2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Folk songs, Yiddish.

  1. Henry Sapoznik collection, circa 1920-1960

    10,438 items ; 25 containers (not including audiovisual materials) ; 148 linear inches (not including audiovisual materials).. 1401 sound discs : analog ; 16 in. and various sizes.. 546 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.. 4 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 8400 items.. 84 photographs : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 3 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of Yiddish radio broadcasts on transcription discs and audio tape; plus sheet music, manuscripts and photographs documenting Yiddish culture, theater, and music, primarily in the New York City area, but also including documentation from other parts of the United States, from the 1920s to circa 1960, collected by Henry Sapoznik. Manuscripts include correspondence, manuscript music, photocopies, and other material.

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  2. Abraham A. Schwadron "Chad Gadya" collection, 1973-1985

    manuscripts: 28 folders.. sound recordings: 16 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.. sound recordings: 4 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 7 in.. sound recordings: 2 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 5 in.. sound recording: 1 microcassette : analog.. sound recordings: 6 sound cassettes : analog.. graphic materials: 4 photographic prints : black and white ; 8 x 10 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection consists of Abraham Schwadron's correspondence (1975-1985), manuscript materials, published and unpublished music transcriptions of the songs, field recordings, and other materials from his research on "Chad Gadya" ("One Kid"), a Jewish song associated with Passover. It contains recordings and transcriptions of more than 160 versions of "Chad Gadya" and related songs from around the world. Some notes from and about Schwadron's informants include details about learning and transmission of the song. Four photographic prints document the donation of the collection to the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, in 1988.