Look up artist Meisell, Bella


Name: Meisell, Bella
Name (Yiddish): מײַזעל, בעלאַ
Also known as: Mysell, Bella
Born: 1902

Songs written or composed


Title: Glik -- גליק
Author: Meisell, Bella -- מײַזעל, בעלאַ
Composer: Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Genre: Theatre/Lament
Subject: Fate/Happiness/Love
Song Comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Origin: Alb T-028(f)
Transliteration: Warem 76/Alb W-031(a)Alb D-004(k)/Alb M-057(a)/Alb K-059(d)/Alb T-028(f)
Translation: Alb W-031(a)/Alb D-004(k)/Ephemera 1520 p 26
Music: Warem 76/Ephemera 1520 p
Additional song notes: Luck

Sheet music:


Folder: 61
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Transliteration
Publisher: Not Noted
Date: 1930
Provenance: Gift of Robert & Molly Freedman, 1996
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakh, vos far a shtarke makht
First line (Yiddish): איך שטיי אַצינד און טראַכט, וואָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקע מאָכט
Notes: Photocopy. Sheet music, no front or back cover, part of handout by Zalmen Mlotek at Klez Kamp or Circle Lodge summer program. "Copyright 1930 Alex. Olshanetsky"

Recordings:


On album: G-027(a) (Yiddish Songs / Johnny Grey)
Track ID: 20102
Artist Grey, Johnny
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht,
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Language: Yiddish

On album: N-018(a) (Nicole Neiman From Europe With Love)
Track ID: 21387
Artist Neiman, Nicole
Artist Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht,
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Language: Yiddish

On album: K-059(d) (Daniel Kempin/ Mazl Un Shlamazl -- מזל און שלימזל)
Track ID: 22984
Artist Kempin, Daniel
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht,
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,
Track comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Language: Yiddish

On album: L-041(a) (Howard Leshaw & The Golden Land Orchestra Vol I-Yiddish)
Track ID: 23125
Vocal Abelson, Khazn Robert Paul
Artist Leshaw, Howard & Golden Land Orch
Artist Leshaw, Howard, arr & clarinet
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht,
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Language: Yiddish

On album: M-057(a) (Mazzeltov Glik)
Track ID: 24705
Artist Mazzeltov & Talitha Nawijn
Arranger Nawijn, Talitha
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht,
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,
Track comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Language: Yiddish

On album: K-077(a) (Klezmer Pow Wow)
Track ID: 24737
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Vocal Zaugg, Freddy
Bass Cesar, Laura
Accordion/Piano/Swiss Cymbalon Walker, Ranier
Artist: Klezmer Pow Wow
First line: Glik, du bist gekumen tsu mir, ober a bisl tsu shpet--
First line (Yiddish):גליק, דו ביסט געקומען צו מיר, אָבער אַ ביסל צו שפּעט--
Track comment: From "Der Letster Tants."
Language: Yiddish

On album: Y-025(a) (Yiddish Theatre Ensemble Performance Tape)
Track ID: 25266
Artist Yiddish Theatre Ensemble
Artist Robboy, David/ Jennie Levinson
Artist Levine, Hilda-Price & Michael
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht,
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,
Track comment: also Randy Stein and Barry Levine, piano
Language: Yiddish

On album: G-037(b) (Hanna Greenbaum Great yiddish Songs -- ייִדישע לידער שירים גדולים ביידיש)
Track ID: 25764
Artist Greenbaum, Hanna -- גרינבױם, חנה
Artist Osherovits, M., orchestra -- אָשעראָװעץ, מ., אָרקעסטער
First line: Glik, vos iz faran on a shir, ober bloyz nisht far mir,
First line (Yiddish):גליק, װאָס איז פֿאַראַן אָן אַ שיר, אָבער בלױז נישט פֿאַר מיר,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

On album: B-087(a) (Henry Berman: 1945-1948 -- חיים בערמאַן: 1948-1945)
Track ID: 30782
VocalAdditional English lyrics Berman, Henry -- בערמאַן, חיים
First line: Glik, du bist gekumen un ober a bisl tsu spheyt
First line:גליק דו ביסט געקומען און אָבער אַ ביסל צו שׁפּייט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Theatre

