The Songs

A.  List of songs in the lectures

B. Lists of songs arranged by themes

C. Song collections

Recordings and videos: Dos lid fun der goldener pave; Di zun vet aruntergeyn; My modern Jewish mum

A.  Lyrics of songs dealt with in the lectures, arranged alphabetically

N.B. In general, I have NOT included songs whose lyrics are on other databases such as Zemerl, Hebrew Songs, Yiddish Songs, the Ladino song database, the Pan-Hispanic Ballad Project or Invitation to Piyut. A few of the songs are translated into Hebrew.  

 

SONG LYRICS

LANGUAGE

INFORMATION IN LECTURES

VIDEO / CLIP

A beymele (Goldfaden) Yiddish Tree of Life  
A beymele (Schaechter-Gottesman) Yiddish Tree of Life  

A din toyre mit Got

Yiddish

Kings and Queens

 
A gut yontev yidn Yiddish Purim  
A gute vokh Yiddish Shabbat; Ashkenazi Food  
A malke af peysekh Yiddish Kings and Queens  
A shabesdike zemerl / Zol zayn shtil Yiddish Shabbat  
A sudenyu / Az meshiakh vet kumen Yiddish Kings and Queens  
A zuniker shtral Yiddish The Seasons  

Adio querida

Ladino

Jewish Folklore?

 

Adio Rashel Levi Ladino Mothers and Fathers  

Adon olam

Hebrew

Kings and Queens

 
Akh vi voyl s'iz tsu zayn a yid   Yiddish Jewish Festivals / Ashkenazi Food  
Ala ya shijara Yemenite Tree of Life  
Alef-indikes Yiddish Ashkenazi Food / Singing with a Smile  
Alli en el midbar   Ladino Shavuot    

Amol iz geven a mayse

Yiddish

Kings and Queens

 

Arbolera Ladino Tree of Life
 
Bay dem taykh Yiddish Mothers and Fathers  
Bin ikh mir a khosidl Yiddish Kings and Queens / Ashkenazi Food  
Bistu mit mir broygez Yiddish In-laws / Jewish Weddings  
Borsht Yiddish Ashkenazi Food  
Brontshele Yiddish Jewish Folklore?  

Cuando el rey Nimrod

Ladino

Kings and Queens

 

Chi chi bunichi Ladino Sephardic Food  
Dak il tas Ladino Hanukkah / Sephardic Food  
Dem tatns reyd Yiddish Mothers and Fathers
 
Der eybeshter iz der mekhutn Yiddish Shavuot  
Der kremer Yiddish Kings and Queens  
Der nisnboym Yiddish Tree of Life  
Der rebe hot oysgeteylt shirayim Yiddish Ashkenazi Food  
Der rebe mit di khasidim Yiddish Ashkenazi Food  
Der soldat / A leyterl tsum himl
Yiddish Kings and Queens / Mothers and Fathers  
Der zumer ovnt demert Yiddish The Seasons  
Di goldene pave - Folksongs Yiddish The Golden Peacock / Jewish Weddings  
Di goldene pave - Margolin Yiddish The Golden Peacock  
Di goldene pave - Simchovitch Yiddish The Golden Peacock  
Di khasene / Tsu der khupe Yiddish Jewish Weddings  
Di mame hot geheysn Yiddish Tree of Life  
Di mame kokht varenikes Yiddish Ashkenazi Food  

Di zun vet aruntergeyn 

Yiddish

The Golden Peacock Video
Dos bisele shpayz Yiddish Ashkenazi Food  

Dos lid fun der goldener pave 

Yiddish

The Golden Peacock Video
Dos lid funem tsigele Yiddish One Only Kid / The Seasons  
Dremlen feygl Yiddish Mothers and Fathers / Tree of Life  
El debate de las flores Ladino Tree of Life  
El Dió la mate esta Grega Ladino Sephardic Food  
El diya de Purim Ladino Purim  

El testamento de Aman / Esta noche de Purim

Ladino

Kings and Queens / Purim / Sephardic Food

 
Friling (Schaechter-Gottesman) Yiddish The Seasons  
Funem sheynem vortsl aroys Yiddish Tree of Life  
Gefilte fish Yiddish Ashkenazi Food  
Harbst (Manger)
Yiddish The Seasons  
Harbst (Meerbaum-Eisinger) Yiddish The Seasons  
Harbstlid Yiddish The Seasons  
Hazeremos la merenda Ladino Hanukkah / Sephardic Food  
Ikh shtey unter a bokserboym Yiddish Tree of Life  
In a sheyner zumernakht Yiddish The Seasons  
Ke komiash duenya Ladino Sephardic Food  

Kh'vil nit geyn in kheyder

Yiddish

Jewish Folklore? / The Seasons

 
Kleyner harbst-nign Yiddish The Seasons  
Kum ikh arayn Yiddish Purim  

La cantiga del fuego

Ladino

Jewish Folklore?

