Oyfn Veg (en chemin)

Popular Yiddish songs

An album featuring 13 popular Yiddish songs, harmonized and conducted by Jean Golgevit


Sound samples below

The lyrics of the songs which feature in this CD — translated by Batia Baum — are all present in the eponymous compilation of musical scores which comprises 38 Yiddish songs, Oyfn Veg, harmonized for choir from 2 to 6 voices by Jean Golgevit and published by the Maison de la Culture Yiddish in Paris. The user can thus, without knowing Yiddish, understand the song and perform it in its original language.
This audio support, by suggesting a possible execution of the melodies and of the choral singing, allows to appropriate this repertoire and type of music, of which in which now grows far beyond Jewish circles.

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  • Tumba - populaire (Extrait)

  • Oyfn veg shteyt a boym (Extrait)

  • Nor a mame - populaire - David Einhorn (Extrait)

  • Du, du - Aliza Greeblatt (Extrait)

  • Oyfn pripetshik - Mark M. Warshawski (Extrait)

  • Undzer shtetl brent - Mordekaï Gebirtig (Extrait)

  • Ze dos kleydl tateshi - Henekh Kohn - Itzik Manger (Extrait)

  • Zol zayn - Yosef Papernikov (Extrait)

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