Click Here to Read: Jewface: “Yiddish” Dialect Songs of Tin Pan Alley at the Yivo Institute. On view in the Joan Constantiner Gallery, ground floor, November 2015 through Spring 2016.
Archive for the 'Music' Category
Click Here to Read: The Wrecking Crew: The “secret star-making machine” of 1960s pop music By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Website on November 14, 2015.
Click Here to Read: New Orleans songwriter, musician Allen Toussaint dead at 77 By Hiram Lee on nthe World Socialist Website on November 12, 2015.
Allen Toussaint performing in February 2007 [Photo by Carl Lender]
Click Here to Read and Listen To: ‘Ballad For Americans’ Sent ‘Message Of Unity’ In 1940 Presidential Race on the NPR Radio Website on November 5, 2015.
Click Here to Read: The First Ever Chinese-Yiddish Song by Talya Zax in The Jewish Daily Forward on October 22, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Laurie Anderson on New Work, HABEAS CORPUS: “I think meditators are the people who will understand this best” on the Garrison Institute website on September 21, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Víctor Jara on Wikipedia.
Click Here to Read: Biography of Victor Jara from the Encyclopedia of World Biography.
Click Here to View: Victor Jara: Te Recuerdo Amanda on YouTube.
Click Here To Listen To: Victor Jara Singing Cigarrito on YouTube.
Click Here to Read: Woman: The confessions of R&B singer Jill Scott By Hiram Lee on The World Socialist Web Site on September 9, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Pete Seeger – Union Maid @ The Rose Parade on YouTube.
Click Here to Read: Ironic Inversions: Rare Soviet Yiddish Songs of WWII by Hannah Pollin-Galay on the In Gevbeb Website on august 12, 2015.
Sheet music from a collection of Soviet Holocaust songs found in the Manuscript Department of the Ukrainian National Library.
Click Here to Read: Arlo Guthrie Looks Back on 50 Years of ‘Alice’s Restaurant’: Guthrie tells the real story behind his hilarious Thanksgiving Day classic – and how Bill Cosby inspired it By Patrick Doyle in Rolling Stone Magazine on November 26, 2014.
Click Here to Read and View: The Most Amazing Photograph in Jazz History on the UDiscover Website.
Click Here to Read: Amy, a documentary film about the British singer Amy Winehouse By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on August 12, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Review: Titus Andronicus Releases a Punk Opera by Ben Ratliff in The New York Times on July 29, 2015.
CreditBurak Cingi, via Getty
Click Here to View: Theo Bikel’s Final Farewell (at the YIVO Institute)
Theodore Bikel (1924 – 2015) sings “Di zun vet aruntergeyn”
at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 13th Annual Heritage Luncheon
in his honor on June 18, 2015. Accompanied by Daniel Kahn and Lorin Sklamberg.
“Di zun vet aruntergeyn”
Words by Moshe Leib Halpern (more…)
Click Here to Read: Remembering Theo Bikel, a Fighter to the End by Benjamin Ivry on the Forward website on July 21, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Theodore Bikel, Broadway’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Star, Dies at 91 by Duane Byrge and Alex Ben Block on the Hollywood Reporter website on July 21. 2015.
Click Here to Read and View: Long Lost 1988 Jerry Garcia Interview Surfaces In San Francisco TV Studio Archive BY Jay Barmann in the Sfist website on May 19, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Theodore Bikel, Guardian of Yiddishkeit, Honored By YIVO by Marsha Leon on the Daily Forward website on July 1, 2015.