Look up artist Medoff, Sam


Name: Medoff, Sam

Songs written or composed


Title: A Yidish Lid -- אַ ייִדיש ליד
Author: Medoff, Sam
Composer: Medoff, Sam
Genre: Lament/Theater
Subject: Hope/Memory
Song Comment: Includes "traveling melody motiv" from "Habibi"

Recordings:


On album: K-092(a) (Yiddish & Klezmer Music/ From the Yale Collection of Historical Sound Recordings)
Track ID: 30743
Artist: Begelman Sisters
First line: Tir un toyer, iberal farmakht, dos lebn shlept zikh vi aneybike nakht
First line (Yiddish):טיר און טױער, איבעראַל פֿאַרמאַכט, דאָס לעבן שלעפּט זיך װי אַן..
Track comment: Originally recorded New York, August 1939, Victor 25-5020
Language: Yiddish
Style: With choral group
Length: 3:21

On album: O-005(d) (A Gala Concert with Moishe Oysher & The Barry Sisters Vol 2)
Track ID: 694
Vocal Barry Sisters -- שװעסטער באַרי
First line: Tir un toyer, iberal farmakht, dos lebn shlept zikh vi an eybike nakht,
First line (Yiddish):טיר און טױער, איבעראַל פֿאַרמאַכט, דאָס לעבן שלעפּט זיך װי אַן..
Track comment: Song omitted on album label
Language: Yiddish

Title: Oy Hob Ikh A Meydele -- אוי האָב איך אַ מיידעלע
Author: Meyerowitz, David -- מײעראָװיץ, דוד
Composer: Medoff, Sam
Genre: Theater/Lullaby
Subject: Mother/Daughter

Sheet music:


Folder: 596
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Not Given
Date: Not Given
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 336
First line: Aher kum mayn matunele, dayn mame hot dikh lib…
First line (Yiddish): אַהער קום מײַן מתנהלע, דײַן מאַמע האָט דיך ליב
Notes: Dark purple lettering, English/Yiddish. From the smash hit of the season "Madame Pagliacci". Now playing at Jennie Goldstein's National Theatre, Second Avenue at Houston Street, New York. Yiddish words on back cover. Cast of Characters listing in Yiddish and English on back cover. Drama in three acts and ten scenes by H. Zwir.

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Bulgar In Swing (Easy And Breezy)
On album: T-007(h) (Jewish Melodies Dave Tarras, clarinet Abe Ellstein, piano)
Track ID: 2666
Composer Medoff, Sam
Clarinet Tarras, Dave -- טאַראַס, דײװ
Piano Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
Artist: Abe Ellstein Ensemble -- אײב עלשטײַן אַנסאַמבל
Style: Instrumental

Title: Zum Gali -- זום גלי
Genre: Israeli/Folk/Zionist
Subject: Labor/Work/ Pioneer
Origin: Kinderbuch 186/Alb B-004(c)
Transliteration: Kinderbuch 186/Alb B-004(c)
Translation: Kinderbuch 186/Alb B-004(c)
Music: Kinderbuch 186
On album: T-007(j) (Dave Tarras Yiddish-American Klezmer Music 1925-1956)
Track ID: 18265
Clarinet Tarras, Dave -- טאַראַס, דײװ
Artist Medoff, Sam
Artist: Yiddish Swingettes
Track comment: With radio introduction of B. Manishevitz and Co
Style: Instrumental/Swing

Title: Shpet Bay Nakht -- שפּעט בײַ נאַכט
On album: R-016(f) (Seymour Rechtzeit Yiddish Favorites)
Track ID: 19121
Author Kressyn, Miriam -- קרעסן, מיריאַם
Composer Medoff, Sam
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Conductor Sam Medoff Orchestra
First line: Her ir meydlekh, ergets shpilt men azoy sheyn muzik,
First line:הערט איר מײדלעך, ערגעץ שפּילט מען אַזױ שײן מוזיק,

Title: Kum Nit Tsu Mir -- קום ניט צו מיר
On album: R-016(f) (Seymour Rechtzeit Yiddish Favorites)
Track ID: 19122
Author Kressyn, Miriam -- קרעסן, מיריאַם
Composer Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Conductor Medoff, Sam
First line: Kum nit tsu mir, vayl ven du kumts tsu mir tvaytikst dir...
First line:קום ניט צו מיר, װײַל װען דו קומסט צו מיר צוװײטיקסט דיר...
Track comment: From the play - Oy Amerika

Title: Kale, Kale -- כּלה, כּלה
On album: R-016(f) (Seymour Rechtzeit Yiddish Favorites)
Track ID: 19124
Author Kressyn, Miriam -- קרעסן, מיריאַם
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Conductor Medoff, Sam
First line: Oy, veyn zhe kalenyu, veyn, veyn, veyn, veyn, vest shoyn...
First line:אױ, װײן זשע כּלהנו, װײן, װײן, װײן, װײן, װעסט שוין מער ניט זײַן,

