Look up artist Posner, Meyer


Name: Posner, Meyer
Name (Yiddish): פּאָסנער, מאיר
Born: 1890/92
Died: 1931

Songs written or composed


Title: Akht Kleyne Brider -- אַכט קלײנע ברידער
Author: Katz, Alef -- כּץ, אַלף
Composer: Posner, Meyer -- פּאָסנער, מאיר
Genre: Literary Origin/Holiday/Khanike
Subject: Candles/Memory
Origin: Bugatch 252/Gelb GB 42
Transliteration: Bugatch 252
Translation: Akb W-022(a))
Music: Bugatch 252/Gelb GB 42

Recording:


On album: W-022(a) (The Chanukah Story sung by The Western Wind)
Track ID: 18302
Artist Western Wind Ensemble
Narrator Bikel, Theodore
Artist Lee, William Lyon, arranger
First line: Akht kleyne brider, fun a groysn flam, zingen shtume lider..
First line (Yiddish):אַכט קלײנע ברעדער, פֿון אַ גרױסן פֿלאַם, זינגען שטומע לידער..
Language: Yiddish

Title: Arbeter Ring Himen -- אַרבעטער רינג הימען
Also known as: Ale Far Eynem
Author: Liessin, Avrom -- ליעסין, אַבֿרהם
Composer: Posner, Meyer -- פּאָסנער, מאיר
Genre: Hymn/Anthem
Subject: Fraternal/Labor/Workmen's Circle
Origin: Levin N 112/Gelb GB 54
Transliteration: Levin N 113
Translation: Levin N 113
Music: Levin N 113/Gelb GB 54

Sheet music:


Folder: 566
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano/Chorus
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Metro Music Co.
Publisher address: 58 Second Ave, New York, NY
Date: 1929
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 306
First line: Mir hoben di heymishe flamen shoyn tsendlige yoren gehit….
First line (Yiddish): מיר האָבן די היימישע פֿלאַמען שוין צענדליקע יאָרן געהיט,
Notes: Black lettering, Yiddish/English, list of 33 "Other Choruses" on front cover. Price 25 cents.

Recordings:


On album: G-013(b) (Dos Goldene Land Narrated by Himan Brown (English) -- דאָס גאָלדענע לאַנד 80 יאָר ייִדיש לעבן אין אַמעריקע אין ייִדישן ליד)
Track ID: 19370
Artist Ensemble -- אַנסאַמבל
Narrator Brown, Himan
Piano Weiner, Lazar -- װײַנער, לאַזאַר
First line: Mir hobn di heymishe flamen shoyn tsendliker yorn gehit,
First line (Yiddish):מיר האָבן די הײמישע פֿלאַמען שױן צענדליקער יאָרן געהיט,
Language: Yiddish

On album: G-013(a) (Dos Goldene Land Narrated by Yosl Mlotek (Yiddish) -- דאָס גאָלדענע לאַנד 80 יאָר ייִדיש לעבן אין אַמעריקע אין ייִדישן ליד)
Track ID: 19334
Artist Ensemble -- אַנסאַמבל
Narrator Mlotek, Yosl -- מלאָטעק, יוסל
Piano Weiner, Lazar -- װײַנער, לאַזאַר
First line: Mir hobn di heymishe flamen shoyn tsendliker yorn gehit,
First line (Yiddish):מיר האָבן די הײמישע פֿלאַמען שױן צענדליקער יאָרן געהיט,
Language: Yiddish

On album: B-006(a) (Bialystok in America)
Track ID: 1137
First line: Mir hobn di heymishe flamen, shoyn tsendliker yorn gehit,
First line (Yiddish):מיר האָבען די הײמישע פֿלאַמען שױן צענדליקער יאָרן געהיט,
Track comment: Recorded under "Alle Var Einem"
Language: Yiddish

On album: A-015(a) (The American Jewish Experience In Song)
Track ID: 1424
Artist Ensemble -- אַנסאַמבל
First line: Mir hobn di heymishe flamen shoyn tsendliker yorn gehit,
First line (Yiddish):מיר האָבן די הײמישע פֿלאַמען שױן צענדליקער יאָרן געהיט,
Language: Yiddish

