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City of the Future: Yiddish Songs from the Former Soviet Union


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Yale Strom, the multiply gifted American violinist, composer, filmmaker, writer, educator, photographer and playwright is among other things, considered a pioneer among klezmer revivalists with his comprehensive field research in Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans regions within the Jewish and Rom communities. “City of the Future” explores the Jewish songs composed by Shmuel Polonski in 1931, a golden time of great vitality Yiddish culture within the former Soviet Union. Recorded for the first time, these pre-WWII songs are a vital historic and creative portrait of a moment in time, strongly performed by Strom with his klezmer ensemble Hot Pstromi and a roster of guest singers including Michael Alpert of Brave Old World and Judy Bressler of the Klezmer Conservatory Crew among man others.
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Item number EUCD2617
Barcode 5019396261723
Release date 11/13/2015
Category World
Label ARC MUSIC
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 1
Performers
Ensemble Hot Pstromi
Disc: 1
Who Did It00:04:00
1 Who Did It 00:03:36 Alpert, Michael Hot Pstromi
Red Army00:03:00
2 Red Army 00:03:21 Moore, Duncan Bressler, Judy Kahn, Daniel
Young Forces Grow00:05:00
3 Young Forces Grow 00:05:23 Alpert, Michael Hot Pstromi Falk, Yankl
On the Slope00:03:00
4 On the Slope 00:03:10 Benedetti, Fred Bressler, Judy
Hirsh Lekert00:04:00
5 Hirsh Lekert 00:03:59 Schwartz, Elizabeth Alpert, Michael Hot Pstromi Bressler, Judy Russell, Anthony Mordechai Tzvi
Girls Sewing at the Machines00:04:00
6 Girls Sewing at the Machines 00:03:36 Schwartz, Elizabeth Hot Pstromi Bressler, Judy
A Stone on a Stone00:03:00
7 A Stone on a Stone 00:03:22 Schwartz, Elizabeth Hot Pstromi Falk, Yankl Lozinsky, Vira
Among the Highest00:03:00
8 Among the Highest 00:02:36 Schwartz, Elizabeth Schwartz, Elizabeth Pekarek, Jeff Pekarek, Jeff
City of the Future00:05:00
9 City of the Future 00:04:33 Hot Pstromi Kahn, Daniel Lozinsky, Vira Russell, Anthony Mordechai Tzvi
Village Pain00:03:00
10 Village Pain 00:02:38 Alpert, Michael Hot Pstromi Falk, Yankl Kahn, Daniel Russell, Anthony Mordechai Tzvi
My Youth00:04:00
11 My Youth 00:03:42 Hot Pstromi Russell, Anthony Mordechai Tzvi
The Young Guard00:05:00
12 The Young Guard 00:05:29 Alpert, Michael Hot Pstromi Falk, Yankl Lozinsky, Vira
This Will Be00:03:00
13 This Will Be 00:02:30 Hot Pstromi Falk, Yankl
The Song of the Collective Farmer00:02:00
14 The Song of the Collective Farmer 00:01:50 Hot Pstromi Lozinsky, Vira
Not to Worry00:07:00
15 Not to Worry 00:06:52 Hot Pstromi Falk, Yankl Russell, Anthony Mordechai Tzvi
A Well00:03:00
16 A Well 00:02:39 Schwartz, Elizabeth Alpert, Michael Hot Pstromi Bressler, Judy Falk, Yankl Kahn, Daniel Lozinsky, Vira Russell, Anthony Mordechai Tzvi
October00:06:00
17 October 00:06:21 Schwartz, Elizabeth Hot Pstromi Bressler, Judy Russell, Anthony Mordechai Tzvi
Luminous Detachments00:02:00
18 Luminous Detachments 00:01:46 Hot Pstromi Kahn, Daniel
Factory Song00:04:00
19 Factory Song 00:04:18 Schwartz, Elizabeth Bressler, Judy Lozinsky, Vira
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