 

La celebracion de Purim Ladino Purim / Sephardic Food  
La envenenadora Ladino Sephardic Food  

La rosa enflorese

Ladino

Jewish Folklore?

 

La vuelta del marido Ladino Jewish Musical Heritage  

Landarico

Ladino

Kings and Queens

 
Lavaba la blanca nina Ladino Jewish Weddings
 

Las ventanas altas

Ladino

Jewish Folklore?

 

Lekoved shabes Yiddish Shabbat / Ashkenazi Food  
Lekoved dem heylikn shabes Yiddish Ashkenazi Food  
Los de la novia Ladino Sephardic Food / In-Laws  
Madam Gashpar Ladino Purim  
Makht oyf Yiddish Purim  
Mamele Yiddish Shabbat / Mothers and Fathers  
Mansanica corelada Ladino Sephardic Food  
Mansevo dobro Ladino Sephardic Food  
Mayn mames shabes likht Yiddish Shabbat  

Melave malke / Brider zog

Yiddish

Kings and Queens

 

Merenda de Hanuka Ladino Sephardic Food  
Meyerke mayn zun Yiddish Mothers and Fathers  
Milkhome Yiddish Ashkenazi Food  
Mit farmakhte oygn Yiddish The Golden Peacock  
Mome Yiddish Tree of Life / Mothers and Fathers  
My modern Jewish mum English Mothers and Fathers Video

Morenica

Ladino

Jewish Folklore? / Weddings / The Seasons

 

Nokhemke mayn zun Yiddish Mothers and Fathers  
O sa sa Ladino Singing with a Smile  
Oy es viernes, la mi madre Ladino Shabbat / Sephardic Food  
Oyfn dekhl ligt a ketzl Yiddish The Seasons  

Oyfn pripetshik

Yiddish

Jewish Folklore?

 

Pescado frito Ladino Sephardic Food  
Purim lid Yiddish Purim  
Quita'l tas Ladino Hanukkah / Sephardic Food  
Riboyno shel oylom Hurrah! / Az meshiakh vet kumen Yiddish Ashkenazi Food
 
Rozhinkes mit mandlen Yiddish One Only Kid  
Ruku keri la paparika Ladino Sephardic Food  
Sen dale, ben dale Ladino Purim  
Si veriash a la rana Ladino Sephardic Food  
Stav Yehudi Hebrew The Seasons  
Shalakhmones Yiddish Purim  
Shabes / Zol zayn shabes Yiddish Shabbat  
Shlof mayn kind - Folksong Yiddish Mothers and Fathers  
Sholem aleykhem Yiddish Shabbat  
Shviger, a gut helf aykh Yiddish In-laws  
Stav yehudi Hebrew The Seasons  
Tayere malke Yiddish Ashkenazi Food
 
Tsigele-migele (Folksong)
Yiddish The Seasons  
Tsigele-migele (Harats/Chorny) Yiddish Ashkenazi Food  
Tsvey shayles / Tayerer rebenyu Yiddish Ashkenazi Food  

Tsur mishelo achalnu

Hebrew

Jewish Folklore?

 

Tum balalayke

Yiddish

Jewish Folklore?

 

Una pastora yo ami

Ladino

Jewish Folklore?

 

Undzer friling Yiddish The Seasons  

Unter dem kinds vigele

Yiddish

Jewish Folklore?

Audio clip

Unter di grininke beymelekh Yiddish Tree of Life  
Vayehi mikets Ladino Sephardic Food  
Vayl ikh bin a tsvayg Yiddish Golden Peacock / Tree of Life  
Ven du volst geven der boyre-oylom Yiddish Ashkenazi Food  
Ver hot aza yingele? Yiddish Mothers and Fathers  

Vi azoy lebt der keyser?

Yiddish

Kings and Queens 

 

Vos zhe vilstu? Yiddish

Mothers and FathersJewish Weddings

 
Yesoymim Yiddish One Only Kid / Golden Peacock  
Yidishe maykholim Yiddish Ashkenazi Food / Shavuot  
Zumerteg Yiddish The Seasons  
Zun, zun, zang Yiddish The Seasons  

  


 B.  Lists of songs arranged by themes
Hanukkah songs
Shavuot songs
Songs about mothers and fathers
Songs about trees

 


 

 Hebrew:  השירים