Yiddish song research

from Abi Wood’s site, Yiddish song: an A-Z of research

Adler, I. (1995a) The study of Jewish music: a bibliographical guide. (Yuval Monograph Series, 10). Jerusalem: Magnes Press.

Adler, I. (1995b) «À la recherche de chants perdus»: La redécouverte des collections du ‘Cabinet’ de musique juive de Moisei J. Beregovski’. In Ndroje balendro: Musiques, terraines et disciplines, ed. Dehoux, U. et al. Paris: Peters. (French)

Baron, A. (1987) ‘”The moon shines bright on Charlie Chaplin…”: Yiddish folksong, past and future’ (Interview with Derek Reid).The Jewish Quarterly 34:2, 14-15.

Beregovski, M., trans. and ed. Slobin, M. (1982) Old Jewish Folk Music: The Collections and Writings of Moshe Beregovski.Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Bohlman, P. V. (1987) ‘Folk Music in the Urban German-Jewish Community 1890-1939’. Musica Judaica 9:1, 22-34.

Bohlman, P. V. (1993) ‘Musical life in the central European Jewish village’. Studies in Contemporary Jewry 9, 17-39.

Braun, J. (1987) ‘The Unpublished Volumes of Moshe Beregovski’s Jewish Musical Folklore’. Israel Studies in Musicology 4, 125-144.

Bromberg, R. (1995) The Yiddish Lullaby: its Musical-Literary Qualities and its Social Function. M.A. thesis, Tel Aviv: Bar-Ilan University. (Hebrew, summary in English)

Broughton, S., Ellingham, M. and Trillo, R. (eds.) (1999) World Music: the Rough Guide: Europe, Africa & the Middle East.London: Rough Guides.

Cahan, Y. L., ed. Weinreich, M. (1957) Yidishe folkslider mit melodien. New York: YIVO. (Yiddish, with introductory material in English)

Dworkin, Y. (1960) ‘Social background of East European Yiddish Folk Love Songs’ in Patai, R. et al. (eds) Studies in Biblical and Jewish Folklore. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Flam, G. (1992) Singing for Survival: Songs of the Lodz Ghetto, 1940-5. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Flam, G. (1997) ‘Singing Yiddish Songs in Israel’. Musical Performance, 1:3, 1-7.

Gerson-Kiwi, E. (1958) ‘Musicology in Israel’. Acta Musicologica 30, 17-26.

Gerson-Kiwi, E. and Shiloah, A. (1981) ‘Musicology in Israel, 1960-1980’. Acta Musicologica 53, 200-16.

Gerson-Kiwi, E. (1994) ‘Oral Traditions of Music: In Search of Their Authenticity’. In Leichtman, E. C. (ed.) To the Four Corners: A Festschrift in Honor of Rose Brandel. Michigan: Harmonie Park Press.

Ginzburg, S. M. and Marek, P. S., ed. May, D. (1991) Yiddish Folksongs in Russia: Photo Reproduction of the 1901 St Petersburg Edition. Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press. (Russian and Yiddish)

Goldin, M., trans. Rothstein, R. A. (1983/1989) ‘On Musical Connections between Jews and the Neighboring Peoples of Eastern and Western Europe’. Program in Soviet and East European Studies Occasional Papers Series (International Area Studies Programs) 18. Amherst: University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Harbater, L. (1983) Yiddish Art Song: A comparitive study and analysis of selected works of three composers representing Russia, America and Israel. Ed.D. thesis: Columbia University Teachers’ College.

Heskes, I. (1984) ‘Music as Social History: American Yiddish Theater Music, 1882-1920’. American Music 2:4, 73-87.

Hasan-Rokem, G. and Yassif, E. (1989) ‘The study of Jewish Folklore in Israel’. Jewish Folklore and Ethnology Review 11:1-2, 2-11.

Heskes, I. (1992) Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950: A catalog based on the Lawrence Marwich roster of copyright entries. Washington D. C.: Library of Congress.

Heskes, I. (1995) Passport to Jewish Music: Its History, Traditions and Culture. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood.

Horowitz, L. P. (1978) Yiddish choral music. M.Mus dissertation: California State University, Fullerton.

Idelsohn, A. Z. (1929/1992) Jewish Music in its Historical Development. (1992 republication) New York: Dover.

Idelsohn, A. Z. (1932a/1973) Thesaurus of Hebrew Oriental Melodies. 10 vols. Originally published by Leipzig: Friedrick Hofmeister; reprinted 1973 in 4 vols. by Ktav Publishing House.

Idelsohn, A. Z. (1932b) ‘Musical Characteristics of the East-European Jewish Folk-Song’. Musical Quarterly 18, 634-64.

