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Title:
The undying flame : ballads and songs of the Holocaust : 110 songs in 16 languages with extensive historical notes, illustrations, piano. arrangements, guitar chords, and singable English translations
Author:
Silverman, Jerry, 1931-
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
1 score (xxix, 304 pages) : illustrations ; 31 cm + 1 audio disc (digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in.).
General Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299) and indexes.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780815607083
Format :
Musical Score

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Summary

Here is a collection of songs of the Holocaust; songs of resistance, despair, rage, hope, and even humour, written in the face of utter evil. Musicologist Jerry Silverman has compiled a collection of Holocaust-era folk music in 16 languages that he situates within a historical framework.


Author Notes

Jerry Silverman is a musicologist, teacher, guitarist, folksinger, and author of many books on music including Immigrant Song Book, Songs and Stories of the American Revolution, and Just Listen to This Song I'm Singing: African-American History Through Song


Table of Contents

Illustrationsp. xi
On Translations, Musical Arrangements, and Copyrightsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xxvii
The Gathering Storm, 1933-1939
Germany First, 1933
1. Die Moorsoldaten The Peat-Bog Soldiersp. 3
2. Das Einheitsfrontlied The United Front Songp. 6
3. Mein Vater wird Gesucht My Father, He Was Trackedp. 9
4. Das judische Kind The Jewish Childp. 11
5. Ich hab' kein Heimatland I Have No Native Landp. 13
6. Buchenwald-Lied Buchenwald Songp. 15
7. Dachau-Lied (a) Dachau Song (a)p. 18
8. Dachau-Lied (b) Dachau Song (b)p. 21
9. Ballade von der Judenhure Marie Sanders Ballad of the Jews'-Whore Marie Sandersp. 23
From Spanish Trenches, 1936-1939
10. Hans Beimlerp. 26
11. Lied der Internationalen Brigaden Song of the International Brigadesp. 28
12. Die Thalmann-Kolonne The Thaelmann Columnp. 30
13. Jarama Valleyp. 32
14. Viva la Quince Brigada Long Live the Fifteenth Brigadep. 34
15. Si Me Quieres Escribir If You Want to Write to Mep. 36
16. Venga Jaleo Join in the Strugglep. 39
17. Los Cuatro Generales The Four Insurgent Generalsp. 41
Shoah, 1940-1945
18. Gehat Hob Ikh A Heym Oh, Once I Had a Homep. 44
19. Vu Ahin Zoll Ikh Geyn? Where, O Where Shall I Go?p. 46
20. Gib A Brokhe Tsu Dayn Kind Bless the Child That Cries to Theep. 48
21. Mayn Mame Hot Gevolt Zayn Af Mayn Khasene My Mother Wanted So to See My Wedding Dayp. 50
22. Lid Fun Bug Song of the River Bugp. 52
23. Makh Tsu Di Eygelekh Now Close Your Little Eyesp. 54
24. Nit Keyn Rozhinkes, Nit Keyn Mandlen Neither Raisins Nor Almondsp. 56
25. Tsi Darf Es Azoy Zayn? And Must It Be This Way?p. 59
26. Tsu Eyns, Tsvey, Dray! So, One, Two, Three!p. 62
27. Tsigaynerlid Gypsy Songp. 65
28. Far Vos Iz Der Himl? Say, Why Was the Sky?p. 68
29. Shlof, Mayn Kind Sleep, My Childp. 70
30. Motele Fun Varshaver Geto Motele from the Warsaw Ghettop. 71
31. Der Hof-Zinger Fun Varshaver Geto The Street Singer of the Warsaw Ghettop. 74
32. Varshe Warsawp. 76
33. Minutn Fun Bitokhn Moments of Confidencep. 78
34. Treblinke Treblinkap. 80
35. Rivkele, Di Shabesdike Rivkele, the Sabbath-Widowp. 83
36. In Kriuvke In the Dugoutp. 96
