Look up artist Strauss, Melvin, Pianist


Name: Strauss, Melvin, Pianist

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Title: S'vet Zikh Fun Tsvaygl Tsblien A Blum -- ס'װעט זיך פֿון צװײַגל צבליען אַ בלום
Also known as: Es Vet Zikh Fun Tsvaygl Tsblien A Blum
Author: Broydo, Kasriel -- ברױדאָ, כּתריאל
Composer: Trupianski, Yankl -- טרופּיאַנסקי, יאַנקל (
Genre: Holocaust/Lament
Subject: Spring/Hope
Origin: ML WAH 40/Alb J-034(a)
Transliteration: Alb G-005(b)/Alb K-059(c)/ML WAH 40/Alb J-034(a)
Translation: ML WAH 40/Alb K-059(c)?Alb G-005(b)/Alb J-034(a)
Music: ML WAH 40
Additional song notes: From revue in Vilna Ghetto "Korn Yorn Un Vayte Teg".
On album: L-004(e) (Our Town is Burning Cries From The Holocaust Leon Lishner)
Track ID: 22923
Author Broydo, Kasriel -- ברױדאָ, כּתריאל
Composer Trupianski, Yankl -- טרופּיאַנסקי, יאַנקל (
Vocal Lishner, Leon
Artist Strauss, Melvin, Pianist
Vocal Osipov, Claire Klein
First line: Vi shver s'iz tsu gloybn, farbay aza vinter,
First line:װי שװער ס'איז צו גלױבן, פֿאַרבײַ אַזאַ װינטער,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Recorded under "Es Vet Zikh Fun Tsvaygl Tsblien A Boym"

