Look up artist Pen, Alexander


Name: Pen, Alexander
Name (Yiddish): פּן, אלכּסנדר
Born: 1906 (Nizhni-Kolymsk, Russia)
Note: Emigrated to Palestine, 1927/ See Vorbei 285

Songs written or composed


Title: Havu Levanim -- הבו לבנים
Author: Pen, Alexander -- פּן, אלכּסנדר
Composer: Zeira, Mordecai -- זעירא, מרדכי
Genre: Israeli/Pioneer/Zionist/Literary Origin
Subject: Labor/Work/Bricks
Origin: Vorbei 337

Recordings:


On album: B-003(p) (Sidor Belarsky Sings A Salute To Israel's 20 Anniversary -- סידאָר בעלאַרסקי 20 ישׂראל)
Track ID: 6320
Artist: Belarsky, Sidor -- בעלאַרסקי, סידאָר
Artist: Heifetz, Vladimir -- חפֿץ, װלאַדימיר
Artist: Ravina, Oscar
Artist: Altmann, Bernardo
First line: Havu levenim eyn pnay laamod af rega
First line (Hebrew):הבו לבנים אין פנאי לעמד אף רגע
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Hebrew
Style: Concert

On album: V-015(k) (Vorbei… Beyond Recall, CD 11/ A Record of Jewish musical life in Nazi Berlin, 1933-1938)
Track ID: 31634
Artist: Goland, Yosef -- גאָלאַנד, יוסף
First line: Havu levenim eyn pnay laamod af rega
First line (Hebrew):הבו לבנים אין פנאי לעמד אף רגע
Language: Hebrew
Style: Hora/Orchestral Accompaniment
Length: 2:52

Title: Sa'eynu -- שאינו
Author: Pen, Alexander -- פּן, אלכּסנדר
Composer: Rosowsky, Solomon
Genre: Israeli
Subject: Desert/Camels
Origin: Vorbei 285
Transliteration: Alb K-001(a)/Vorbei 449
Translation: Alb K-001(a)/Vorbei 449
Music: Vorbei 285
Additional song notes: "Carry us to the desert, carry us on the backs of camels."

Recordings:


On album: K-001(a) (Folksongs by the Karmon Israeli Dancers and Singers)
Track ID: 13187
Artist: Karmon Israeli Dancers and Singers
Artist: Karmon, Jonathan
First line: Sa'eynu lamidbar, sa'eynu lamidbar, sa'eynu,
Track comment: "Carry us to the desert, Carry us on the backs of camels."
Language: Hebrew

On album: B-018(a) (Ruth Ben-Zvi Israeli Percussion)
Track ID: 13188
Artist: Ben-Tsvi, Ruth, percussion
Artist: Raim, Walter, conductor
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Style: Instrumental

On album: K-073(a) (Betty Klein Skalerica d'Oro)
Track ID: 24226
Artist: Klein, Betty
First line: Sa'eynu lamidbar, sa'eynu lamidbar, sa'eynu,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: "Carry us to the desert, Carry us on the backs of camels."
Language: Hebrew

On album: P-029(a) (Don Paulin Songs Of Minorities)
Track ID: 25750
Artist: Paulin, Don
First line: Sa'eynu lamidbar, sa'eynu lamidbar, sa'eynu,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: "Carry us to the desert, Carry us on the backs of camels."
Language: Hebrew

On album: V-015(f) (Vorbei… Beyond Recall, CD 6/ A Record of Jewish musical life in Nazi Berlin, 1933-1938)
Track ID: 31483
Artist: Blumberg, Joseph -- בלומבערג, יוסף
Artist: Rosowsky, Solomon
Artist: Hemon, A. Mille
Artist: Rouquette, M.
First line: Sa'eynu lamidbar, sa'eynu lamidbar, sa'eynu,
First line (Hebrew):למדבּר שׂאנו שׂאנו על דבּשׁות נמלים
Language: Hebrew
Style: Concert
Length: 3:18

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