Title: Ikh Zing (Ellstein) -- איך זינג (עלשטיין)
Author: Picon, Molly -- פּיקאָן, מאָלי
Composer: Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
Genre: Theater/Love
Subject: Love/Shir Hashirim/Heart/Dreams/Lonliness/Longing
Transliteration: Warem 113/ Ephemera 1447
Translation: Ephemera 1447
Music: Warem 113

Related information in folder 1447:On album: R-016(f) (Seymour Rechtzeit Yiddish Favorites)
Track ID: 19131
Insturmental Ensemble Lubin, Harry -- לובין, האַרי
Instrumental Ensemble Medoff, Sam
Instrumental Ensemble Rekhtseyt, Jack -- רעכצײַט, דזאַק
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Instrumental Ensemble Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
First line: Shloyme Hamelekh hot tsu shoyn zayn Shulamis gezungen a libes-shir, un punkt vi
First line (Yiddish):שלמה המלך האָט צו זײַן שולמית געזונגען אַ ליבעס־שיר, און פּינקט ווי שלמה דאַן
Language: Yiddish
Style: Theatrical

Title: Samson And Delilah (Eng)
On album: K-030(d) (Kapelye On The Air Old Time Jewish American Radio)
Track ID: 22413
Artist: Kapelye -- קאַפּעליע
Author/Composer Medoff, Sam
Vocal Sapoznik, Henry -- סאַפּאָזניק, הענעך
First line: Sampson was the Hercules of Israel's men, do tell, do tell,
Track comment: Part of WHN New York, Yiderbugs
Language: English

Title: The Thing (Yid) -- די זאַך
On album: R-016(e)2 (Seymour Rechzeit Yiddish Parade of "Pops")
Track ID: 25202
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: In rokavay bitsh in zumer, di zun hot gebrent vi a flam, ..
First line:אין ראָקאַװײ ביטש אין זומער, דן זון האָט געברענט װי אַ פֿלאַם,
Track comment: Orig by Charles Randolf Green /from film "Wild Blue Yonder"

Title: Tennesse Waltz (Yid) -- טענעסי װאַלס (ייִדיש)
On album: R-016(e)2 (Seymour Rechzeit Yiddish Parade of "Pops")
Track ID: 25203
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: Getantst mit mayn libste, tsu muzik fun dem vals,
First line:געטאַנצט מיט מײַן ליבסטע, צו מוזיק פֿון דעם װאַלס,
Track comment: Orig by Redd Stewart and Pee Wee King

Title: Good Night Irene (Yid) -- אײַ װײַ אײרין (ייִדיש)
On album: R-016(e)2 (Seymour Rechzeit Yiddish Parade of "Pops")
Track ID: 25204
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: Irene, ay vay iz mir, irene, ay vay, ay vay irene,
First line:אײַרין, אײַ װײַ איז מיר, אײַרין, אײַ װײַ, אײַ װײַ אײַרין,
Track comment: Original by Huddie Ledbetter and John Lomax

Title: Love Is Such A Cheat (Yid) -- ליבע ז'גאָר נישט װערט
On album: R-016(e)2 (Seymour Rechzeit Yiddish Parade of "Pops")
Track ID: 25205
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: Es geyt a bokher unter vegn, kumt a meydl im antkegn,
First line:עס גײט אַ בּחור אונטער װעגן, קומט אַ מײדל אים אַנטקעגן,
Track comment: Original by Irving Caeser

Title: This Too Will Pass (Eng)
On album: R-016(e)2 (Seymour Rechzeit Yiddish Parade of "Pops")
Track ID: 25206
Author Glickman, Fred
Composer Donizetti (melody)
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: Strange as it seems, this too will pass, heartaches and ...
Track comment: L'elisir D'Amore

Title: It's Love You Fool (Eng)
On album: R-016(e)2 (Seymour Rechzeit Yiddish Parade of "Pops")
Track ID: 25207
Author/Composer Glickman, Fred
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: A lemon tastes as sweet as sugar cane, you're flying to...

