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Title As dreams fall apart [sound recording] : the golden age of Jewish stage and film music, 1925-1955.

Publication Info. Chicago, IL : Cedille, [2014]


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Description 2 audio discs (96 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 013600
Description performed music rdacontent
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audio disc rdacarrier
digital stereo rda
audio file CD audio rda
Note Compact discs.
Language Sung in German, Yiddish, English, and Viennese dialect.
Performer New Budapest Orpheum Society (Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano ; Philip Bohlman, artistic director, narrator ; Stewart Figa, baritone ; Danny Howard, percussion ; Iordanka Kissiova, violin ; Mark Sonksen, bass ; Don Stille, accordion ; Ilya Levinson, music director, arranger, piano).
Credits Jim Ginsburg, producer.
Event Recorded 2014 March 10, 11, 13, 14 Fay and Daniel Levin Performance Studio, WFMT Chicago.
Note Program notes by Philip V. Bohlman and notes on the performers in English, and texts in German, Viennese dialect, Yiddish, and English with English translations (39 pages : illustrations) laid in container.
Contents Disc 1. On the shores of Utopia. Die koschere mischpoche! = The kosher family / Viennese broadside (2:24) ; Maz'l = Good fortune / Abraham Ellstein, Molly Picon (2:45) ; Dos pintele yid = The quintessential Jew / Arnold Perlmutter, Herman Wohl, Louis Gilrod (2:29) -- Dreams from yesterday and tomorrow. From Die Herzogin von Chicago = The duchess of Chicago : 1928. Wir Ladies aus Amerika = We ladies from America / Emmerich Kálmán ; libretto by Julius Brammer and Alfred Grünwald (3:02) ; from The constant nymph : 1943. Tomorrow / Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Margaret Kennedy (4:20) ; from Die Blume von Hawai'i : 1931. Kann nicht küssen ohne Liebe = Without love there are no kisses / Paul Abraham, Alfred Grünwald, Fritz Löhner-Beda (3:22) -- Dreamworlds. Die Novaks aus Prag = The Novaks from Prague / Hermann Leopoldi, Kurt Robitschek (3:56) ; Composers' revolution in heaven / Hermann Leopoldi, Robert Gilbert (4:44) ; Money macht froh! = Money makes you happy! / Hermann Leopoldi, Theodor Waldau (3:59) -- Between Traum and trauma. Theresienstadt potpourri : Aus der Familie der Sträusse = From the Strauss family / Leo Strauss, piano concept by Ilya Levinson (5:55) ; from Solo-cantata. Immer inmitten... = Forever on the way... (2:34) ; Vor der Ewigkeit = Before eternity (4:21) / Viktor Ullmann ; poems by Hans Günter Adler --
Disc 2. Rauschtraum. Café Brasil = Café Brazil / Hermann Leopoldi, Peter Herz, Erwin Spahn ; English lyrics by Stewart Figa (2:54) ; I bin a stiller Zecher = I'm a quiet boozer / Hermann Leopoldi, Salpeter (4:15) ; Wenn der Ungar lustig ist...! = If the Hungarian is happy...! / Hermann Leopoldi, Salpeter (Karl Pollach), Berndt-Hofer (4:56) -- Viennese Träumerei. In einem kleinen Café in Hernals = In a little café in Hernals (3:06) ; Wo der Teufel gute Nacht sagt = Where the devil says good night (3:49) / Hermann Leopoldi, Peter Herz -- Dreams of stardom. A brivele der mam'n = A letter from Mother / Solomon Shmulowitz (2:39) ; from Bar mitzvah : 1935. Erlekh zayn = Be virtuous / Boris Thomashefsky, Philip Laskowsy (3:11) -- Hollywood elegy. Five elegies from the Hollywooder Liederbuch = Hollywood songbook : 1942-43. Unter den grünen Pfefferbäumen = Under the green pepper trees ; Die Stadt ist nach den Engeln genannt = The city is named after the angels ; Jeden Morgen, mein Brot zu verdienen = In order to earn my daily bread each morning ; Diese Stadt hat mich belehrt = This city taught me. In den Hügeln wird Gold gefunden = Gold is found in the hills / Hanns Eisler, Bertolt Brecht (5:39) ; from the Hollywood songbook. L'automne californien = Autumn in California / Hanns Eisler, Berthold Viertel (2:42) -- Future dreams. Friling = Springtime / Avrom Brudno, Shmerke Kaczerginski (3:45) ; from the film, Mamele : 1938. Ikh zing = I sing / Abraham Ellstein, Molly Picon (3:25) -- From the ruins of dystopia. From Billy Wilder's A foreign affair : 1948. Black market (4:13) ; Illusions (3:37) ; The ruins of Berlin (2:34) / Friedrich Holländer.
Subject Jews -- Music.
Musicals -- Excerpts.
Popular music.
Motion picture music -- Excerpts.
Songs with piano.
Added Author Levinson, Ilya, arranger of music, conductor, instrumentalist.
Ellstein, Abraham, 1907-1963. Songs. Selections.
Perlmutter, Arnold, 1859- Pintele Yid.
Kálmán, Emmerich, 1882-1953. Herzogin von Chicago. Wir Ladies aus Amerika.
Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. Constant nymph. Tomorrow.
Abraham, Paul, 1892-1960. Blume von Hawaii. Kann nicht küssen ohne Liebe.
Leopoldi, Hermann, 1888-1959. Songs. Selections.
Strauss, Leo.
Ullmann, Viktor. Immer inmitten.
Small, Solomon, 1868-1943. Briele der mamen.
Thomashefsky, Bores, 1866-1939.
Eisler, Hanns, 1898-1962. Songs. Selections.
Brudno, Avrom, -1943. Friling.
Hollaender, Friedrich. Foreign affair. Selections.
New Budapest Orpheum Society (Musical group), performer.
Added Title Golden age of Jewish stage and film music
ISBN 9786315703690 : CD 16.99
6315703690 : CD 16.99
Standard No. 735131915120
Music No. CDR 90000 151 Cedille
CDR 151 Cedille
151 Cedille

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