Jaldati, L. and Rebling, E. (1966) Es brennt, Brüder, es brennt:Jiddische Lieder. Berlin: Rütten & Loening. (German and Yiddish)

Janda, E. and Sprecher, M. M. (1962) Lieder aus dem Ghetto: Fünfzig Lieder jiddish und deutsch mit Noten. Munich: EhrenwirthVerlag. (German and Yiddish)

Kahan-Newman, Z. (1999) ‘Women’s badkhones: the Satmar poem sung to a bride’. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 138, p. 81-99.

Kalisch, S. (1985) Yes, We Sang!: Songs of the Ghettos and Concentration Camps. New York: Harper and Row.

Kiel, M.W. (1991) A twice lost legacy: Ideology, culture and the pursuit of Jewish folklore in Russia until Stalinization (1930-1931). Ph.D. dissertation: Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

Kipnis, M. (n.d.) 140 folks-lieder. Warsaw: Zitlin. (Yiddish)

Koskoff, E. (1978) ‘Some aspects of musical acculturation among Lubavitcher Hasidim’. Working Papers in Yiddish and East European Jewish Studies (New York: YIVO) 32.

Kremer, I. (1930) Album of Jewish folk-songs. London: Chappell & Co. Lefkowitch, H. (1917) Yidishe un hebreishe lieder. New York: Alpha Press. (Yiddish)

Lefkowitch, H. (1935) Jewish Folk Songs: Folk & Modern. New York: Metro Music Co.

Leichter, S. (2000) Anthology of Yiddish Folksongs, vol. 5: Mordechai Gebirtig. [see Vinkovetsky et al. for previous 4 vols.] Jerusalem: Magnes Press.

Lichtenberg, L. (1993) Identity and History: Constitutive factors in the Yiddish repertoire of Chana Erlich. M.A. dissertation: York University, Ontario.

Metzger, E. (1984) ‘The lullaby in Yiddish folk song’. Jewish Social Studies 3-4, 253-262.

Mlotek, E. G. (1954) ‘America in East European Yiddish Folksong’. In Weinreich, U. (ed.) The Field of Yiddish. New York: Linguistic Circle of New York.

Mlotek, E. G. (1964a) List of 55 Recommended Yiddish Records.New York: Workmen’s Circle.

Mlotek, E. G. (1964b) ‘International Motifs in the Yiddish Ballad’. In Dawidowicz, L. et al. (eds) For Max Weinereich on his Seventieth Birthday: Studies in Jewish Languages, Literature, and Society. The Hague: Mouton & Co.

Mlotek, E. G. (1965) ‘Traces of Ballad Motifs in Yiddish Folk Song’. In Weinreich, U. (ed) The Field of Yiddish: Second Collection. The Hague: Mouton & Co.

Mlotek, E. G. (1972/2000) Mir trogn a gezang: Favorite Yiddish songs. (Fourth edition). New York: Workmen’s Circle.

Mlotek, E. G. (1978) ‘Soviet-Yiddish Folklore Scholarship’. Musica Judaica 2:1, 73-90.

Mlotek, E. G. and Mlotek, J. (1988) Pearls of Yiddish song. New York: Workmen’s Circle.

Mlotek, E. G. and Mlotek, J. (1995) Songs of Generations. New York: Workmen’s Circle.

Noy, D. and Noy, M. (eds) (1971) Folklore Research Center Studies volume 2. Jerusalem: Institute of Jewish Studies Folklore Research Center. (Hebrew and Yiddish; summary in English)

Pasternak, V. (ed.) (1998) The Mordechai Gebirtig Songbook.Owings Mills, MD: Tara Publications.

Pinchik, P. S. (1964) The Repertoire of Hazzan Pinchik (Volume Two). Cantors Assembly of America.

Prince, E. F. (1987) ‘Sarah Gorby, Yiddish folksinger: a case study of dialect shift’. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 67, 83-116.

Reid, D. (1994) ‘Six Yiddish Street Songs of East London’.Proceedings of the First International Conference on Jewish Music, City University, London, 102 – 114.

Ro’i, Yaacov (1991) ‘Nehama Lifshitz: Symbol of the Jewish National Awakening’. In Ro’i, Y. and Beker, A. (eds.) Jewish Culture and Identity in the Soviet Union (p. 168-188). New York: New York University Press.

Rothmüller, A. M., trans. Stevens, H. C. (1953) The Music of the Jews: An Historical Appreciation. London: Vallentine, Mitchell & Co. Ltd. (first published in 1951 as Die Musik Der Juden).

Rubin, R. (1948) ‘Yiddish Folksongs in New York City’. Edoth (Jerusalem) 1948, 21-34.

Rubin, R. (1952) ‘Nineteenth-century Yiddish Folksongs of Children in Eastern Europe’. Journal of American Folklore 65, no. 27, 227-253.

Rubin, R. (1953) ‘Nineteenth-century Yiddish Love Songs’. The Chicago Jewish Forum 12/2, 107-110.

Rubin, R. (1956) ‘Mark Warshawsky’s Songs Mirrored Jewish Life’. Sing Out! 6/1, 12-14.

