kaczerginski at Litter Art Theatre of Vilna Ghetto Under Your White Stars./ Takhat Ziv Kokhvey Shamayim (Hebrew Adaptation) Hebrew Text in album notes for V-001(b) and Ephemera 1203 English Adaptation with Album Notes and Ephemera 1204
On album: S-063(a) (American Jewish Art Songs Paulina Stark)
Track ID: 13620
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Stark, Paulina
Piano Shank, Nadine
First line: Shema kolenu adonoy eloheynu, hus v'rakhem olenu, V'kabel...
First line (Hebrew):שמע קולנו יי אלהינו, חוס ודחם עלינו וקבּל בּרחמים וברצון את...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Text, Translation and Transliteration with Album
Language: Hebrew

Title: Unter Dayne Vayse Shtern (Brodno) -- תחת זעו כוכבי שמים / אונטער דײַנע װײַסע שטערן
Also known as: Takhat zi kukhvi shomayim
Also known as: Shema Koleynu
Author: Sutzkever, Avrom -- סוצקעװער, אַבֿרהם
Composer: Brudno, Avrom -- ברודנאָ, אַבֿרהם
Genre: Literary Origin/Holocaust
Subject: Faith/Prayer
Song Comment: Introduced in Vilna ghetto theatre-"Di Yogenish in Fas"
Origin: Ephemera 1203/Kaczer 74/Alb V-001(a)/Alb D-004(g)/ML WAH 48/Alb N-026(a
Transliteration: Ephemera 1204/ML WAH 48/Alb M-049(a)/Alb M-049(a)/Alb Z-010(g)/D-004(n)
Translation: Alb Z-010(g)/Alb V-001(d) ML WAH 48/Alb G-040(a)/Alb M-049(a)/D-004(n)
Additional song notes: First sung by Zlote Kaczerginski at Litter Art Theatre of Vilna Ghetto Under Your White Stars./ Takhat Ziv Kokhvey Shamayim (Hebrew Adaptation) Hebrew Text in album notes for V-001(b) and Ephemera 1203 English Adaptation with Album Notes and Ephemera 1204
On album: B-056(b) (Halevi Choral Society/Orch Hall Concert Jacob Barkin, Tenor)
Track ID: 13624
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Barkin, Khazn Jacob -- באַרקין, חזן יעקבֿ
Artist Halevi Choral Society
Artist Reznick, Hyman, cond
First line: Shema kolenu haShem Elokeynu, Hus v'rakhem olenu, V'kabel...
First line (Hebrew):שמע קולנו ה' אלקנו חוס ודחם עלינו וקבּל בּרחמים וברצון את...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: "Hear our prayer, mericiful God--Let our life not be so..."
Language: Hebrew

Title: Aleynu -- עלינוּ
Genre: Religious/Prayer
Subject: Supplication
On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 1173
Composer/Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
First line: Aleynu leshabeyekh ladon hakol. Lasays gedula leyotsayr...
First line (Hebrew):עלינוּ לשבּח לאדוֹן הכּל. לתת גדלה ליוֹצר בּראשית.
Track comment: Let us now praise the Lord of the universe and acclaim...
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Barkhu -- בּרכוּ
On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 1941
Composer/Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
First line: Barkhu et adonay hamvorokh
First line (Hebrew):בּרכוּ את-יהוה המברך
Track comment: with Borukh Ato (Asher Bidvoro) and Ahavas Olam
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Borukh Ato (Asher Bidvoro)
On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 2542
Composer/Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
Track comment: with Borkhu and Ahavas Olam
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Brakha
On album: D-008(c) (The Sound of the Shofar Conducted by Charles Davidson)
Track ID: 2570
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Artist Smolover, Khazn Raymond
Narrator Wiseman, Joseph
Conductor Davidson, Khazn Charles -- דודסן, יחזקאל, חזן
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Part of "The Sound of the Shofer" - In Memorial
Language: Hebrew

Title: Colossus
On album: A-015(a) (The American Jewish Experience In Song)
Track ID: 2796
Author Lazarus, Emma (1849-1887)
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Artist Chicago B.J.E. Childrens Choir
First line: Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses...
Track comment: Levin has Helfman born in 1906. Nulman gives 1901 as b.d.
Language: English

Title: Half Kadish (Khatsi Kadish, Heb)
On album: xS-074(a)
Track ID: 5999
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
Artist Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Track comment: Recorded under "Half Kadish"
Language: Hebrew

