Look up artist Poliansky, Motl


Name: Poliansky, Motl
Name (Yiddish): פּאָליאַנסקי, מאָטל

Songs written or composed


Title: A Freylekhs (Kharik) -- אַ פֿרײלעכס (כאַריק)
Author: Kharik, Izi -- כאַריק, איזי
Composer: Poliansky, Motl -- פּאָליאַנסקי, מאָטל
Genre: Literary Origin/USSR
Subject: Joy/Unity/Dance
Origin: Alb G-018(c)/Alb W-035(a)
Transliteration: Alb W-035(a)
Translation: Alb G-018(c)/Alb S-105(a)/Alb W-035(a)
Additional song notes: Text sometimes attributed to Itsik Fefer and sometimes to Izi Charik

Recordings:


On album: G-018(c) (Emil Gorovets Sings Songs of the Martyred Yiddish Poets...)
Track ID: 19493
Vocal Gorovets, Emil (Rakhmil) Iakovlevich -- גאָראָװעץ, עמיל
Piano Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
First line: Shpilt a freylekhs, shpilt a freylekhs, in der rod arayn...
First line:שפּילט אַ פֿרײלעכס, שפּילט אַ פֿרײלעכס, אין דער ראָד אַרײַן...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

On album: K-077(a) (Klezmer Pow Wow)
Track ID: 24747
Artist: Klezmer Pow Wow
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Vocal Zaugg, Freddy
Bass Cesar, Laura
Accordion/Piano/Swiss Cymbalon Walker, Ranier
First line: Shpilt a freylekhs, shpilt a freylekhs, in der rod arayn...
First line:שפּילט אַ פֿרײלעכס, שפּילט אַ פֿרײלעכס, אין דער ראָד אַרײַן...

On album: A-038(c) (Mark Aizikovitch / In Jiddischn Wort / Lieder Verfolgter judisch-sowjetischer dichter -- אין ייִדישען וואָרט)
Track ID: 31401
Vocal/Arranger Ayzikovitch, Mark -- אײַזיקאָװיטש, מאַרק
Accordion/Arranger/Vocal Yavir, Nikolai -- יאַוויר, ניקאָלי
Piano/Arranger/Vocal/Violin Nasarov, Konstantin -- נאַזאַראָוו, קאָנסטאַנטין
First line: Ay day digi digi di (3x), Shpilt a freylekhs, shpilt a freylekhs, in der rod…
First line (Yiddish):אייִ דייִ דיגי דיגי דייִ (3), שפּילט אַ פֿרײלעכס, שפּילט אַ פֿרײלעכס,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer/Joyfully
Length: 3:41

On album: S-105(a) (Shalom Comrade! / Yiddish Music in the Soviet Union 1928-1961)
Track ID: 32804
Artist: Jewish Vocal Ensemble...Belarusian SSR
Arranger Klaus, N. P.
First line: Shpilt, Shpilt, Shpilt a freylekhs, shpilt a freylekhs, in der rod arayn…
First line (Yiddish):שפּילט, שפּילט, שפּילט אַ פֿרײלעכס, אין דער ראָד אַרײַן...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Choral
Length: 3:20

On album: W-035(a) (Hy Wolfe sings Lider far der Neshome/ Yiddish Songs for the Soul -- לידער פֿאַר די נשמה)
Track ID: 32827
Arranger Kaplan, Herbert -- קאַפּלאַן, הערשל
Vocal Wolfe, Hy -- וואָלף, חיים
First line: Shpilt a freylekhs, aza freylekhs, in der rod arayn geshvind,
First line (Yiddish):שפּילט אַ פֿרײלעכס, אַזאַ פֿרײלעכס, אין דער ראָד אַרײַן געשווינד,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 2:27

On album: A-038(d) (Mark Aizikovitch/ Jidelekh, Briderlakh, Singt Shejne Liedelach/Yiddish Hebrew and Russian Songs)
Track ID: 36576
Vocal/Percussion Ayzikovitch, Mark -- אײַזיקאָװיטש, מאַרק
Acc Guitar/E Guitar/Bajan/Bass/Vocal Javir, Nikolaj
Piano/Keyboard/Cymbal/Harmonica/Bass/Vocal Nazarov, Konstanin
First line: Ay day digi digi di (3x), Shpilt a freylekhs, shpilt a freylekhs, in der rod…
First line (Yiddish):אייִ דייִ דיגי דיגי דייִ (3), שפּילט אַ פֿרײלעכס, שפּילט אַ פֿרײלעכס,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Studio Fusion/Funky
Length: 3:41

