Welcome to the Companion Website for Klezmer: Music, History and Memory by Walter Zev Feldman. You will find two chapters online:
Appendix 2: Archaic Folk Dances: Koylitsh Tants, Patsh-Tants, Shtok, Shuster
Appendix 3: Regional Centers of the Klezmorim: 1: Vilna 2: Volhynia and Podolia: Berdichev. 3: Galicia . 4: Moldova.
There are three musical notations:
Aaron Beer (1791) no. 357.
Chapter 10: 10.10
Beregovski Sher 191
Beregovski Skotshne 33
The reader is directed to several recorded musical examples, some of which are online here, while others can be found on available websites or on commercial CDs.
Yürük Semai in Makam Gülizar, Isak Fresco-Romano (d. 1814). Bezmara Music Ensemble: Tanburi Isak. Produced by Fikret Karakaya and Walter Feldman. Track 10. Thessaloniki: EnChordais, 2005.
Belf’s Romanian Orchestra, “Mayufis,” 1912. Cited as A Dreidl (Mayufis), from the playing of Cimbalists Lepianski, cited in Findeisen, 1926.
Beregovski Gas Nign no. 72. The Alexander Fitterstein Trio: Live at Music Mountain, track 1.
Mitzve Tenzel. FAU Judaica Archives. Israel J. Hochman’s Orchestra, (Brunswick Records: 40001-A, August 1921).
Khosidl. Belf Orchestra, 1912. (Klezmer Music: Early Yiddish Instrumental Music: 1908-1927. Arhoolie Folklyric CD 7034, track 20).
Khasin u Rabina, as recorded by the Belf Orchestra, 1914 .
Nokh Gavdule (Nokh Havdole), as recorded by the Belf Orchestra, 1911.
Tatavliano Hasapiko, Istanbul, as recorded by Antonio Paptzis, accordion, Athens, 1930.
Slow Hasapiko Politiko, as recorded by Antonio Papatzis, accordion, Athens, 1930.