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Oct162014

THEODORE BIKEL

  • Theodore Bikel Is One of the Most Important and Prolific Folk Singers of All Time and a True Living Legend

  • Of the 20-Some Albums He Recorded for the Elektra Label, the Three Albums of Yiddish Recordings Excerpted Here—Theodore Bikel Sings Jewish Folk Songs, More Jewish Folk Songs and Theodore Bikel Sings Yiddish Theatre & Folk Songs—Are His Most Sought-After, Prized by Collectors Around the World

  • Includes Liner Notes by Bikel and Elektra Founder Jac Holzman

  • Features Lyrics in Phonetic Yiddish with English Translations

  • Previously Available Only in a Hard-to-Find, Limited-Edition Version

  • A Timely Release for Hanukkah 

    ORDER NOW!

    The first 50 customers to buy the CD from us get an autographed booklet or traycard from Theodore himself. First-come, first-served, only one autographed copy per customers order allowed.


    THEODORE BIKEL: Theodore Bikel’s Treasury of Yiddish Folk & Theatre Songs. CD

    Theodore Bikel is one of the most important folk singers of the recording era, and during his legendary tenure at Elektra Records, he recorded a multitude of albums exploring virtually every nook and cranny of the ethnic folk music canon. But it is his three Yiddish recordings—1958’s Theodore Bikel Sings Jewish Folk Songs, 1959’s More Jewish Folk Songs and 1964’s Theodore Bikel Sings Yiddish Theatre & Folk Songs—that have remained the most sought after albums in his vast catalog, treasured by record collectors throughout the world. This collection—previously available in a hard-to-find limited edition version—consists of 26 freshly remastered songs from these three original albums, with notes by Theodore Bikel and producer Jac Holzman, the man who brought him to Elektra Records. And this Treasury is not just for those conversant in Yiddish—the booklet also includes the lyrics in phonetic Yiddish with English translations.  Important recordings by a true master and living legend. 

    Songs:

    1. A Chasene Tants

    2. Doina

    3. Beygelach

    4. Di Grine Kuzine

    5. A Pintale

    6. Machatonim

    7. Shabes Shabes

    8. Mayn Shtetele Belz

    9. Hulyet, Hulyet Kinderlach

    10. Lomir Alle Zingen

    11. A Zemer

    12. A Fidler

    13. Drei Techterlech

    14. Kinder Yorn

    15. Dona Dona

    16. Unter A Kleyn Beymele

    17. Drei Yingelech

    18. Az Der Rebbe Zingt

    19. Der Rebe Elimelech

    20. Di Younevdike Teyg

    21. Kum Aher Du Filozof

    22. Di Mezinke

    23. Margaritkelech

    24. Lomir Zich Iberbeten

    25. A Chazn Oyf Shabes

    26. Tumbalalayka

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