On album: C-032(a) (Chutzpah Frank Krasnowsky Sings Songs of the Jewish Workers)
Track ID: 1426
Artist Krasnowsky, Frank
Piano Steuer, Sydney Anschell
First line: Mir hobn di heymishe flamen shoyn tsendliker yorn gehit,
First line:מיר האָבן די הײמישע פֿלאַמען שױן צענדליקער יאָרן געהיט,
Track comment: We tended the fires of the people for tens and tens of years
Language: Yiddish/English

Title: Hamavdil (Posner) -- המבדיל (פּאָסנער)
Author: Khayat, Isaac Ibn
Composer: Posner, Meyer -- פּאָסנער, מאיר
Genre: Shabos/Sabbath/Religious/Rite/Havdola
Subject: Sabbath/Shabos/Separation/Holy/Profane
Origin: Pasternak CH 146/Alb Y-003(a)/Alb B-033(f)/Cardozo 61
Transliteration: Pasternak CH 76/Alb S-056(a)/Alb Y-003(a)/Alb S-047(c)
Translation: Pasternak CH 146/Alb S-056(a)/Alb B-033(f)/Vorbei 280/Cardozo 61

Recording:


On album: S-073(a) (Cantor Leibele Schwartz sings Cantorial & Chassidic Melodies)
Track ID: 6038
Vocal Schwartz, Khazn Leybele -- שװאַרץ, חזן לײבעלע
Organ Baras, Jack -- באַראַס, דזאַק
Narrator Kirshblum, Rabbi I. Usher, narrat
First line: Hamavdil beyn kodesh lekhol khatoseynu. Hu yomkhol zareynu..
First line:המבדיל בּין קודש לחוֹל חטאתינו. הוּא ימחול, זרענוּ וכספנוּ...
Track comment: "May he who makes distinction between holy and profane..."

Title: Harbst Bletlakh -- האַרבסט בלעטלעך
Author: Rosenfeld, Morris -- ראָזענפֿעלד, מאָריס
Composer: Posner, Meyer -- פּאָסנער, מאיר
Genre: Literary Origin/Lament
Subject: Melancholy/Sadness/Autumn

Sheet music:


Folder: 233
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Workmen's Circle Chorus
Date: 1947
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 26
First line: Aynzam zitz ikh vi gefangen fun a zeltenem gefil…
First line (Yiddish): אייַזאַם זיץ איך ווי געפֿאַנגען פֿון אַ זעלטענעם געפֿיל,,,
Notes: Brown lettering in English/yiddish. Price 40 cents. Sole Selling Agent Metro Music Co. Back cover: Yiddish - issued by the Workmen's Circle Chorus in memory of their deceased director and friend, Mayer Posner.

Title: Mikh Tsit Ahin -- מיך ציט אַהין
Author: Posner, Meyer -- פּאָסנער, מאיר
Composer: Reisen, Avrom -- רײזען, אַבֿרהם
Genre: Literary Origin/Lament
Subject: Desire/Better Life

Sheet music:


Folder: 366
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Metro Music Co.
Publisher address: 64 Second Ave, New York, NY
Date: 1947
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 142
First line: Mikh tsit ahin, mikh tsit ahin, ahin vu di erd iz grin…
First line (Yiddish): מיך ציט אַהין, מיך ציט אַהין, אַהין וווּ די ערד איז גרין,
Notes: Brown lettering, Yiddish & English. Price 40 cents. Yiddish words on back cover.

Title: Di Mashin -- די מאַשין
Author: Posner, Meyer -- פּאָסנער, מאיר
Composer: Posner, Meyer -- פּאָסנער, מאיר
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Factory/Noise/Speed/Labor/Sweatshop/Mindless

Sheet music:


Folder: 619
Series: 4
Arranger: Posner, Meyer
Arranged for: Mixed Chorus/Piano
Texts: Yiddish Transliteration
Publisher: Metro Music Co.
Publisher address: 58 Second Ave, New York, NY
Date: 1930
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 367
First line: Arbet (40x), S'roysht in fabrik azoy vild machinen az oft..
First line (Yiddish): ...אַרבעט...ס'רוישט אין פֿאַבריק
Notes: Small folder, Black lettering, Yiddish/English. Price 50 cents. Listing of 33 "Other Choruses" on front cover. Twenty page pamphlet, appears to be a cantata.

