Alice and Jan Peerce at Lubavitch Center dinner: speeches and Jan Peerce concertAdditional title: E lucevan le stelleAdditional title: Ṿe-li-Yerushalayim ʻirkhaAdditional title: Sha, shtilAdditional title: Look, listenAdditional title: TraditionAdditional title: Le-ḥayimAdditional title: To lifeAdditional title: If were a rich man
NamesPeerce, Jan, 1904-1984 (Performer)Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984 (Speaker)Peerce, Alice (Speaker)Heyman, Edward, 1907-1981 (Lyricist)Davies, Harry Parr, 1914-1955 (Lyricist)Harnick, Sheldon (Lyricist)
Jan Peerce collection of sound recordings,1932-1983
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1974 (Questionable)
Table of ContentsSongs performed by Peerce during the concert. Aria from Tosca, E lucevan le stelle / Giacomo Puccini -- Ṿe-li-Yerushalayim ʻirkha -- Sha, shtil = Look, listen -- Fiddler on the roof: Tradition ; Le-ḥayim = To life ; If I were a rich man / music by Jerry Bock ; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick -- Blue bird of happiness / music by Sandor Harmati ; words by Edward Heyman ; additional lyrics by Harry Parr-Davies.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *L (Special) 95-03Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 1417
TopicsOperas -- ExcerptsMusicals -- ExcerptsSongs (High voice) with pianoSacred songs (High voice) with pianoSynagogue musicSongs, YiddishSongs, HebrewFolk songs, YiddishHarmati, Sandor, 1892-1936. Blue bird of happinessPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca. E lucevan le stelle; arrangedBock, Jerry. Fiddler on the roof. Selections; arranged
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesSource note: Title provided by cataloger based on the information from original reel tape container.Performers: Jan Peerce, speaker and singer ; with piano accompaniment. Alice Peerce, speaker.Venue: Recorded live from the concert Chabad-Lubavitch Center, Toronto, Canada [1974 or perhaps 1977?]Acquisition: Gift; Jan Peerce Estate, .Language: Spoken in English; sung in Yiddish, Hebrew, English, and Italian.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 68 minutes) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half-track ; 10 in.
DescriptionThe concert is preceded by the fund-raising address from Peerces wife Alice Peerce, and commentaries by Jan Peerce. Peerce talks about his life and career as a cantor, operatic tenor, and a singer of Yiddish and Hebrew folk songs, tells Jewish jokes, and sings live various songs.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15379648RLIN/OCLC: 939533245NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20892654Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cd2e13b0-c36b-0133-5a11-60f81dd2b63c
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