Jan Peerce in concert: Hanukkah celebration performance

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Jan Peerce in concert: Hanukkah celebration performance
Additional title: Chiribim chiribom
Additional title: In heder
Additional title: Al ha-nisim
Additional title: Din toire mit Gott
Additional title: Plea to God
Additional title: Yehi ratson
Additional title: Tradition
Additional title: Le-ḥayim
Additional title: To life
Additional title: If I were a rich man
Additional title: Because
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984 (Performer)
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984 (Speaker)
Harnick, Sheldon (Lyricist)
Teschemacher, Edward, 1876-1940 (Lyricist)

Jan Peerce collection of sound recordings,1932-1983

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Songs performed by Peerce during the concert. Part 1. Al ha-nisim -- Sound an alarm, from oratorio Judas Maccabaeus / Handel -- Lamento di Federico, from l'Arlesiana / Francesco Cilea -- E lucevan le stelle, from Tosca / Puccini -- Vesti la giubba, from Pagliacci / Leoncavallo -- Mamma, quel vinö generoso, from Cavalleria rusticana / Pietro Mascagni -- ha-Nigun / Lazar Weiner -- Chiribim chiribom -- In heder. Part 2. A din toire mit Gott = A plea to God / Levi Isaac ben Meir of Berdichev-- Yehi ratson -- Fiddler on the roof: Tradition ; Le-ḥayim = To life ; If I were a rich man / music by Jerry Bock ; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick -- English ballad Because / music by Guy d'Hardelot ; lyrics by Edward Teschemacher.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *L (Special) 95-03
Shelf locator: *LTC 6845
Oratorios -- Excerpts, Arranged
Operas -- Excerpts, Arranged
Musicals -- Excerpts, Arranged
Songs (High voice) with piano
Sacred songs (High voice) with piano
Synagogue music
Songs, Yiddish
Songs, Hebrew
Folk songs, Yiddish
Levi Isaac ben Meir, of Berdichev, 1740-1809. Din toire mit Gott
Bock, Jerry. Fiddler on the roof. Selections; arranged
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Judas Maccabaeus. Sound an alarm; arranged
Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci. Vesti la giubba; arranged
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca. E lucevan le stelle; arranged
Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945. Cavalleria rusticana. Mamma, quel vino è generoso; arranged
Cilèa, Francesco, 1866-1950. Arlesiana. È la solita storia; arranged
Weiner, Lazar, 1897-1982. Nigun
Hardelot, Guy d', 1858-1936. Because
Live sound recordings
Performers: Jan Peerce, singer ; with piano accompaniment.
Venue: Recorded live from the concert Hebrew Academy, Long Beach, Lakewood, California [1976?]
Additional physical form: Archival original: (1 audiocassette : analog, stereo) in *LTC 6845.
Acquisition: Gift; Jan Peerce Estate, [1995].
Language: Spoken in English; sung in Yiddish, Italian, Hebrew and English.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 audiocassette (77 min.) : analog, stereo
Rehearsal and Hanukkah celebration performance includes Jan Peerce who talks about his life and career as a cantor, operatic tenor, and a singer of Yiddish and Hebrew folk songs, and sings live various songs and ballads. He also discusses his Broadway debut in the role of Tevye in the musical "Fiddler on the roof," and his concerting tour to Moscow (1956) where he made a sensation as a musical "cultural exchange" ambassador, being the first American to sing with the famed Bolshoi Opera.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15379648
RLIN/OCLC: 938973214
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20891283
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6eab38a0-c36c-0133-ed7f-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Creator Born
  • 1976: Created
  • 1984: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Jan Peerce in concert" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/72c5ed30-c36c-0133-4544-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Jan Peerce in concert" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 21, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/72c5ed30-c36c-0133-4544-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1976). Jan Peerce in concert Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/72c5ed30-c36c-0133-4544-60f81dd2b63c

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Jan Peerce in concert