Title: Meshiekh (Einhorn) -- משיח
Author: Einhorn, Dovid -- אײנהאָרן, דוד
Composer: Posner, Meyer -- פּאָסנער, מאיר
Genre: Literary Origin/Lament
Subject: Mourning/Tisha B'ov/Rome/Time/Comfort

Sheet music:


Folder: 655
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Metro Music Co.
Publisher address: 58 Second Ave. New York, NY
Date: 417
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 417
First line: S'klingen di kayten baym toyer fun roym…
First line (Yiddish): ס'קלינגן די קייטן בײַם טויער פֿון רוים,
Notes: Dark brown lettering, Yiddish/English. Price 40 cents. Four verses in Yiddish on back cover.

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Der Zingemaring -- דער זינגעמאַרינג
On album: G-017(a) (Gut Yom-Tov Kinder! A Treasury of Children's Songs... -- גוט יום-טוב קינדער)
Track ID: 19452
Author Yehoyash -- יהואָש
Composer Posner, Meyer -- פּאָסנער, מאיר
Artist Workmen's Circle Children's Chorus -- אַרבעטער רינג קינדער כאָר
Artist Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
First line: Der zingemaring iz gegangen in vald, der zingemaring,
First line (Yiddish):דער זינגעמאַרינג איז געגאַנגען אין װאַלד, דער זינגעמאַרינג,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Text, translat, translit with album notes.
Language: Yiddish

Title: Der Khazn Un Der Gabay (Variant) -- דער חזן און דער גבּאי (װאַריאַנט)
On album: R-013(a) (The Art of Henry Rosenblatt Vol 1)
Track ID: 3175
Vocal Rosenblatt, Henry -- ראָזענבלאַט, הענרי
Piano Zayde, Jascha
Arranger Posner, Meyer -- פּאָסנער, מאיר
First line: Sholom aleykhem, aleykem, sholom, ver zent ir, fun vanen...
First line (Yiddish):שלום עליכם, עליכם שלום, װער זענט איר, פֿון װאַנען קומט איר?
Language: Yiddish
Style: Cantorial/Concert

Title: Hamavdil -- המבדיל
Also known as: La Separation
Also known as: Shevue Tov (Hamavdil)
Author: Khayat, Isaac Ibn
Genre: Shabos/Sabbath/Religious/Rite/Havdola
Subject: Sabbath/Shabos/Separation/Holy/Profane/
Origin: Pasternak CH 146/Alb Y-003(a)/Alb B-033(f)/Cardozo 61
Transliteration: Pasternak CH 76/Alb S-056(a)/Alb Y-003(a)/Alb S-047(c)/Ephemera 1048
Translation: Pasternak CH 146/Alb S-056(a)/Alb B-033(f)/Vorbei 280/Cardozo 61/Ephemera 1048
Additional song notes: Some credit Isaac ben Hiyat (11th Century as composer)

Related information in folder 1048:On album: R-013(b) (Henry Rosenblatt Recital Jascha Zayde at the Piano Vol 2)
Track ID: 6032
Artist Rosenblatt, Henry -- ראָזענבלאַט, הענרי
Piano Zayde, Jascha
Artist Posner, Meyer -- פּאָסנער, מאיר
First line: Hamavdil beyn kodesh lekhol khatoseynu. Hu yomkhol zareynu..
First line:המבדיל בּין קודש לחוֹל חטאתינו. הוּא ימחול, זרענוּ וכספנוּ...
Track comment: "May he who makes distinction between holy and profane..."

Title: Maylid -- מײַליד
On album: B-086(a) (In Love And In Struggle/Musical Legacy of..Jewish Labor Bund -- אין ליבשאַפֿט און אין קאַמף\ די מוזיקאַלישע ירושה פֿונעם...בונד)
Track ID: 27538
Author Soreives, M. (1869-1909)
Composer Posner, Meyer -- פּאָסנער, מאיר
Artist New Yiddish Chorale
Artist Workmen's Circle Chorus -- אַרבעטער רינג כאָר
First line: Vemens shtime her ikh klingen? Naye lider zol men zingen!
First line:װענעס שטימע זאָל מען קלינגען? נײַע לידער זאָל מען זינגען!
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Contact: yidsong@pobox.upenn.edu