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Songs from “The Wall”: The Play about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Ghetto, Partisan, Folk and Love Songs

Various Artists
Songs from “The Wall”: The Play about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Ghetto, Partisan, Folk and Love Songs

In 1960, the play The Wall hit Broadway stages. Little remembered now, this piece by Millard Lampell (based on a novel by John Hersey) was about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising against the Nazis. Here is the music from the play—ghetto, partisan, folk and love songs sung in Yiddish and accompanied simply by accordion.

Track Listing

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Oy, a Nacht a sheyne - Oh, What a Lovely Night Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 2:34
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102
Sheyn bin ich, sheyn - Pretty Am I, So Pretty Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 2:45
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103
Tsipele - Little Tsipele Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 1:28
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104
Ver der ershter vet lachn - Who Will Be the First to Laugh Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 2:49
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105
Shtil, di Nacht iz oysgeshternt - Silent, Starry Night Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 3:00
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106
Yisrolik Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 2:50
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107
Farvos iz der Himl Geven nechtn loyter? - Why Was the Sky So Bright Yesterday? Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 2:19
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108
Oyf dem Zamd fun Negev - On the Sands of the Negev Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 3:32
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201
A Mame's Nign - A Mother's Melody Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 3:02
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202
Findjan - The Steaming Kettle Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 2:19
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203
Oy, dortn, dortn ibern Vaserl - Oh, There across the Water Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 2:19
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204
Frunze verde - Green Leaves Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 2:14
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205
Noch a Glezele Tey - Another Little Cup of Tea Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 2:41
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206
Idish - Yiddish Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 2:18
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Motele Norbert and Rochelle Horowitz and Rita Karin 4:04

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