Commercially Available Recordings of Traditional Yiddish Folksingers
There are many recordings of Yiddish folksong available today, but very few published recordings of traditional Yiddish folksingers. Below is a recommended list of commercially available recordings of traditional singers.
Bogdanski, Majer. Yiddish Songs-Yidishe Lider. London, UK: Jewish Music Institute, 2000.
Gendler, Arkady. Mayn Shtetele Soroke: Yiddish Songs of the Ukraine. San Francisco, CA: Fantasy Studios, Jewish Music Festival recording, 2000.
Nirenberg, Mariam. Folksongs in the East European Jewish Tradition. New York, NY: Global Village Music, 1986. (Notes published by the YIVO Institute.)
Rubin, Ruth, ed. Jewish Life: the Old Country. New York, NY: Folkways Records, 1958.
Schaechter-Gottesman, Beyle. Bay Mayn Mames Shtibele. New York, NY: Yiddishland Records, 2004.
Schaechter-Widman, Lifshe. Az Di Furst Avek. Bronx, NY: Global Village Music, 1986. (Notes published by the YIVO Institute.)
Compiled by Shelley Thomas