Title: Es Brent -- עס ברענט
Also known as: Undzer Shtetl Brent
Also known as: Haayara Boeret
Also known as: Our Little Village Is Aflame
Author: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Composer: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Genre: Holocaust/
Subject: Catastrophe/Destruction/Pogrom/Resistance/Alarm/Warning
Origin: Ephemera 1203/Kaczer 330/ML WAH 12/Alb B-003(a)/Alb D-004(g)/Alb F-24(e)/
Transliteration: CD L-054(a)/ML WAH 12/Alb Z-010(g)/Mlot-Gott 12/Alb M-029(a)/Vinkov 4 62
Translation: Ephemera 1204/Alb M-029(a)/ML WAH 12/Alb R-033(a)/Alb Z-010(g)/Alb D-004(g)
Music: Kaczer 424/ML WAH 12/Vinkov 4 62
Additional song notes: It's Burning Written in 1938 following progrom in Przytk. Hebrew Adaptation with Album Notes V-001(b) and Ephemera 1203
On album: L-004(e) (Our Town is Burning Cries From The Holocaust Leon Lishner)
Track ID: 22898
Vocal Lishner, Leon
Artist Strauss, Melvin, Pianist
First line: S'brent! Briderlekh, s'brent! Oy, undzer orem shtetl...
First line (Yiddish):ס'ברענט! ברידערלכעך, ס'ברענט! אױ, אונדזער אָרעם שטעטל נעבעך...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: Gehat Hob Ikh A Heym (Gorovets) -- געהאַט האָב איך אַ הײם (גאָראָװעטס)
Author: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Composer: Gorovets, Emil (Rakhmil) Iakovlevich -- גאָראָװעץ, עמיל
Genre: Holocaust/Lament
Subject: Poverty/Peace/Destruction/Malice/Loss
Origin: Vinkov 4 127/Gebir MLZ 127/Gebir ML 109/ Gebir Lemm 245
Transliteration: Vinkov 4 127/Alb L-025(a)/CD K-059(b)/Gebir Lemm 245/Alb O-016(b)
Translation: Vinkov 4 127/Gebir SIMC 139/CD K-059(b)/Alb O-016(b)
Music: Vinkov 4 127/Gebir Lemm 244/ Alb L-025(a)
Additional song notes: Once I Used To Have A Home
On album: L-004(e) (Our Town is Burning Cries From The Holocaust Leon Lishner)
Track ID: 22899
Vocal Lishner, Leon
Artist Strauss, Melvin, Pianist
First line: Gehat hob Ikh a heym, a varem shtikl roym, a bisl virtshaft,
First line (Yiddish):געהאַט האָב איך אַ הײם, אַ װאָרעם רױם, אַ ביסל װירטשאַפֿט, װי בײַ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: Shtil Di Nakht Iz Oysgeshterent -- שטיל, די נאַכט איז אױסגעשטערנט
Also known as: The Night Is Still
Also known as: Mizmor Shir Lepartizanit
Also known as: The Jewish Partisan Girl
Author: Glik, Hirsh -- גליק, הירש (1922-1944)
Genre: Holocaust/Resistance/Love/Historical
Subject: Resistance/Partisan/Combat/Love/Night/Stars/Frost/Pistol
Origin: Kaczer 348/Alb V-001(a)/Alb Z-012(a)/Alb V-001(b)/Vinkov 4 142/Ephemera 1203
Transliteration: ML WAH 86/Alb A-036(a)/Alb B-007(o)/Alb W-001(a)/Vinkov 4 142/Kaczer 428
Translation: Kalisch 70/Alb F-035(a)/Alb V-001(d)/B-007(o)/Vinkov 4 142/Schwatz 4/Ephemera
Music: Rub Treas 181/Z-012(a)/Vinkov 4 142/Kaczer 428/Schwartz 5
Additional song notes: Quiet, The Night Is Starry Hebrew Text in album notes for V-001(b) and Ephemera 1203
On album: L-004(e) (Our Town is Burning Cries From The Holocaust Leon Lishner)
Track ID: 22925
Vocal Lishner, Leon
Piano Strauss, Melvin, Pianist
First line: Shtil, di nakht iz oysgeshternt. Un der frost - er hot...
First line (Yiddish):שטיל, די נאַכט איז אױסגעשטערנט, און דער פֿראָסט- ער האָט געברענט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: Zog Nit Keyn Mol -- זאָג ניט קײן מאָל
Also known as: Shir Hapartizanim
Also known as: Partisaner Lid
Also known as: Partisan Song
Also known as: Al Na Tomar
Also known as: Never Say
Author: Glik, Hirsh -- גליק, הירש (1922-1944)
Composer: Pokras, Dan -- פּאָקראַס, דאַן
Composer: Pokras, Dimitri -- פּאָקראַס, דימעטרי
Genre: World War II/Holocaust/Resistance
Subject: Survival/Resistance/Hope
Origin: Ephemera 1203/ Kaczer 3/ML WAH 94/Alb M-029(a)/Alb V-001(a)/Vinkov 4 65
Transliteration: ML WAH 94/Alb G-010(g)/Alb S-083(a)/Alb F-018(b)/Alb G-005(b)/Vinkov 4 65
Translation: Ephemera 1204/Alb G-006(b)/ML WAH 94/Alb S-083(a)/Alb D-004(g)/Vonkov IV 65
Music: ML WAH 94/Alb Z-012(a)/Rubin Voi 85/Vinkov 4 65/Kaczer 361
Additional song notes: Never Say Hebrew Adaptation with Album Notes V-001(b) and Ephemera 1203
On album: L-004(e) (Our Town is Burning Cries From The Holocaust Leon Lishner)
Track ID: 22926
Vocal Lishner, Leon
Pianist Strauss, Melvin, Pianist
Artist Weiner, Lazar -- װײַנער, לאַזאַר
First line: Zog nit keyn mol az du geyst dem letstn veg. Khotch himlen..
First line (Yiddish):זאָג ניט קײן מאָל אַז דו גײסט דעם לעצטן װעג. כאָטש הימלען...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: Unter Di Poylishe Grininke Beymelekh -- אונטער די פּױלישע גרינינקע בײמעלעך
Author: Papernikov, Yosef -- פּאַפּערניקאָװ, יוסף
Composer: Alter, Khazn Israel -- אַלטער, חזן ישׂראל
Genre: Literary Origin/Holocaust
Subject: Poland/Chilren/Absence
Origin: Vinkov 4 75/ML WAH 69/Alb B-003(a)/Alb D-004(g)
Transliteration: Vinkov 4 75/ML WAH 68/Alb G-005(b)/Alb Z-010(g)/Alb F-032(c)
Translation: Vinkov 4 75/ML WAH 68/Alb T-015(a)/Alb B-003(a)/Alb Z 010(g)/Alb D-004(g)/
Music: Vinkov 4 75/MG WAH 68
Additional song notes: Under The Polish Green Trees

