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Corporate Author New Budapest Orpheum Society (Musical group) Performer.

Title Dancing on the edge of a volcano [sound recording] : Jewish cabaret, popular & political songs 1900-1945.

Imprint Chicago : Cedille Records, p2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    D COLL DEV C65CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 011723 011740
Note Songs for high or medium voice with various instrumental acc.
Compact discs.
Program notes in English by Philip V. Bohlman, and German, German dialect, Hebrew, and Yiddish texts with English translations (78 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and discography.
Contents Part I. From the periphery to the Habsburg Metropole. Wiener Fiakerleid ; --Nach Grosswardein ; Der jüdische Landsturm ; Der Leb, der Hersch und der Kohn ; Die koschere Mischpoche! ; Jüdisches Fiaker Lied ; Cohen owes me ninety-seven dollars -- Part II. The crisis of tradition and modernity. Liebeslied an ein Proletariermädchen ; Couplet des Schmafu ; Eine kleine Sehnsucht ; Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuss auf Liebe eingestellt ; Gigerlette ; Mahnung -- Part III. Response and resistance : political songs. Haman-Arie ; Ballade von der "Judenhure" Marie Sanders ; Der Graben ; Solidaritätslied ; An den kleinen Radioapparat ; Und es sind die finstren Zeiten -- Part IV. Zionist and pioneer songs. Havu l'venim ; Hine achal'la bachalili ; Gam hayom ; Holem tza'adi ; Ra'inu amalenu ; Ba'a m'nucha ; Banu.
Performer New Budapest Orpheum Society: Stewart Figa, baritone ; Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano ; Deborah Bard, soprano ; Ilya Levinson, piano ; Peter Blagoev, violin ; Stewart Miller, string bass ; Hank Tausend, percussion ; Elizabeth Ko, flute ; Jon Steinhagen, American lyrics ; Philip V. Bohlman, artistic director ; Ilya Levinson, music director and arranger.
Event Recorded Mar. 13-16, 2002 at WFMT (Radio Station), Chicago.
Language CD 1: all songs sung in original languages (German, German dialect, Yiddish, Hebrew, English); CD 2: Hebrew and English songs sung in original languages; songs originally sung in German, German dialect, and Yiddish sung in English.
Subject Jews -- Music.
Popular music.
Political ballads and songs.
Songs, German.
Songs, Hebrew.
Songs, Yiddish.
Added Author Bohlman, Philip Vilas.
Levinson, Ilya. Conductor.
Added Title Jewish cabaret, popular & political songs 1900-1945
Jewish cabaret, popular and political songs 1900-1945
Standard No. 735131906524
Music No. CDR 90000 065 Cedille Records

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