On album: W-031(a) (Mauro Wrona / The Best Of Yiddish Vaudeville)
Track ID: 27852
Vocal Wrono, Mauro -- װראָנאָ, מאַוראָ
Artist: Klezmer Brazil Band
Piano Travossos, Tania Frankiel
Clarinet/Musical Direction Travossos, Alexandre Fracalanza
Violin Stein, Daniel
Acoustic Bass Dias, Neimar
Drums Marini, Ricardo
Trombone Moreira, Joao Paulo
Trumpet Jose de Melo, Luciano
Arranger Spielvogel, Erika
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht, der shiksal hot oyf...
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Orchestral
Length: 004:54

On album: P-068(a) (Jane Peppler/ Aviva Enoch/ I Can't Complain But Sometimes I Do)
Track ID: 41890
Vocal/Fiddle Peppler, Jane
Piano Enoch, Aviva
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht vos far a shtarke makh, der shikzal hot oyf yedn
First line (Yiddish):איך שטיי אַמאָל און טראַכט וואָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקע מאָכט, דער שיקזאַל האָט...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Waltz
Length: 3:20

On album: T-028(f) (Karsten Troyke / Nokh Amul! / Tango Oyf Yiddish Vol 2 -- טאַנגאָ אויף ייִדיש, 2)
Track ID: 42576
Vocal Troyke, Karsten -- טרױקע, קאַרסטען
Artist: Trio SCHO
Accordion Khoryshman, Valeri
Clarinet Hermerschmidt, Jan
Double Bass Pysarenko, Vlayery
Violin Desatnik, Gennadij
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht vos far a shtarker makh, der shikzal hot oyf yedn…
First line (Yiddish):איך שטיי אַמאָל און טראַכט וואָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקע מאָכט, דער שיקזאַל האָט...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Waltz
Length: 3:46

On album: C-071(a) (Mazl Tov Mis Amigos / Juan Calle and His Latin Lantzman/ Yiddish Favorites In Latin Tempos)
Track ID: 42374
Trumpet Cheatham, Doc
Trumpet Oles, Lou
Trumpet Terry, Clark
Timbals Rodriguez, Willie
Piano Palmieri, Charles
Lute/Arranger Cali, John
Conga/Bongos Barretto, Ray
Conductor, Latin Lantzman Calle, Juan
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Flute Russell, Shelly
Bass Marshall, Wendell
Style: Concert/Instrumental/Pop/Latin/Pasadoble
Length: 2:39

On album: K-007(b) (More Sing-Along IN Yiddish with Marv Kurz -- זינגט מיט מיר אין ייִדיש)
Track ID: 5696
Artist Kurz, Marv
First line: Glik, du bist gekumen tsu mir, ober a bisl tsu shpet--
First line (Yiddish):גליק, דו ביסט געקומען צו מיר, אָבער אַ ביסל צו שפּעט--
Track comment: Transliteration of refrain with album.
Language: Yiddish

On album: G-037(a) (Hanna Greenbaum In Yiddish Songs -- חנה גרינבאום ייִדישע לידער)
Track ID: 5697
Artist Greenbaum, Hanna -- גרינבױם, חנה
Artist Osherovits, M., orchestra -- אָשעראָװעץ, מ., אָרקעסטער
First line: Glik, vos iz faran on a shir, ober bloyz nisht far mir,
First line (Yiddish):גליק, װאָס איז פֿאַראַן אָן אַ שיר, אָבער בלױז נישט פֿאַר מיר,
Language: Yiddish

On album: L-013(a) (La Bianca Heart Warming Yiddish-Hebrew Favorites)
Track ID: 5698
Artist La Bianca, Ginetta
First line: Glik, du bist gekumen tsu mir, ober a bisl tsu shpet--
First line (Yiddish):גליק, דו ביסט געקומען צו מיר, אָבער אַ ביסל צו שפּעט--
Track comment: "Jewish Melody" - Oy Iz Dos., Vu Zaynen Mayne., Di Grine..
Language: Yiddish

On album: P-002(f) (Jan Peerce Sings Hebrew Melodies Werner Bass, conductor)
Track ID: 5699
Vocal Peerce, Jan
Conductor Bass, Werner S.
First line: Glik, du bist gekumen tsu mir, ober a bisl tsu shpet--
First line (Yiddish):גליק, דו ביסט געקומען צו מיר, אָבער אַ ביסל צו שפּעט--
Track comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Language: Yiddish

