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Folkstage
December 17, 2016

THE MAXWELL STREET KLEZMER BAND & FRIENDS
Live in the Levin Music Performance Studio

  1. Mi Yimalel/Chaim from Odessa (trad, arr. Lori Lippitz - Jim Sobacki)
    A whimsical mashup of a traditional Hanukkah song with a comical Russian-Jewish song from Odessa.
  2. Everybody Dance (to the Hanukah Song) (Billy Kaplan, Hannah Kaplan, and Mary Beth Schaye, vocals) (Billy Kaplan)
  3. Casting Shadows (Billy Kaplan, Hannah Kaplan, and Mary Beth Schaye, vocals) (Billy Kaplan, arr. Alex Koffman)
  4. Undzer Toyrele (Our Beloved Torah) (Matvey Kostukovwky, Clarinet) (Dave Tarras and the Abe Schwartz Orchestra)
    (We learned this piece from the reissue Dave Tarras: Yiddish-American Music, 1925 - 1956 (Yazoo Records 7001, 1992).
    It appears on our CD, Old Roots, New World
  5. A Clear Winter's Morning (Billy Kaplan, Hannah Kaplan, and Mary Beth Schaye, vocals) (Billy Kaplan, arr. Alex Koffman)
  6. Chanukah is Special (Bibi Marcell, vocal) (Noah Marcell, arr, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band)
  7. The Latkes on a Platter Patter (Kayla Chinitz and Margaret Selinger*, Vocals) (Arthur Sullivan, fr. Ruddigore / parody lyrics Lori Lippitz and Eric Selinger, ©2009, arr. Alex Koffman)
    *members of the Junior Klezmer Orchestra
  8. Eight Nights Of Joy (Billy Kaplan, Hannah Kaplan, and Mary Beth Schaye, vocals) (Rabbi Joe Black)
    Recorded on Eight Nights of Joy
  9. Hanukkah Lights (Lori Lippitz, vocals) (Lori Lippitz) Recorded on Eight Nights of Joy
  10. Crazy Dreydl (Alex Koffman, Violin) (Alex Koffman) Recorded on Old Roots, New World
  11. Roumania, Roumania (Cantor Pavel Roytman, vocals) (Aaron Lebedeff, 1941)
  12. Home for Hanukah (Billy Kaplan, vocal) (Billy Kaplan, arr. Alex Koffman)
  13. Medley of Hanukkah Songs (Bibi Marcell and Lori Lippitz, vocals)
    Maoz Tzur: Traditional
    Mi Yimalel: Folk melody; lyrics by M. Ravina, English lyrics by B. M. Edidin
    Oy Hanukkah Folk Melody, English lyrics by F. Minkoff
    Recorded on Eight Nights of Joy

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