Jan Peerce in concert: Hanukkah celebration performanceAdditional title: Chiribim chiribomAdditional title: In hederAdditional title: Al ha-nisimAdditional title: Din toire mit GottAdditional title: Plea to GodAdditional title: Yehi ratsonAdditional title: TraditionAdditional title: Le-ḥayimAdditional title: To lifeAdditional title: If I were a rich manAdditional title: Because
NamesPeerce, 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 / OriginDate Created: 1976 (Questionable)
Table of ContentsSongs 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 locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *L (Special) 95-03Shelf locator: *LTC 6845
TopicsHanukkahOratorios -- Excerpts, ArrangedOperas -- Excerpts, ArrangedMusicals -- Excerpts, ArrangedSongs (High voice) with pianoSacred songs (High voice) with pianoSynagogue musicSongs, YiddishSongs, HebrewFolk songs, YiddishLevi Isaac ben Meir, of Berdichev, 1740-1809. Din toire mit GottBock, Jerry. Fiddler on the roof. Selections; arrangedHandel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Judas Maccabaeus. Sound an alarm; arrangedLeoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci. Vesti la giubba; arrangedPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca. E lucevan le stelle; arrangedMascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945. Cavalleria rusticana. Mamma, quel vino è generoso; arrangedCilèa, Francesco, 1866-1950. Arlesiana. È la solita storia; arrangedWeiner, Lazar, 1897-1982. NigunHardelot, Guy d', 1858-1936. Because
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesPerformers: 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, .Language: Spoken in English; sung in Yiddish, Italian, Hebrew and English.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (77 min.) : analog, stereo
DescriptionRehearsal 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 ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15379648RLIN/OCLC: 938973214NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20891283Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6eab38a0-c36c-0133-ed7f-60f81dd2b63c
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