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The Undying Flame: Ballads and Songs of the Holocaust

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Musicologist, teacher, and folksinger Silverman has collected 110 songs in 16 languages and provided historical notes, illustrations, piano arrangements, guitar chords, and singable English translations. He and friends perform 14 of them on the disk. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Overview

Musicologist, teacher, and folksinger Silverman has collected 110 songs in 16 languages and provided historical notes, illustrations, piano arrangements, guitar chords, and singable English translations. He and friends perform 14 of them on the disk. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815607083
  • Publisher: Syracuse University Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/2002
  • Series: Jewish Studies
  • Edition description: BOOK & CD
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 9.22 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
On Translations, Musical Arrangements, and Copyrights
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Germany First, 1933
1 The Peat-Bog Soldiers 3
2 The United Front Song 6
3 My Father, He Was Tracked 9
4 The Jewish Child 11
5 I Have No Native Land 13
6 Buchenwald Song 15
7 Dachau Song (a) 18
8 Dachau Song (b) 21
9 Ballad of the Jews'-Whore Marie Sanders 23
From Spanish Trenches, 1936-1939
10 Hans Beimler 26
11 Song of the International Brigades 28
12 The Thaelmann Column 30
13 Jaramy Valley 32
14 Long Live the Fifteenth Brigade 34
15 If You Want to Write to Me 36
16 Join in the Struggle 39
17 The Four Insurgent Generals 41
Shoah, 1940-1945
18 Oh, Once I had a Home 44
19 Where, O Where Shall I Go? 46
20 Bless the Child That Cries to Thee 48
21 My Mother Wanted So to See My Wedding Day 50
22 Song of the River Bug 52
23 Now Close Your Little Eyes 54
24 Neither Raisins Nor Almonds 56
25 And Must It Be This Way? 59
26 So, One, Two, Three! 62
27 Gypsy Song 62
28 Say, Why Was the Sky? 68
29 Sleep, My Child 70
30 Motele from the Warsaw Ghetto 71
31 The Street Singer of the Warsaw Ghetto 74
32 Warsaw 76
33 Moments of Confidence 78
34 Treblinka 80
35 Rivkele, the Sabbath-Widow 83
36 In the Dugout 86
37 Under the Ruins of Poland 88
38 In Vilna Was Issued a Brand-New Decree 90
39 Song of the Vilna Ghetto 93
40 Still, the Night 96
41 Itsik Vitenberg 98
42 People Call Me Ziamele 100
43 Birds Are Dozing 102
44 Youth Hymn 104
45 No, No, No 106
46 Never Say 108
47 Our Courage Is Unbroken: The Song of Pithiviers 111
48 We Live Forever 114
49 I Believe 116
50 Butterfly 118
51 Dizzy 120
52 Oh, Masada 122
53 What Is the Meaning? 125
54 The Song of the Partisans 128
55 The Resistance Fighter 131
56 The End 132
57 Auschwitz Song 133
58 The Living Stones 136
59 Women's Camp 139
60 We're Singing a Song 140
61 The Westerbork Serenade 142
62 When a Small Package Comes 146
63 This Have We 148
64 Before the Last Journey 152
65 My Warsaw 156
66 Song of the Bialystok Partisans 158
67 Katiusha 160
68 The Sacred War 162
69 Standing near the Old Oak Tree 164
70 Oh, the Fog 166
71 On My Shoulder, Spade and Hoe 168
72 Partisans in the Mountain 170
73 So Long, Dear 172
74 Worn-Out Shoes 176
75 Homeland 178
76 Forward, ELAS 179
Theresienstadt and the Emigrant Cabarets
77 Theresienstadt 182
78 Theresienstadt, the Best Town in the World 184
79 Blockhouse Resort 187
80 Theresienstadt Questions 190
81 As If 194
82 The Passport Relates 196
83 The Novaks from Prague 200
84 The Cosmopolitain 204
85 Transport 207
86 These Emigrants! 210
87 And the Music Just Plays On 212
88 Yet Soon for Us Will Come the Time 216
89 The Letter 220
90 Butterfly 222
91 May 1945 224
Kaddish: A Post-War Retrospective
92 I'll Tell to You All a Story 228
93 I Am Still a Little Child 230
94 Waterloo Square 232
95 O My Brothers 238
96 Song of Songs 245
97 Buchenwald Alarm 249
98 Lady of the Harbor 252
99 Children of Poland 256
100 Under the Yellow Patch 258
101 Denmark 1943 260
102 Tattoo 266
103 Last Train to Nuremberg 270
104 My Name Is Lisa Kalvelage 272
105 Anton Schmidt 275
106 We Didn't Know 277
107 Auschwitz 280
108 Rain Falls Down in Amsterdam 282
109 We Are Here 288
110 Kaddish 292
In Memoriam - Warsaw Ghetto 293
Notes 295
Bibliography 299
Index of Song Titles 301
Index of First Lines 303
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