Look up artist Mercur, Wolf


Name: Mercur, Wolf
Name (Yiddish): מערקור, װאָלף

Songs written or composed


Title: Muzikalisher Tango -- מוזיקאַלישער טאַנגאָ
Author: Mercur, Wolf -- מערקור, װאָלף
Composer: Morganstern, Sam
Genre: Tango/Lament
Subject: Anger/Destiny/Unworthy/Joke/Weeping
Origin: Alb M-059(c)
Transliteration: Alb M-059(c)
Translation: Alb M-059(c)
Additional song notes: From the film "Amerikaner Shadkhn" - sung byLeo Fuchs in the film and much hinted at closet case

Recording:


On album: M-059(g) (Metropolitan Klezmer Live/ Traveling Show)
Track ID: 41884
Accordion Butera, Ismael
Trumpet/Fluglhorn Fleming, Pam
Violin/Ney Flutes Hess, Michael
Acustic Bass/Tuba Hofstra, Dave
Vocal Karpel, Deborah
Clarinet/Alto Sax Kreisberg, Debra
Arranger Metropolitan Klezmer
Clarinet/DumbeqArranger Sicular, Eve
Trombone Regev, Reut
First line: Ikh bin oyf dir nisht in kas, far dem troyerikn shpas, ot azoy is bashert,…
First line (Yiddish):איך בין אויף דיר מישט אין כּעס פֿאַר דעם טרויעריקן שפאַס, אָט אַזוי איז באָשערט
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Tango/Latin
Length: 3:47

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Dos Heylige Shnayderl -- דאָס הײליגע שנײַדערל
Also known as: Kidush Hashem (Excerpt)
Author: Asch, Sholom -- אַש, שלום
Composer: Achron, Yosef -- אחרון, יוסף
Genre: Theatre
Subject: Tailor/Lamed Vov/Faith
Song Comment: From the play based on novel of same name "Kiddish Hasem".
On album: S-003(a) (Maurice Schwartz in Scenes and Episodes From Plays)
Track ID: 4051
Vocal Schwartz, Maurice
Narration Mercur, Wolf -- מערקור, װאָלף
Piano Rothpearl, Rochelle -- ראָטפּערל, ראָשעל
First line: Bin ikh mir a shnayderl, trog ikh in a torbele,
First line (Yiddish):בין איך מיר אַ שנײַדערל, טראָג איך אין אַ טאָרבעלע,
Track comment: Excerpt from the play "Kidush Hashem"
Language: Yiddish
Style: Incidental Theatre Music/Recitation/

Title: Tevye Der Milkhiker (Excerpt) -- טבֿיה דער מילכיקער (אױסצוג)
On album: S-003(a) (Maurice Schwartz in Scenes and Episodes From Plays)
Track ID: 14940
Author Sholom Aleichem -- שלום עליכם
Composer Secunda, Sholom -- סעקונדאַ, שלום
Artist Schwartz, Risa and Menakhem -- שװאַרץ, ריסאַ און מנחם
Artist Mercur, Wolf -- מערקור, װאָלף
Vocal Schwartz, Maurice
First line:Scene between Khava and Tevya upon expulsion from village
Track comment: Shabos scene-Tevya lamenting after Khava's apostasy.

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