37. Unter Di Khurves Fun Poyln Under the Ruins of Polandp. 88
38. Aroys Iz In Vilne A Nayer Bafel In Vilna Was Issued a Brand-New Decreep. 90
39. Vilner Geto Lid Song of the Vilna Ghettop. 93
40. Shtil, Di Nakht Still, the Nightp. 96
41. Itsik Vitenbergp. 98
42. Yeder Ruft Mikh Ziamele People Call Me Ziamelep. 100
43. S'Dremlin Feygl Birds Are Dozingp. 102
44. Yugnt-Himn Youth Hymnp. 104
45. Neyn, Neyn, Neyn No, No, Nop. 106
46. Zog Nit Keynmol Never Sayp. 108
47. Under Mut Vet Nit Gebrokhen Our Courage Is Unbroken Le Chant de Pithiviers--The Song of Pithiviersp. 111
48. Mir Lebn Ebig We Live Foreverp. 114
49. Ani Ma-amin I Believep. 116
50. Parpar Butterflyp. 118
51. Skharkhoret Dizzyp. 120
52. M'khol Masada Oh, Masadap. 122
53. Mah Ko Mashma Lon? What Is the Meaning?p. 125
54. Le Chant des Partisans The Song of the Partisansp. 128
55. Le Maquisard The Resistance Fighterp. 131
56. Das Ende The Endp. 132
57. Auschwitz-Lied Auschwitz Songp. 133
58. Zywe kamienie/Die lebenden Steine The Living Stonesp. 136
59. Frauenlager Women's Campp. 139
60. Wir Singen Ein Schlager/We Zingen Een Lied We're Singing a Songp. 140
61. Die Westerbork-Serenade The Westerbork Serenadep. 142
62. Wenn Ein Paketchen Kommt When a Small Package Comesp. 146
63. Det Har Vi This Have Wep. 148
64. Przed Ostatnia Podroza Before the Last Journeyp. 152
65. Warszawo Ma My Warsawp. 156
66. Pesnia Belostokskikh Partizanov Song of the Bialystok Partisansp. 158
67. Katiushap. 160
68. Svyashchennaya Voina The Sacred Warp. 162
69. Kak U Duba Starovo Standing near the Old Oak Treep. 164
70. Oi, Tumany Moyi Oh, the Fogp. 166
71. Aso Kapa Vallamon On My Shoulder, Spade and Hoep. 168
72. Partigiani In Montagna Partisans in the Mountainp. 170
73. Bella Ciao So Long, Dearp. 172
74. Scarpe Rotte Worn-Out Shoesp. 176
75. Domovina Homelandp. 178
76. Embross, ELAS Forward, ELASp. 179
Theresienstadt and the Emigrant Cabarets
77. Theresienstadtp. 182
78. Theresienstadt, die schonste Stadt der Welt Theresienstadt, the Best Town in the Worldp. 184
79. Bad Blockhaus Blockhouse Resortp. 187
80. Theresienstadter Fragen Theresienstadt Questionsp. 190
81. Als Ob As Ifp. 194
82. Der Reisepass Erzahlt The Passport Relatesp. 196
83. Die Novaks aus Prag The Novaks from Praguep. 200
84. Die Kosmopolitin The Cosmopolitainp. 204
85. Transportp. 207
86. Diese Emigranten! These Emigrants!p. 210
87. Und die Musik spielt dazu And the Music Just Plays Onp. 212
88. Doch auch fur uns kommt mal die Zeit Yet Soon for Us Will Come the Timep. 216
89. Dopis The Letterp. 220
90. Motyl Butterflyp. 222
91. Maj 1945 May 1945p. 224
Kaddish: A Post-War Retrospective
92. A Mol Iz Geven A Mayse I'll Tell to You All a Storyp. 228
93. En Meg Most Kicsi Vagyok I Am Still a Little Childp. 230
94. Waterlooplein Waterloo Squarep. 232
95. O Mis Hermanos O My Brothersp. 238
96. Asma Asmaton Song of Songsp. 245
97. Bukhenval'dskii Nabat Buchenwald Alarmp. 249
98. Lady of the Harborp. 252
99. Children of Polandp. 256
100. Unter Der Gelber Late Under the Yellow Patchp. 258
101. Denmark 1943p. 260
102. Tattoop. 266
103. Last Train to Nurembergp. 270
104. My Name Is Lisa Kalvelagep. 272
105. Anton Schmidtp. 275
106. We Didn't Knowp. 277
107. Auschwitzp. 280
108. Rain Falls Down in Amsterdamp. 282
109. We Are Herep. 288
110. Kaddishp. 292
In Memoriam--Warsaw Ghettop. 293
Notesp. 295
Bibliographyp. 299
Index of Song Titlesp. 301
Index of First Linesp. 303