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(Folkways Records, 1955), 42 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 27 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 39 mins
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Sholem Aleichem: Read in Yiddish by Gustav Berger
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written by Sholom Rabinovich Aleichem, 1859-1916 (Folkways Records, 1959), 35 mins
written by Sholom Rabinovich Aleichem, 1859-1916 (Folkways Records, 1959), 35 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1978), 35 mins
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Jewish Folk Songs of Europe
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 44 mins

From performances at WWII military hospitals to the musical stages of New York, Raasche has brought a “passion and sincerity to her interpretations of Hebrew and Yiddish folk melodies” that has garnered her accolades throughout the world. In Jewish Folk Songs of Europe, she expresses her “penchant for authe...

(Folkways Records, 1960), 44 mins
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Jewish Life: The Old Country
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produced by Ruth Rubin, 1906- (Folkways Records, 1958), 44 mins

When Eastern European Jews immigrated en masse to the United States in the 1880s and ’90s fleeing Czarist oppression and poverty, they brought with them a body of secular folk songs. Sung in Yiddish by men and women who came here from five villages (with English translations and explanations), this recording...

produced by Ruth Rubin, 1906- (Folkways Records, 1958), 44 mins
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Music of the Bukharan Jewish Ensemble Shashmaqam
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produced by Martin Koenig and Ethel Raim, fl. 1977 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 58 mins
Shashmaqam, a New York based ensemble recognized in their homeland for their extraordinary musical talent, has been performing music and dance from their native Uzbekistan and Tadzhikistan since 1983. Their music reflects the many diverse cultures of the region. Perhaps the most distinctive element of their soun...
produced by Martin Koenig and Ethel Raim, fl. 1977 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 58 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1973), 52 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 36 mins
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