On album: B-003(r) (Sidor Belarsky in songs by Soviet Yiddish Poets & Composers -- סידאָר בעלאַרסקי לידער פֿון סאָװעטעשע-ייִדישע דיכטער און קאָמפּ...)
Track ID: 174
Vocal Belarsky, Sidor -- בעלאַרסקי, סידאָר
Piano Baras, Jack -- באַראַס, דזאַק
First line: Shpilt a freylekhs, shpilt a freylekhs, in der rod arayn...
First line (Yiddish):שפּילט אַ פֿרײלעכס, שפּילט אַ פֿרײלעכס, אין דער ראָד אַרײַן...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: A Hoykher Boym (Driz)(Poliansky) -- אַ הױכער בױם (דריז)(פּאָליאַנסקי)
Author: Driz, (Shika) Ovsey -- דריז, (שיקאַ) אָװסײ
Composer: Poliansky, Motl -- פּאָליאַנסקי, מאָטל
Genre: Holocaust/USSR/Literary Origin
Subject: Tree/Survival/Strenth/Hope
Origin: Levin L WM 225/Alb L-o44(c)
Transliteration: Levin L WM 225/Alb L-o44(c)
Translation: Levin L WM 225/Alb L-o44(c)
Additional song notes: A Tall Tree

Recordings:


On album: T-009(a) (Grisha Tsatskis (Tsvi Ben Israel) The Soul Of Soviet Jewry -- צבי בּן ישׂראל)
Track ID: 277
Vocal Ben Israel, Tsvi -- צבי בּן ישׂראל
Piano Goldberger, Ida
First line: Khotsh men hot a halbe velt mit mayn blut fargosn,
First line:כאָטש מען האָט אַ האַלבע װעלט מיט מײַן בלוט פֿאַרגאָסן,

On album: B-003(r) (Sidor Belarsky in songs by Soviet Yiddish Poets & Composers -- סידאָר בעלאַרסקי לידער פֿון סאָװעטעשע-ייִדישע דיכטער און קאָמפּ...)
Track ID: 278
Vocal Belarsky, Sidor -- בעלאַרסקי, סידאָר
Piano Baras, Jack -- באַראַס, דזאַק
First line: Khotsh men hot a halbe velt mit mayn blut fargosn,
First line:כאָטש מען האָט אַ האַלבע װעלט מיט מײַן בלוט פֿאַרגאָסן,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: See also Shrogin 261 for other music

Title: Di Krenitse (Poliansky) -- די קרעניצע (פּאָליאַנסקי)
Also known as: A Krenitse
Author: Fefer, Itsik -- פֿעפֿער, איציק
Composer: Poliansky, Motl -- פּאָליאַנסקי, מאָטל
Genre: Literary Origin/USSR
Subject: Well/Love/Courting/Pails/Maiden/Youth
Origin: Liptzin 65 09/ML PYS 196/Alb A-001(l)/Kinderbuch 206/Alb B-207(a)
Transliteration: ML PYS 196/Alb A-001(l)/Kinderbuch 206/Alb Z-014(l)/Alb B-207(a)
Translation: Kinderbuch 206/Alb A-001(l)/Alb Z-014(l)/Alb B-207(a)/Ephemera 1566 (p 25)
Music: Kinderbuch 206
Additional song notes: The Well

Recordings:


On album: S-093(a)2 (Leo Summergrad Yiddish Folksongs 1959 Vol 2 of 2)
Track ID: 23194
Artist Summergrad, Leo
First line: Dort vu grozn zaynen naser, shteyt a krenitse fartrakht,
First line (Yiddish):דאָרט װי די גראָזן זײנען נאַסער, שטײט אַ קרעניצע פֿאַרטראַכט,
Language: Yiddish

On album: K-068(a) (Klezamir Yiddish-Klezmer-Israeli Featuring Fraidy Katz -- קלעזאַמיר)
Track ID: 22613
Artist: Klezamir
Vocalist Fraidy Katz
First line: Dort vu grozn zaynen naser, shteyt a krenitse fartrakht,
First line (Yiddish):דאָרט װי די גראָזן זײנען נאַסער, שטײט אַ קרעניצע פֿאַרטראַכט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

On album: K-068(d) (The Klezical Tradition Family Portrait -- אַ בילד פֿון דער משפּחה)
Track ID: 27059
Artist: Klezical Tradition
Musical Director Greenbaum, Adrienne
Track comment: with Eyder Ikh Leyg Zikh Shlofn- Recorded under "Di Rayze Nukh Amerike"
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer

On album: Y-027(a) (Masha Yacubovich / Back To Origin -- מאַשאַ יאַקובאָװיש/ צוריק צום אָרקװאַל)
Track ID: 28380
Vocal/Guitar Yacubovich, Masha -- יאַקובאָװיש, מאַשאַ
Accordion Shamsiev, Khabibulla
First line: Dort vu grozn zaynen naser, shteyt a krenitse fartrakht, kumen meydlekh...
First line (Yiddish):דאָרט װי די גראָזן זײנען נאַסער, שטײט אַ קרעניצע פֿאַרטראַכט,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Pop/Waltz
Length: 03:47

On album: Alb B-207(a)
Track ID: 41914
Vocal Bilinska, Ola
First line: Dort, vu grozn zaynen naser, shteyt a krenetse fartrakht, kumen meydlekh tsien..
First line (Yiddish):דאָרט, וווּ די גרוזן זײַנען נאַסער, שטייט אַ קרענעצע פֿאַרטראַכט, קומען מיידלע
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 4:37