Title: Kadish -- קדיש
Also known as: Kaddish
Author: Shechter, Ayal -- שכטר, אייל
Genre: Religious/Liturgica/Sanctification
Origin: Alb B-058(a)
Transliteration: Alb B-058(a)
Translation: Vorbei 235/Alb B-058(a)
On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 7729
Composer/Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
First line: Yitgadal vyitkadash shemey rabo. Beolmo di...
First line (Hebrew):יתגדל ויתקדש שמה רבּא. בּעלמא די ברה כרעוּתה. וימליך מלכוּתה...
Track comment: with Kidush
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Khatsi Kadish (Half Kadish, Heb)
On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 8195
Composer/Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
Track comment: Recorded under "Half Kadish"
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Ki Mitsien (Amiran) -- כּי מציוֹן (עמירן)
Also known as: Torah Dance
Author: Amiran, Emanuel -- עמירן, עמנואל
Genre: Biblical/Religious/Prophets/Isaiah/
Subject: Torah/Law/Zion/Jerusalem
Origin: Pasternak CH 137/Alb S-056(a)/Alb B-032(a)
Transliteration: Pasternak CH 15/Alb S-056(a)/Alb B-032(a)/HAL 34
Translation: Pasternak CH 137/Alb B-03e2(a)/HAL 34
On album: R-013(b) (Henry Rosenblatt Recital Jascha Zayde at the Piano Vol 2)
Track ID: 8372
Vocal Rosenblatt, Henry -- ראָזענבלאַט, הענרי
Piano Zayde, Jascha
Arranger Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
First line: Ki miTsiun tetse torah, udvar adonoy miYerusholaim,
First line (Hebrew):כּי מציוֹן תּצא תוֹרה וּדבר-יהוֹה מירוּשלם.
Track comment: From out of Zion shall go forth the Law,
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Mi Khamokha -- מי כמכה
Also known as: Exodus 15:11
Genre: Biblical/Exodus 15:11
Subject: God/Power/Sovereignty/Eternity/Moses
Origin: Tanakh v.1 161
Translation: Tanakh v.1 161
On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 10375
Composer/Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
First line: Mi khamokha boaylim adonay. Mi kamokha nedor bakokosh.
First line (Hebrew):מי כמכה בּאלם יהוֹה. מי כּמכה נאדר בּקדש. נוֹרא תהלת עשׂה-פלא.
Track comment: Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among them acclaimed as...
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Oleynu (Aleynu, Heb) -- עלינוּ (עבֿרית)
On album: xS-074(a)
Track ID: 11435
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
Artist Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
First line: Aleynu leshabeyekh ladon hakol. Lasays gedula leyotsayr...
First line:עלינוּ לשבּח לאדוֹן הכּל. לתת גדלה ליוֹצר בּראשית.
Track comment: Let us now praise the Lord of the universe and acclaim...

Title: Shema (Helfman) -- שמע (העלפֿמאַן)
Genre: Religious/Liturgy/Dueteronomy/Biblical/Tenet
Subject: Unity of God/Affirmantion/Deutoronomy 06:04
On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 13603
Composer/Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
First line: Shema Yisroel, Adonay Elohenu, Adonay Ekhod.
First line (Hebrew):שמע ישׂראל יהוֹה אלהינוּ יהוֹה אחד.
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Set Me As A Seal (Eng, Simeini..) -- שׂימני כחוֹתם (ענגליש)
On album: xS-063(a)
Track ID: 13331
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Stark, Paulina
Piano Shank, Nadine
First line: Simeni kakhotam al libkha, kakhotam al zroakha,
First line:שׂימני כיוֹתם על לבּך כּחוֹתם על זרוֹעך כּי עוּה כמות אהכה
Track comment: Text, Translation and Transliteration with Album

Title: Unter Dayne Vayse Shtern (Brodno) -- תחת זעו כוכבי שמים / אונטער דײַנע װײַסע שטערן
Also known as: Takhat zi kukhvi shomayim
Also known as: Shema Koleynu
Author: Sutzkever, Avrom -- סוצקעװער, אַבֿרהם
Composer: Brudno, Avrom -- ברודנאָ, אַבֿרהם
Genre: Literary Origin/Holocaust
Subject: Faith/Prayer
Song Comment: Introduced in Vilna ghetto theatre-"Di Yogenish in Fas"
Origin: Ephemera 1203/Kaczer 74/Alb V-001(a)/Alb D-004(g)/ML WAH 48/Alb N-026(a
Transliteration: Ephemera 1204/ML WAH 48/Alb M-049(a)/Alb M-049(a)/Alb Z-010(g)/D-004(n)
Translation: Alb Z-010(g)/Alb V-001(d) ML WAH 48/Alb G-040(a)/Alb M-049(a)/D-004(n)
Additional song notes: First sung by Zlote Kaczerginski at Litter Art Theatre of Vilna Ghetto Under Your White Stars./ Takhat Ziv Kokhvey Shamayim (Hebrew Adaptation) Hebrew Text in album notes for V-001(b) and Ephemera 1203 English Adaptation with Album Notes and Ephemera 1204
On album: D-008(c) (The Sound of the Shofar Conducted by Charles Davidson)
Track ID: 13626
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Artist Smolover, Khazn Raymond
Narrator Wiseman, Joseph
Conductor Davidson, Khazn Charles -- דודסן, יחזקאל, חזן
First line: Shema kolenu haShem Elokeynu, Hus v'rakhem olenu, V'kabel...
First line (Hebrew):שמע קולנו ה' אלקנו חוס ודחם עלינו וקבּל בּרחמים וברצון את...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Part of "The Sound of the Shofer" - Rosh Hashono
Language: Hebrew

