Look up artist Herscovits, Eli


Name: Herscovits, Eli

Songs written or composed


Title: Hercovits Hora And Sirba -- הערסקאָװיץ באָראַ און סירבאַ
Composer: Herscovits, Eli
Genre: Klezmer/Instrumental

Recording:


On album: F-034(b) (Finjan Where Were You...Before Prohibition)
Track ID: 6438
Artist: Finjan
Style: Instrumenta;/Klezmer

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Der Milioner Fun Delancy Street -- דער מיליאָנער פֿון דעלענסי סטריט
Author: Fuchs, Leo -- פֿוקס, לעאָ
Composer: Fuchs, Leo -- פֿוקס, לעאָ
Genre: Theater/Novelty
Subject: Millionaire/Riches/Immigration
On album: F-034(b) (Finjan Where Were You...Before Prohibition)
Track ID: 3231
Artist Finjan
Vocal Herscovits, Eli
First line: Ikh bin der milioner fun Delancy Street,
First line (Yiddish):איך בין דער מיליאָנער פֿון דעלענסי סטריט,
Language: Yiddish

Title: Ot Ot Dos Vil Ikh -- אָט אָט דאָס װיל איך
Genre: Theater/Novelty/Love
Subject: Love/Wife/Food/Desire
On album: F-034(a) (Finjan Klezmer Orchestra From Ship To Shore)
Track ID: 11613
Vocal Herscovits, Eli
Artist: Finjan
First line: Ot ot ot dos vil ikh, ot ot ot dos darf ikh, ikh darf a...
First line (Yiddish):אָט אָט אָט דאָס װיל איך, אָט אָט אָט דאָס דאַרף איך, איך דאַרף אַ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: The Queen of Vladivostok (Video)
Genre: Novelty/Humorous/Place
Subject: Vladivostock
On album: F-034(a) (Finjan Klezmer Orchestra From Ship To Shore)
Track ID: 15182
Vocal Herscovits, Eli
Artist Finjan
First line: There's a Czechoslovak who's waitin down by the sea in...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Subtitled "There's a Czechoslovak Waiting For Me"
Language: English
Style: Theatre/Humorous

Title: Di Grine Kuzine (Video) -- די גרינע קוזינע (ווידיאָ)
Genre: Immigration/Lament
Subject: Immigration/Poverty/Occupation/Milliner/Aging/Disillusion
Origin: Mayzl 600/Alb Z-012(a)/Levin N 92
Transliteration: Levin N 92/Alb B-007(c)/Alb Z-012(a)/Gottlieb 290
Translation: Levin N 92/Alb Z-012(a)/Alb B-007(c)/Gottlieb 290
Music: Warem 45/Alb Z-012(a)/Levin N 92
Additional song notes: See "My Little Cousin" for American swing version. Lyrics claimed by Hyman Prizant and others. Text is by Leyzerovitz as credited by Meizel. See Max Rosenfeld's papers re respecting Leyzerovitz's loss of copyright lawsuit. See Gottlieb p. 147. See Ephemera 80 for singable English adapation by Edith Finell.
On album: V0048
Track ID: 34093
Vocal Fink, Shayla
Artist: Finjan
Vocal Herscovits, Eli
Clarinet Friesn, John
Acoustic Bass Posen, Kinzey
Violin Schultz, Victor
Guitar Koulack, Daniel
Saxophone Bouchouka, Sasha
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Duet/Novelty/Adaptation

Title: The Queen of Vladivostok (Video)
Genre: Novelty/Humorous/Place
Subject: Vladivostock
On album: V0048
Track ID: 34094
Vocal Herscovits, Eli
Vocal Fink, Shayla
Artist: Finjan
Clarinet Friesn, John
Acoustic Bass Posen, Kinzey
Violin Schultz, Victor
Guitar Koulack, Daniel
Saxophone Bouchouka, Sasha
Language: English
Style: Duet/Novelty/Humorous

Title: Oyfn Boydem Shloft Der Dakh (Video) -- אױפֿן בױדעם שלאָפֿט דער דאַך (ווידיאָ)
Author: Hirshbeyn, Peretz -- הירשבײן, פּרץ
Genre: Literary Origin/Lament
Subject: Poverty/Child/Hunger/Clothing/Attic/Roof/Goat/Straw
Origin: Vinkov 3 159/Seculetz 40/Alb B-090(x)
Transliteration: Vinkov 3 159/Alb B-090(x)
Translation: Vinkov 3 159/Alb J-004(a)
Music: Vinkov 3 159/Seculetz 39
Additional song notes: See "The Great Need" for Shostakovitch adapation
On album: V0048
Track ID: 34089
Artist: Finjan
Vocal Fink, Shayla
Vocal Herscovits, Eli
Clarinet Friesn, John
Acoustic Bass Posen, Kinzey
Violin Schultz, Victor
Guitar Koulack, Daniel
Saxophone Bouchouka, Sasha
First line: Oyfn boydem shloft der dakh, Tsugedekt mit shindelekh;
First line (Yiddish):אױפֿן בױדעם שלאָפֿט דער דאַך, צוגעדעקט מיט שינדעלעך:
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Duet

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