1: Music, lyrics, and recording (ca. 1960) of Bronx schoolchildren singing Mark Varshavski’s “Oyfn pripetshik" (ca. 1901), Yiddish with translation.


Sources: Chana Mlotek, ed., Mir Trogn a Gezang: The New Book of Yiddish Songs (trans. We Bring Forth Song) (New York: Workmen’s Circle Educational Division, 1972), 2-3.

Mark Varshavski, “Oyfn pripetshik,” on Lomir zingen: Lider far yidishe kinder (Let’s Sing A Yiddish Song!: A Treasury of Popular Children’s Songs) (trans. Songs for Jewish Children), performed by Masha Benya and children’s chorus from Workmen’s Circle School No. 3 (Brooklyn: Famous Records, 1960?). Digitized by Judaica Sound Archives of Florida Atlantic University Libraries, accessed December 10, 2015, http://faujsa.fau.edu/jsa/search_music_LP.php?jsa_num=400694.