The Thomashefskys

Overview

In this documentary, Michael Tilson Thomas explores the lives of his grandparents who were titans of the Yiddish Theatre and artists who sponsored other artists, published magazines, and created new musical sounds that combined old-world traditions with new rhythms and instruments.
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Overview

In this documentary, Michael Tilson Thomas explores the lives of his grandparents who were titans of the Yiddish Theatre and artists who sponsored other artists, published magazines, and created new musical sounds that combined old-world traditions with new rhythms and instruments.
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Special Features

Collectible, illustrated 16-page booklet; Full-length versions of Rumshinsky''s Overture to Khantshe in Amerike; Overture and "Babkelekh" from Goldfaden''s Koldunye; and the Minke on the Telephone Monologue from Minke di dinstmoyd; ; The Construction of New World Center ; The New World Symphony Story; ; Michael Tilson Thomas on the Thomashefsky''s
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/10/2012
  • UPC: 767685268544
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Source: New Video Group
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Color
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:15:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 44,264

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Tilson Thomas Participant
Technical Credits
Gary Bradley Editor
Michael Bronson Producer
Michael Kantor Producer
Joshua Robison Producer
Michael Tilson Thomas Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Tomashefskys
1. Opening [2:36]
2. Overture to Khantshe in Amerike [4:17]
3. A mantl fun alt-tsaytikn shtof [13:17]
4. The Bowery [2:31]
5. Mirele''s Romance [2:47]
6. Overture to Koldunye [8:43]
7. Babkelekh [8:57]
8. Vi Gefloygn kum ikh vider [9:19]
9. Kaddish [3:24]
10. Dos pintele yid Medley [11:30]
1. Dos Pintele yid Reprise [2:36]
2. Greenhorn Medley [4:17]
3. Who Do You Suppose Married My Sister? [13:17]
4. Khantshe [2:31]
5. Lebn zol Columbus [2:47]
6. Incidental Music from Minke di dinstmoyd [8:43]
7. Vi mener libn [8:57]
8. Vauderville Medley [9:19]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Tomashefskys
   Play Act 1
   Play Act 2
   Scene Selection
      Act 1 - Scene 1-6
      Act 2 - Scenes 7-10
   Setup
      5.1 Dolby Digital
      2.0 Stereo
      English Subtitles: On/Off
         English Subtitles: On
         English Subtitles: Off
   Extras
      Overture to Khantshe in Amerike
      Overture to Koldunye
      "Babkelekh" from Koldunye
      "Minke on the Telephone" Monologue from Minke di Dinstmoyd
      The Construction of New World Center
      Michael Tilson Thomas on the Thomashefskys
      The New World Symphony Story
      About Docurama
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