This entry is part of an online exhibit entitled: "Abraham Goldfaden: A Centennial Tribute," prepared by Eva Heinstein with help from the JMRC staff. To view the exhibit in its entirety click on the link above.
An eccletic collection of Hebrew, Yiddish, secular, liturgical, Klezmer, Swing music, and more. The album includes the following tracks:
1. Hatikvah - Israeli Concert Band 2. My Yiddishe Momme - Sophie Tucker 3. The Cantor - Al Jolson 4. Hello Mama - George Jessel 5. Roumania, Roumania - Aaron Lebedeff 6. My Song Goes 'Round The World - Jisef Schmidt 7. Hebrew Melody - Jascha Heifetz 8. Kaddish - Yehudi Menuhin
An attempt to demonstrate the deep layers of "JM" embedded in the popular American song by analyzing a plethora of examples showing the presence of innuendos, motives, paraphrases or flat quotations of music deriving from "authentic" Jewish repertoires (mostly liturgucal).