The Rough Guide to Klezmer (Second Edition)

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Rough Guide's second version of its introduction to modern klezmer includes sides from the Klezmatics, Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars, Flying Bulgars, and Brave Old World, but also includes cuts that showcase the blended paths this adaptable music form has taken in recent years, incorporating elements of Gypsy folk, jazz, rock, and hip-hop into a blend that has often spoken out on cultural and social issues much like reggae, another highly adaptable stream of music, has done. This collection is just the tip of the iceberg, of course, but it does make for a succinct glance at this exciting, fun, and ever-evolving musical genre.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Rough Guide's second version of its introduction to modern klezmer includes sides from the Klezmatics, Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars, Flying Bulgars, and Brave Old World, but also includes cuts that showcase the blended paths this adaptable music form has taken in recent years, incorporating elements of Gypsy folk, jazz, rock, and hip-hop into a blend that has often spoken out on cultural and social issues much like reggae, another highly adaptable stream of music, has done. This collection is just the tip of the iceberg, of course, but it does make for a succinct glance at this exciting, fun, and ever-evolving musical genre.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/19/2011
  • Label: World Music Network
  • UPC: 605633125221
  • Catalog Number: 331252
  • Sales rank: 168,898

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Good Memory - Chava Alberstein (3:41)
  2. 2 Who Knows One? - Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars (5:56)
  3. 3 Yosl Ber/a Patriot - Daniel Kahn (3:17)
  4. 4 Freedom Dance - Roger Davidson (3:13)
  5. 5 Strogaya Epitalama - Psoy Korolenko (4:57)
  6. 6 Takaj Zhizn - De Amsterdam Klezmer Band (3:40)
  7. 7 Nign October 19th, 2008 - Steven Greenman (3:26)
  8. 8 Ver Klapt Du Azoy?/Geto Varyant - Brave Old World (4:26)
  9. 9 Simkhe Nigunim - Joel Rubin Ensemble (3:20)
  10. 10 Baleboste - SoCalled (5:17)
  11. 11 The Spider Comes - Flying Bulgars (3:04)
  12. 12 Dem Rebns Tants - Klezmer Sefardi (5:09)
  13. 13 Dance Me till the End of Love - Klezmania (4:40)
  14. 14 Goldene Khasene/Hora De La Cahul - The Other Europeans (3:44)
  15. 15 Shnirele, Perele - The Klezmatics (7:19)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Beygele - Sukke Sukke (2:29)
  2. 2 Santa Klog - Sukke Sukke (2:56)
  3. 3 Shtibl Nign - Sukke Sukke (2:35)
  4. 4 In Frankraykh - Sukke Sukke (4:00)
  5. 5 Mikhl Fait S'assoir La Mariée - Sukke Sukke (4:30)
  6. 6 Boibriker Suite - Sukke Sukke (7:16)
  7. 7 Khusid in Pariz - Sukke Sukke (4:02)
  8. 8 Yikhes - Sukke Sukke (4:25)
  9. 9 Khsidishe Nigunim, 2ter Teyl - Sukke Sukke (3:37)
  10. 10 Nokh Der Havdoleh - Sukke Sukke (3:12)
  11. 11 Reyzl’s Lid - Sukke Sukke (1:56)
  12. 12 Freylekh² - Sukke Sukke (4:36)
  13. 13 Dobranoc - Sukke Sukke (3:43)
  14. 14 Tsurik Aheym - Sukke Sukke (3:14)
  15. 15 A Meydl Like A Tsimmes - Sukke Sukke (3:14)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Leonard Cohen Composer
OPA Arranger
Alan Bern Arranger
David Buchbinder Composer
Frank London Arranger
Michael Mann Licensing
Joel Rubin Arranger
Michael Alpert Arranger
Chava Alberstein Composer
Michael Wex Composer, Lyricist
Eduardo Paniagua Arranger
Traditional Composer
Heiko Lehmann Arranger, Composer
Roger Davidson Composer
SoCalled Composer
Janfie Van Strien Composer
Sarah Mina Gordon Composer, Lyricist
Alec Kopyt Composer, Lyricist
Jorge Rozemblum Arranger
Daniel Kahn Composer
Steven Greenman Composer
Merlin Shepherd Arranger, Composer
Ales Brezina Arranger
Laurence Cedar Mastering
Sanne Moricke Arranger
Klezmania Arranger
Psoy Korolenko Composer
Irène Rognier translation
The Other Europeans Arranger
Dan Rosenberg Liner Notes
Isaac Gómez Martel translation
Binem Heller Composer, Lyricist
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