Archive for June, 2000

Aneinu v’yom koreinu (Answer Us on the Day We Call)

Thursday, June 15th, 2000

Aneinu Hebrew version CD cover

Aneinu v’yom koreinu
(Answer Us on the Day We Call)
(Gal-Paz Records, Jerusalem 2000)

Clarinetist Moshe “Moussa” Berlin and ensemble:
Elyashiv Berlin, drums
Yechiel Greenberg, drums
Menahem Herman, electric guitar
Leyb Yaacov Riegler, keyboards
and the students of the yeshiva

Edited by Berlin from three hours of field recordings made by ethnomusicologist Joel Rubin at the Beit ha-Rav Kook Yeshiva Jerusalem, Hakafot after Simchat Torah, 1992

Music of the World CD book cover

A piece from this recording has been selected to represent the Eastern Mediterranean on the CD accompanying Holt, Rinehart and Winston’s World Geography and World History Programs (2003).

Accompanying notes by Joel Rubin

Beyond Recall: A record of Jewish musical life in Nazi Berlin, 1933-1938

Thursday, June 15th, 2000

Beyond Recall CD cover

Beyond Recall:
A record of Jewish musical life in Nazi Berlin, 1933-1938

Edition of 11 CDs, a DVD and a 400-page hardcover book in English and German
Produced by Dr. Rainer E. Lotz, Horst J. P. Bergmeier and Dr. Ejal Jakob Eisler
(Bear Family, BCD 16030 LM, Hambergen, Germany, 2000)

Contains 78s from the collection of Joel Rubin and Rita Ottens.

This collection includes reproductions of rare 78 rpm recordings which have been meticulously restored. Many of the originals, which stem from numerous private and institutional collections throughout the world, exist in single copies only (including test pressings). The repertoire includes classical music, Yiddish folk, theater and vaudeville songs and comedy, German cabaret, Israeli folk songs and especially cantorial and paraliturgical song. Of particular note are the recordings of Yisroel Bakon, son of the famous Hasidic cantor and composer Hirsh Leib Bakon of Chrzanów in West Galicia (Poland).

For more information visit: http://www.bear-family.de/repertoire/kultur/berlin-nach-noten/beyond-recall-11cd1dvd-box516-page-book.html?lang=1

The rough guide to Klezmer Jewish Traditions: Shtetl Roots and New World Revival

Thursday, June 15th, 2000

Rough Guide to Klezmer traditions CD Cover

The rough guide to Klezmer Jewish Traditions:
Shtetl Roots and New World Revival
(Rough Guide, RGNET1047, 2000)

Features a performance of “Tsu der khupe geyn” by the Joel Rubin Jewish Music Ensemble

http://www.worldmusic.net/wmn/store/label/roughguides/