Rubin, R. (1959a) ‘Nineteenth Century History in Yiddish Folksong’. New York Folklore Quarterly 15/3, 220-228.

Rubin, R. (1959b) ‘Sholem Aleichem and Yiddish Folksongs’. Sing Out! 9/3, 21-26.

Rubin, R. (1960) ‘Some aspects of comparitive Jewish folksong’. In Patai et al. (eds) Studies in Biblical and Jewish Folklore, 201-221. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Rubin, R. (1962) ‘Yoshke Fort Arek’. Sing Out! 12/1, 26-27.

Rubin, R. (1963a) ‘Songs of the Warsaw Ghetto’. Sing Out! 13/2, 20-25.

Rubin, R. (1963b) ‘Yiddish Folksongs of World War II: A Record of Suffering and Struggle’. Jewish Quarterly 11/2, 12-17.

Rubin, R. (1965) Jewish folk songs in Yiddish and English. New York: Oak Publications.

Rubin, R. (1977) ‘A comparitive approach to a Yiddish song of protest’. Studies in Ethnomusicology 2, 54-74.

Rubin, R. (1979) Voices of a people: The story of Yiddish folksong. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America.

Ruttner, F. (1992) ‘Die Jiddischen Lieder aus dem Wilnaer Ghetto’. In Freund, F., Ruttner, F. and Safrian, H. (eds) Ess firt kejn weg zurik…: Geschichte und Lieder des Ghettos von Wilna 1941-1943. Wien: Picus. (German)

Schack, S. P. and Cohen, E. S. (1924) Yiddish folk songs: 50 songs for voice and piano. New York: Bloch.

Sendrey, A. (1970) The music of the Jews in the Diaspora (up to 1800). New York: Thomas Yoselott.

Shmeruk, Kh. (1975) ‘Dray londoner yidishe gasnlider fun far der erster velt-milkhome’. In Noy, D. and Issachar, B. (eds.) Folklore Research Center Studies V: Studies in the cultural life of the Jews of England. Jerusalem: Magnes Press. (Yiddish)

Silber, L. (1986-7) ‘Ami Maayani and the Yiddish Artsong’. Musica Judaica, 8:1, 75-86 (Part I); 9:1, 47-64 (Part II).

Silber, L. (1997) ‘The Return of Yiddish Music in Israel’. Journal of Jewish Music and Liturgy 20: 11-22.

Silverman, J. (1983/1999) The Yiddish Song Book. Lantham, MD: Scarborough House.

Slobin, M. (1980) ‘The Evolution of a Musical Symbol in Yiddish Culture’. In Talmage, F. (ed) Studies in Jewish Folklore. Cambridge, MA: Association for Jewish Studies.

Slobin, M. (1982a) – See Beregovski, 1982.

Slobin, M. (1982b) ‘”Looking” at Yiddish song: Iconography of Jewish-American sheet music’. In Cohen, Judith (ed.) Proceedings of the World Congress on Jewish Music, Jerusalem, 1978, p. 186-194. Tel Aviv: Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature.

Slobin, M. (1983) ‘Studying the Yiddish Folksong’. Journal of Jewish Music and Liturgy 6, 7-11.

Slobin, M. (1986) ‘A Fresh Look at Beregovski’s Folk Music Research’.Ethnomusicology 30:2, 253-260.

Slobin, M. and Spottswood, R. K. (1985) ‘David Medoff: A case study in interethnic popular culture’. American Music 3:3, 261-76.

Slotnick, S. (1976) ‘The Contributions of the Soviet Yiddish Folklorists’. Working Papers in Yiddish and East European Jewish Studies (New York: YIVO) 20.

Snyder, R. (1984) ‘The Paterson Jewish Folk Chorus: Politics, Ethnicity and Musical Culture’. American Jewish History 74:1, 27-44.

Szulmajster-Celnikier, A. (1991) Le Yidich à travers la chanson populaire: Les éléments non germaniques du yidich. Louvain-la-neuve: Peeters. (French)

Turniansky, C. (1988) ‘Yiddish Song as Historical Source Material: Plague in the Judenstadt of Prague in 1713’. In Rapoport-Albert, A. and Zipperstein, S. J. (eds) Jewish History (p. 189-198). London: Peter Halban.

Turniansky, C. (1989) ‘Yiddish ‘historical’ songs as sources for the history of the Jews in pre-partition Poland’. Polin 4, 42-52.

Vinkovetzky, A., Kovner, A. and Leichter, S. (eds.) (1991) Anthology of Yiddish folksongs (4 vols). Jerusalem: Magnes Press.

Warembud, N. H. (1975) The New York Times Great Songs of the Yiddish Theater. New York: Quadrangle: The New York Times Book Co.

Wohlberg, M. (1978) ‘The music of the Synagogue as a source of the Yiddish folksong’. Musica Judaica 2:1, 21-49.