Old Roots New World - Maxwell Street Klezmer Band
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  1. Lebedike Honga (A Lively Honga)
  2. Shpil Di Fidl, Shpil/Yidl Mitn Fidl (Play Fiddle, Play/Yidl With ...)
  3. Leah's Saraband
  4. Chusn Kalleh Mazl Tov (Congratulations, Bride and Groom)
  5. Friling (Spring)
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  1. Lebedike Honga (A Lively Honga)
  2. Shpil Di Fidl, Shpil/Yidl Mitn Fidl (Play Fiddle, Play/Yidl With ...)
  3. Leah's Saraband
  4. Chusn Kalleh Mazl Tov (Congratulations, Bride and Groom)
  5. Friling (Spring)
  6. Zol Zayn Gelebt (Live to Enjoy!)
  7. Oy, Abram
  8. Galitzianer Vs. Litvak (The Polish Jew Vs. the Lithuanian Jew)
  9. Abi Gezunt (Good Health Is All That Counts)
  10. Undzer Toyrele (Our Beloved Torah)
  11. Chiribim
  12. Yoshke/Tanz, Yidelekh (Yoshke/Dance on, Jewish People)
  13. Klezmer Rhapsody for Violin
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Almost anything one writes about klezmer music sounds a bit serious. Originating from Eastern Europe, klezmer, or Jewish folk music, features clarinet and fiddle, but can also include tuba, trumpet, saxophone, flute, piano, percussion, and vocals. This information, however, fails to convey how much fun a group like the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band can be. Eclectic and occasionally outrageous, the 17-member band is bursting at the buttons with intensity. With bouncy instrumentals like "A Lively Honga" and happy vocals like ...

Old Roots New World 2002, Shanachie Records

UPC: 016351670823

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