Title: Kale, Kale -- כּלה, כּלה
On album: R-016(e)2 (Seymour Rechzeit Yiddish Parade of "Pops")
Track ID: 25208
Author Kressyn, Miriam -- קרעסן, מיריאַם
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: Oy, veyn zhe kalenyu, veyn, veyn, veyn, veyn, vest shoyn...
First line:אױ, װײן זשע כּלהנו, װײן, װײן, װײן, װײן, װעסט שוין מער ניט זײַן,

Title: Would I Love You (Yid) -- צו איך ליב דיך
On album: R-016(e)2 (Seymour Rechzeit Yiddish Parade of "Pops")
Track ID: 25209
Composer Spina, Harold
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: Oy, Du fregst mikh tsu ikh lib dikh, yo, ikh lib, ikb lib..
First line:אױ, דו פֿרעגסט מיך צו איך ליב דיך, יאָ, איך ליב, איך ליב...
Track comment: original text by Bob Russell

Title: Never Been Kissed (Yid) -- קײנמאָל ניט געקושט
On album: R-016(e)2 (Seymour Rechzeit Yiddish Parade of "Pops")
Track ID: 25210
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: Ikh ken a meydl, eydl un gut, yeder boy fayft ven zi geyt...
First line:איך קען אַ מײדל, אײדל און גוט, יעדער בױ פֿײַפֿט װען זי גײט...

Title: Syncopated Clock (Shiker Tiker) -- שיכּער טיקער
On album: R-016(e)2 (Seymour Rechzeit Yiddish Parade of "Pops")
Track ID: 25211
Composer Anderson, Leroy
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: There was a man, Avrom Yitskhok, had a gesheft in gebernia..
First line:טער װאָס אַ מאַן, אבֿרהם יצחק, האַד אַ געשעפֿט אין געבערניאַ...
Track comment: Mixed language, novelty song. Orig text by Jerry Moss

Title: So Long..Good To Know Ya (Shoyn..) -- שױן לאַנג
On album: R-016(e)2 (Seymour Rechzeit Yiddish Parade of "Pops")
Track ID: 25212
Composer Guthrie, Woodie
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: Shoyn lang, zeyt hob dikh gezeyn, shoyn lang nor itst muz...
First line:שױן לאַנג, זײט האָב דיך געזײן, שױן לאַנג נאָר איצט מוז איך גײן,
Track comment: Recorded under "Shoyn Lang"

Title: Shoyn Lang (So Long..Good To Know) -- שױן לאַנג
On album: xR-016(e)2
Track ID: 25213
Composer Guthrie, Woodie
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: Shoyn lang, zeyt hob dikh gezeyn, shoyn lang nor itst muz...
First line:שױן לאַנג, זײט האָב דיך געזײן, שױן לאַנג נאָר איצט מוז איך גײן,
Track comment: Recorded under "Shoyn Lang"

Title: My Heart Cries For You (Yid) -- מײַן האַרץ בענק נאָך דיר
On album: R-016(e)2 (Seymour Rechzeit Yiddish Parade of "Pops")
Track ID: 25214
Composer Faith, Percie & Carl Sigman
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: Meg zayn a galitsiyaner, bin ikh mit dir,
First line:מעג זײַן אַ גאַליציאַנער, בין איך מיט דיר, אפֿילו אַן אַפֿריקאַנער..
Track comment: Orig text by Percy Faith & Carl Siggman

Title: Mayn Harts Benkt Nokh Dir -- מײַן האַרץ בענק נאָך דיר
On album: xR-016(e)2
Track ID: 25215
Composer Faith, Percie & Carl Sigman
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Ensemble Director Medoff, Sam
First line: Meg zayn a galitsiyaner, bin ikh mit dir,
First line:מעג זײַן אַ גאַליציאַנער, בין איך מיט דיר, אפֿילו אַן אַפֿריקאַנער..
Track comment: Orig text by Percy Faith & Carl Siggman

Title: Wedding Samba
Author: Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
Author: Liebowitz, Joseph
Author: Small, Allan
Composer: Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
Composer: Liebowitz, Joseph
Composer: Smulewitz, Solomon -- שמוליװטש, שלמה
Genre: Dance/Samba/Latin
Subject: Wedding/Marriage/Place/Rio Grande
Additional song notes: See Gottlieb 147-48 for relationship between "I Met A Girl", "The Wedding Samba", "I Fell Like I'm Not Out Of Bed Yet", "If I Were A Rich Man" - See also "Der Nayer Sher" See Heskes 3368

Related information in folder 485:On album: G-057(c) (Funny It Doesn't Sound Jewish/ Compilation by Jack Gottlieb accompaning book with same title.)
Track ID: 31689
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Clarinet Tarras, Dave -- טאַראַס, דײװ
Orchestra Leader Medoff, Sam
First line: Way down in the land of the Rio Grande, when people are married
Language: English
Style: Lantin/Samba/Orchestral Accompaniment
Length: 0:31

Title: Bridegroom Special
Genre: Klezmer/Swing
On album: K-026(m) (Klezmer! Jewish Music From Old World To Our World)
Track ID: 28086
Orchestra Conductor Medoff, Sam
Artist: Sam Medoff Orchestra
Clarinet Tarras, Dave -- טאַראַס, דײװ
Track comment: Originally recorded 1938
Style: Yiddish Melodies in swing

Contact: yidsong@pobox.upenn.edu