Look up work afn veg shteyt a boym, shteyt er eyngeboygn, ale feygl funem boym zaynen…
Title: Oyfn Veg Shteyt A Boym -- אױפֿן װעג שטײט אַ בױם
Also known as: Al Haderekh Ets Omeyd
Also known as: Afn Veg Shteyt A Boym
Author: Manger, Itzik -- מאַנגער, איציק
Genre: Literary Origin/Folk
Subject: Child/Mother/Burdens/Birds/Tree/Imagination/Mother Love
Song Comment: P. Laskovski sometimes credited as composer./ From "Volkns Ibern Dakh"
Origin: ML MTAG 164/Manger 369/Manger Illust/Alb L-023(a)/Alb F-024(e)/GYF 66/
Transliteration: GYF 67/ML MTAG 164/ L-022(a)/Alb A-044(a)/Alb F-018(a)/CD L-054(a)/CD O-016(a)
Translation: Leftwich GP 547/GYF 67/Alb L-004(a)/Alb L-023(a)/Manger Wolf 102/Sh Sh 414
Music: ML MTAG 164/
Additional song notes: By The Wayside Stands A Tree
See also illustration in Manger Illust
See transliteration and translation in Ephemera 1552
Shmuel Fisher credited as compposer in the lyrics provided by Klezmania
Related information in folder 111:
- Comments: 1. Essay titled "The Destiny of a Poem" by Itzik Manger, translated from the Yiddish by Joseph Leftwich and published in Volume 2 of "The Way We Think" describing Manger's visit to Waraw in April 1948 including an incident dealing with his poem "Oyfn Veg Shteyt A Boym."
See folder 3 (Manger, Itzik)
2. Transliteration and singable Yiddish translation by Edith Finell.
3. Article in the English Forward of January 29, 2010 by Philologos exploring the relationship of Manger's "Oyfn Veg Shteyt A Boym" and the folk song "Groyser Got, Groyser Got, Lomir Davenen Minkhe, Az Yidn Veln Forn Keyn Eretz Yisroel, Vet Zayn Susn V"Simkhe".
4 3/2/2014 Program for performances of the The Megile of Itzik Manger for March 2-16, 2014 at the Center for the Performing Arts published by the Folksbiene.
Related information in folder 996:
On album: L-054(a) (My Treasure/ Mayn Oytser/ Sherm Labovitz Sings Gems Of Yiddish Art &Folk Songs -- מײַן אוצר)
- Comments: 1. Article in English Forward of January 29, 2010 by Philologos titled "A Tree Grows in Zion" dealing with Manger's Song with the Zionist pioneer song and coming to the conclusion that Laskowsky could not have written the melody to the Manger song
Track ID: 28441
Vocal Labovitz, Sherman
Piano Botwinik, Sender (Alexander) באָטװיניק, סענדער, (אַלעקסאַנדער)
Violin Weinberger, Marvin
Arranger Botwinik, Sender (Alexander) באָטװיניק, סענדער, (אַלעקסאַנדער)
First line: Afn veg shteyt a boym, shteyt er eyngeboygn, ale feygl funem boym zaynen…
First line (Yiddish):אױפֿן װעג שטײט אַ בױם, שטײט ער אײַנגעבױגן, אַלע פֿײגל פֿונעם...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)