Related information in folder 800:On album: L-004(e) (Our Town is Burning Cries From The Holocaust Leon Lishner)
Track ID: 22905
Vocal Lishner, Leon
Piano Strauss, Melvin, Pianist
First line: Unter di poylishe grininke beymelekh, shpiln zikh mer nit...
First line (Yiddish):אונטער די פּױלישע גרינינקע בײמעלעך, שפּילן זיך מער ניט קײן...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: A Yidish Kind -- אַ ייִדיש קינד
Also known as: Dos Farvoglte Kind
Also known as: Yalda Yehudi
Also known as: Yeled Yehudi
Also known as: A Jewish Child
Composer: Kheytin-Weinstein Khana -- חײטין, חנה
Genre: Holocaust
Subject: Mother/Child/Strangers
Origin: Ephemera 1203/Vinkov 4 103/ML WAH 72/Alb V-001(a)
Transliteration: Vinkov 4 103/ML WAH 72
Translation: Ephemera 1204Vinkov 4 103/ML WAH 73
Music: Vinkov 4 103/ML WAH 73
Additional song notes: A Jewish Child Hebrew Adaptation with Album Notes V-001(b) and Ephemera 1203
On album: L-004(e) (Our Town is Burning Cries From The Holocaust Leon Lishner)
Track ID: 22906
Author Kheytin-Weinstein Khana -- חײטין, חנה
Vocal Lishner, Leon
Artist Strauss, Melvin, Pianist
Vocal Osipov, Claire Klein
First line: In a Litvish derfl vayt, In a shtibl in a zayt. Durkh a...
First line (Yiddish):אין א ליטװיש דערפֿל װײַט, אין אַ שטיבל אין אַ זײַט. דורך אַ...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: Ani Ma'amin -- אני מאמין
Author: Maimomides
Genre: Religious
Subject: Faith/Credo/Belief/Meshiakh
Origin: Alb V-001(c)/ML WAH 76/Alb B-003(a)/Alb M-038(a)/Alb M-041(a)/Ephemera 1203
Transliteration: ML WAH 76/Alb R-001(b)/Alb Z-010(g)/Alb A-034(a)/Alb G-005(b)/Alb O-009(a)
Translation: ML WAH 76/Alb L-021(b)/Alb R-001(b)/Alb B-003(a)/Alb Z-010(g)/Alb M-041(a)/
Music: MG WAH 76
Additional song notes: 12th Principle of faith formulated by Maimonides 12th Century/ See also for transliteration Albs S-092(a)/Alb S-002(e). For addl translations see Albs A34(a)/G-005(b)/ O-009(a)/T-015(a)/C-023(h)/A-018(a)/S-002(e) See also song titled "Yidn Zingn Ani Ma'amin" Hebrew text with Album Notes and Ephemera 1203 English Adaptation with Album Notes and Ephemera 1204
On album: L-004(e) (Our Town is Burning Cries From The Holocaust Leon Lishner)
Track ID: 22907
Artist Seattle Peace Theatre Singers
Artist Strauss, Melvin, Pianist
First line: Ani ma'amin, ani ma'amin, be'emuno shleymo bevias hamoshiakh
First line (Hebrew):אני מאמין, אני מאמין, בּאמונה שלמה בּביאת המשיח.
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Hebrew

Title: Yidn Zingen Ani Mamin (Weiner) -- ייִדן זינגען אַני מאַמין (ווינער)
Author: Leivick, Halper -- לײװיק, האַלפּער
Composer: Weiner, Lazar -- װײַנער, לאַזאַר
Genre: Literary Origin/Holocaust
Subject: Faith
Origin: CD B-012(t)/Levin L 43/WLZ 14SGS 52/Levin L WM 75/A-054(a)
Transliteration: CD B-012(t)/Levin L 43/WLZ SGS 2/Levin L WM 75/A-054(a)
Translation: WLZ 14SGS 52/Levin L WM 75/A-054(a)
Music: Levin L 43
On album: L-004(e) (Our Town is Burning Cries From The Holocaust Leon Lishner)
Track ID: 22908
Author Leivick, Halper -- לײװיק, האַלפּער
Composer Weiner, Lazar -- װײַנער, לאַזאַר
Vocal Lishner, Leon
Pianist Strauss, Melvin, Pianist
Vocal Seattle Peace Theatre Singers
First line: Yidn zingen in di bunkers: ani mamin bivias hamoshiakh...
First line:ייִדן זינגען אין די בונקערס: אַני מאַמין בּביאַת המשיח, אַף על פּי,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: Dremlen Feygl Oyf Di Tsvaygn (Yampolsky) -- דרעמלען פֿױגל אױף די צװײַגן (יאַמפּאָלסקי)
Also known as: S'dremlen Feygl Oyf Di Tsvaygn
Author: Rudnitski, Leah -- רודניצקי, לאה
Author: Rudnitski, Leah -- רודניצקי, לאה
Composer: Yampolsky, Leyb -- יאַמפּאָלסקי, לײב
Composer: Yampolsky, Leyb -- יאַמפּאָלסקי, לײב
Genre: Viglid/Lullaby/Holcaust/Lament
Subject: Birds/Tree/Branches/Sleep/Child/Parents
Origin: Kaczer 87/Alb D-004(g)/Alb C-015(a)/Alb V-001(a)/Alb M-029(a)/
Transliteration: Alb K-014(a)/Alb M-029(a)/Alb R-007(c)/Alb Z-010(g)/Alb C-015(a)/Alb J-034(a)
Translation: Alb C-015(a)/Alb K-014(a)/Alb D-004(g)/Alb F-032(c)/Alb G-006(b)/Alb J-034(a)
Music: ML WAH 57/Ephemera 632/Green
Additional song notes: Same melody as "S'iz Keyn Broyt In Shtub Nishto." Birds Drowse On The Branches See pamphlet in Book Index (short title "Green") Franklin Call # 1621 G 733 F7 1994 for Yiddish text, translation and transliteration. The pamphlet is boxed in a folio sized folder.
On album: L-004(e) (Our Town is Burning Cries From The Holocaust Leon Lishner)
Track ID: 22918
Vocal Lishner, Leon
Artist Strauss, Melvin, Pianist
First line: Dremlen feygl oyf di tsvaygn, shlof, mayn tayer kind,
First line:דרעמלען פֿױגל אױף די צװײַגן, שלאָף מײַן טײַער קינד,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Same melody as "S'iz Keyn Broyt In Shtub Nishto."

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