On album: Z-014(l) (Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi Presents: City of the Future, Yiddish Songs From the Former Soviet Union)
Track ID: 41708
Vocal Bressler, Judy
Vocal Lozhinsky, Vera
Vocal Schwartz, Elizabeth
Vocal Falk, "Yankl" Jack
Vocal Alpert, Michael -- אַלפּערט, מישקע
Vocal Kahn, Daniel
Vocal Russell, Anthony
Contrabass/Guitar Pekarek, Jeff
Accordion Stan, Peter
Clarinet Stachel, Norbert
Perussion Moore, Duncan
First line: Dort, vu grozn zaynen naser, shteyt a krenetse fartrakht, kumen meydlekh tsien..
First line (Yiddish):דאָרט, וווּ די גרוזן זײַנען נאַסער, שטייט אַ קרענעצע פֿאַרטראַכט, קומען...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

On album: B-004(a) (Jewish Song Treasury Vol I Mascha Benya, soprano -- מאַשאַ בעניע פֿאָלקס לידער)
Track ID: 374
Vocalist Benya, Masha -- בעניע, מאַשאַ
Artist Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
First line: Dort vu grozn zaynen naser, shteyt a krenitse fartrakht,
First line (Yiddish):דאָרט װי די גראָזן זײנען נאַסער, שטײט אַ קרעניצע פֿאַרטראַכט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

On album: P-025(a) (Pearls of Yiddish Song -- פּערל פֿון ייִדישן ליד)
Track ID: 375
Vocal Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Artist Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
First line: Dort vu grozn zaynen naser, shteyt a krenitse fartrakht,
First line (Yiddish):דאָרט װי די גראָזן זײנען נאַסער, שטײט אַ קרעניצע פֿאַרטראַכט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

On album: F-021(a) (Leiele Fisher chansons Ydish -- לאהלע פֿישער זינגט ייִדישע לידער)
Track ID: 376
Artist Fisher, Leahele -- פֿישער, לאהלע
Arranger Yarrow, Egon
First line: Dort vu grozn zaynen naser, shteyt a krenitse fartrakht,
First line (Yiddish):דאָרט װי די גראָזן זײנען נאַסער, שטײט אַ קרעניצע פֿאַרטראַכט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: French translation with album notes,
Language: Yiddish

Title: Dos Vigele -- דאָס װיגעלע
Author: Driz, (Shika) Ovsey -- דריז, (שיקאַ) אָװסײ
Composer: Poliansky, Motl -- פּאָליאַנסקי, מאָטל
Genre: Holocaust/Lullaby/Lament
Subject: Cradle/Rocking/Empty/Mother/Kid (Goat)/Bloody Straw
Additional song notes: The Cradle

Recordings:


On album: B-003(y) (Sidor Belarsky Sings "Songs Of The Holocaust")
Track ID: 23377
Vocal Belarsky, Sidor -- בעלאַרסקי, סידאָר
Piano Baras, Jack -- באַראַס, דזאַק
First line: Vigt zikh dos vigele, hin un tsurik,
First line (Yiddish):װיגט זיך דאָס װיגעלע, הין און צוריק,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Duplicate B-03(r)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Sorroful

On album: B-003(r) (Sidor Belarsky in songs by Soviet Yiddish Poets & Composers -- סידאָר בעלאַרסקי לידער פֿון סאָװעטעשע-ייִדישע דיכטער און קאָמפּ...)
Track ID: 4153
Vocal Belarsky, Sidor -- בעלאַרסקי, סידאָר
Piano Baras, Jack -- באַראַס, דזאַק
First line: Vigt zikh dos vigele, hin un tsurik,
First line (Yiddish):װיגט זיך דאָס װיגעלע, הין און צוריק,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert/Sorrowful

Title: A Khosn On A Kale (Poliansky) -- אַ חתן אָן אַ כּלה (פּאָליאַנסקי)
Author: Kvitko, Leyb -- קװיטקאָ, לײב
Composer: Poliansky, Motl -- פּאָליאַנסקי, מאָטל
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Wedding/Bride/Rejected Groom/Family/In Laws/Sleds
Origin: Alb (B-013(a)/Alb G-018(c)
Transliteration: Alb G-095(b)
Translation: Alb G-018(c)/ Alb B-095(b)

Recording:


On album: H-006(g) (USSR Recordings (78 rpm) Collected by Molly Freedman)
Track ID: 358
Vocal Gordon, Marina (Masha) גאָרדאָן, מאַרינע (מאַשאַ)
Piano Branovskaya, R. E.
First line: Zeynen mir aroysgeforn oyfn ershtn shlitn,
First line (Yiddish):זײַנען מיר אַרױסגעפֿאָרן אױפֿן ערשטן שליטן,
Track comment: Made in USSR 78rpm
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

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