On album: T-015(b) (Talila et l'ensemble KOL AVIV Chants Yiddish Vol 2)
Track ID: 5700
Vocal Talila
Artist: Kol Aviv Ensemble
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht,
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,
Track comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Language: Yiddish

On album: W-002(c) (Benzion Witler Yiddish Gems -- בּן-ציון ויטלער)
Track ID: 5701
Artist Witler, Ben Tsion -- װיטלער, בּן ציון
Artist Kreisler, Marcel -- קרײַסלער, מאַרסעל
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht,
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,
Track comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Language: Yiddish

On album: R-039(a) (Our Heritage RUTH Sings Yiddish Songs)
Track ID: 5702
Artist Ruth
Artist Ruben, Jules, piano acc
First line: Glik, du bist gekumen tsu mir, ober a bisl tsu shpet--
First line (Yiddish):גליק, דו ביסט געקומען צו מיר, אָבער אַ ביסל צו שפּעט--
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

On album: D-004(k) (Gems Of The Jewish Operetta Louis Danto)
Track ID: 5703
Vocal Danto, Khazn Louis -- דאַנטאָ, חזן לואיס
Artist Jewish Instr Ensemble of Toronto
Conductor Heller, Charles
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht,
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,
Track comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Language: Yiddish

On album: F-020(c) (Leo Fuld)
Track ID: 5704
Artist Fuld, Leo -- פֿולד, לעאָ
Piano, Arranger,Conductor Roman, Martin
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht,
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Language: Yiddish

On album: F-020(d) (Leo Fuld My Yiddishe Mama)
Track ID: 5705
Artist Fuld, Leo -- פֿולד, לעאָ
Artist Scheffer, Pi., orch cond & arr
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht,
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,
Track comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Language: Yiddish

On album: K-034(a) (Neshoma Orchestra Presents THE NEW YORK KLEZMER ENSEMBLE)
Track ID: 5706
Artist New York Klezmer Ensemble
Track comment: From "Der Letster Tants." Medley with "Libes Shmertsn
Style: Instrumental

On album: K-045(b) (Klezmer Plus! Featuring Sid Beckerman & Howie Leess)
Track ID: 5707
Bass Abruzzo, Tom
Clarinet Beckerman, Sid
Trumpet Gross, Ken
Artist: Klezmer Plus
Tenor Sax Leess, Howie
Tenor Banjo Sapoznik, Henry -- סאַפּאָזניק, הענעך
Piano Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
Track comment: Medley - Shloymele Malkele, Glik, Libes Shmertsn
Style: Instrumental

Title: Go Fight City Hall (Yid, Eng)
Composer: Meisell, Bella -- מײַזעל, בעלאַ
Genre: Theatre

Recording:


On album: G-045(a) (Songs From "Go Fight City Hall" "Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn")
Track ID: 20368
Artist Chester, Allen & Doris Cohen
Author/Arranger/Conductor Rumshinsky, Murray
First line: Lekhaim brider, trinkt shoyn oys, farges di tsores haynt,
First line:לחיים ברידער, טרינקט שױן אױס, פֿאַרגעס די צרות הײַנט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: From "Go Fight City Hall"
Language: Yiddish/English

Title: The Love Birds (Eng, Yid)
Composer: Meisell, Bella -- מײַזעל, בעלאַ
Genre: Theatre

Recording:


On album: G-045(a) (Songs From "Go Fight City Hall" "Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn")
Track ID: 20369
Artist Chester, Allen & Doris Cohen
Author/Arranger/Conductor Rumshinsky, Murray
First line: Reboyne shel olam (2x), how long must I suffer,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: From "Go Fight City Hall"
Language: Yiddish/English

Title: Zug Mir Host Mikh Lib -- זאָג מיר האָסט מיך ליב
Composer: Meisell, Bella -- מײַזעל, בעלאַ
Genre: Theatre

Recording:


On album: G-045(a) (Songs From "Go Fight City Hall" "Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn")
Track ID: 20366
Artist Chester, Allen & Doris Cohen
Author/Arranger/Conductor Rumshinsky, Murray
First line: Zug mir, zug mir az du host mikh lib, ven ikh kuk oyfb dir..
First line (Yiddish):זאָג מיר, זאָג מיר אַז דו האָסט מיך ליב, װען איך קוק אױף דיר..
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: From "Go Fight City Hall"
Language: Yiddish

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