Title: Simeni Kakhotam (Eng) -- שׂימני כחוֹתם (ענגליש)
On album: S-063(a) (American Jewish Art Songs Paulina Stark)
Track ID: 14431
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Stark, Paulina
Piano Shank, Nadine
First line: Set me as a seal upon thy heart. he cometh, leaping upon...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Text, Translation and Transliteration with Album

Title: The Voice Of My Beloved (Kol Dodi)
On album: xS-063(a)
Track ID: 15252
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Stark, Paulina
Piano Shank, Nadine
First line: The voice of my beloved, behold, he cometh, leaping upon...
Track comment: Text, Translation and Transliteration with Album

Title: Vayukhulu (Heb) -- ויכולו (עבֿרית)
On album: S-074(a) (The Holy Sabbath / Cantor Abraham Shapiro/ Composed and Conducted by Max Helfman -- שׁבת קודשׁ זכור את יום השׁבת כּבד את)
Track ID: 16283
Composer/Conductor Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Shapiro, Khazn Abraham
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Roa Veroa -- רוֹעה ורוֹעה
Author: Shelem, Matetyahu -- שלם, מתתיהו
Composer: Shelem, Matetyahu -- שלם, מתתיהו
Genre: Israeli/Love/Occupation
Subject: Shepherd/Shepherdess
Song Comment: Translated as "Shepherds and Maidens" or Shepherd and Shepardess
Origin: Netzer 260/Bugatch 55Alb H-003(a)
Transliteration: Bugatch 55/B-002(b)/Alb K-001(a)
Translation: Alb D-002(a)/Alb K-001(a)/Alb G-009(a)
Music: Netzer 260/Bugatch 55
On album: G-009(a) (Edith Gordon / Raymond Oliver Yiddish - Israeli Duets)
Track ID: 19153
Vocal Gordon, Edith, soprano
Vocal Smolover, Khazn Raymond
Arranger Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
First line: Ey sham harkhek leven heharim, Roeh veroa leven adarim.
First line (Hebrew):אי-שם הרחק לבין ההרים רועה ורועה לבין עדרים.
Track comment: Somewhere for off amidst the hills a shepherd and...
Language: Hebrew
Style: Concert/Duet

Title: Layla Hadmama (Silent Nighttime)
On album: G-009(a) (Edith Gordon / Raymond Oliver Yiddish - Israeli Duets)
Track ID: 19154
Artist Gordon, Edith, soprano
Artist Smolover, Khazn Raymond
Artist Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Track comment: It's night and silence surrounds me, the cows are lowing,

Title: Layle Pele (Heb) -- לילה פּלא (עבֿרית)
On album: G-009(a) (Edith Gordon / Raymond Oliver Yiddish - Israeli Duets)
Track ID: 19151
Author Shenhar, Yitskhak -- שנהר, יצחק
Composer Zeira, Mordecai -- זעירא, מרדכי
Artist Gordon, Edith, soprano
Artist Smolover, Khazn Raymond
Artist Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
First line: Elef layla veod layle, tati shay la, leartsi tsu...
First line (Hebrew):אלף לילה ועוֹד לילה, תּתּי שׁי לה, לארצי זוֹ הקטנטנת--אך לא די ל
Track comment: Bugatsh credits text to Postolski, Sh. .ש ,פּוסטולסקי
Language: Hebrew

Title: Beyom Kayits, Yom Kham -- בּיוֹם קיץ יוֹם חם
On album: G-009(a) (Edith Gordon / Raymond Oliver Yiddish - Israeli Duets)
Track ID: 19152
Author Bialik, Khaim Nakhman -- ביאַליק, חיים נחמן
Composer Saphir, A.
Artist Gordon, Edith, soprano
Artist Smolover, Khazn Raymond
Artist Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
First line: Beyom keyits, yom kham, et hashemesh memerom
First line (Hebrew):בּיוֹם קיץ, יוֹם חם, עת השמש ממרוֹם הרקיע תּלהט כּתּנוּר היוֹם,
Track comment: On a hot summer's day, when the sun is on high,
Language: Hebrew

Title: A Mol Iz Geven (Helfman) -- אַ מאָל איז געװען (העלפֿמאַן)
On album: G-009(a) (Edith Gordon / Raymond Oliver Yiddish - Israeli Duets)
Track ID: 19147
Author/Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Artist Gordon, Edith, soprano
Artist Smolover, Khazn Raymond
First line: A mol iz geven a yidele, a yidele, a yidele, hot er gehat..
First line (Yiddish):אַ מאָל טיז געװען אַ ייִדעלע, א ייִדעלע, אַ ייִדעלע, האָט יר געהאַט...
Language: Yiddish

Title: Colossus
On album: W-024(a) (Paved With Gold Starring Gary & Janice Waldman)
Track ID: 23675
Vocal Waldman, Gary
Author Lazarus, Emma (1849-1887)
Composer Helfman, Khazn Max -- העלפֿמאַן, חזן מאַקס
Vocal Waldman, Janice
Accomp Golden Land Klezmer Orchestra
Piano/Conductor Delfin, Jon
First line: Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses...
Track comment: with "Amerike, Hurrah For Unkle Sam" From "Paved With Gold"
Language: English

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