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Comes with extensive liner notes, including lyrics in Yiddish with transliteration and English translation

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released July 1, 2001

Ismail Butera: accordion, bendir;
Steve Elson: clarinet, bass clarinet, tenor sax;
Pam Fleming: trumpet, flugelhorn;
Rachelle Garniez: accordion, harmony vocals;
Michael hess: violin, viola, ney flute, kanun;
Dave Hofstra: bass, tuba;
Deborah Karpel: vocals;
Debra Kreisberg: clarinet, alto sax;
Eve Sicular: drums, dumbeq, daire;
Harris Wulfson: violin

Producer: Eve Sicular
Recorded February 2000 at Passport Recording, NYC
©2001 by Rhythm Media Records. All rights reserved.

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Metropolitan Klezmer New York, New York

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER, established in 1994, brings eclectic exuberance to Yiddish musical genres from all over the map. Performing vibrant versions of lesser-known gems from wedding dance, trance, folk, swing and tango styles, as well as soundtrack material from vintage Yiddish films, they re-invent tradition with both irreverence and respect… an exhilarating journey! ... more

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Track Name: Northern Doyna/An Alter Nigun/Abi Gezunt
a bisl zun, a bisl regn / a ruik ort dem kop tsu legn
abi gezunt, ken men gliklekh zayn

a shukh, a zok, a kleyd on lates / in keshene a dray fir zlotes
abi gezunt, ken men gliklekh zayn

[Complete Yiddish lyrics with English translation in liner notes]
Track Name: Mayn Rue Plats
nit zukh mikh vu di mirtn grinen
gefinst mikh dortn nit, mayn shats;
vu lebns velkn bay mashinen,
dortn iz mayn rueplats

[Complete lyrics in Yiddish with transliteration and English translation in liner notes]
Track Name: Muzikalisher Tango
English translation:
I'm not angry at you for this sad joke
It was destined this way
I wasn't worthy of you
Every time I think of it
A foolish tear rolls down my cheek...

[Complete Yiddish lyrics, transliteration and English translation in liner notes]
Track Name: Lomir Zikh Iberbetn [Let's Make Up]
lomir zikh iberbetn, iberbetn
vos shteystu bay mayn tir?
lomir zikh iberbetn, kum arayn twu mir...

[Complete lyrics in Yiddish with transliteration and English translation in liner notes]
Track Name: Unter di Khurves fun Poyln [Under the Ruins of Poland]
unter di khurves fun poyln,
a kop mit blonde hor,
der kop un say der khurbn
beyde zenen vor

dolye mayne, dolye, dolye, dolye mayne....

[Complete lyrics in Yiddish with transliteration and English translation in the liner notes]