Tramvay Lider

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Price: $13.98


Audio Samples: 
Tsu Dem Motorman (938.71 kb)
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Der Pontsh-Zeyger (941.16 kb)
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SKU: CD- CD 2922
Call Number: CD 1674
Ensemble/Performer: Charles Heller
Media Type: CD
Year of Release: 2015
Record Label: Independent

Charles Heller performs his song cycle Tramvay Lider, a musical setting of Yiddish poems written by acclaimed Yiddish poet Shimen Nepom who worked as a College St. streetcar conductor until his death in 1939 . The poems tell of life on the streetcar, and this performance is a lovely example of Toronto culture echoing through the decades. With pianist Brahm Goldhamer.

Performers:

Charles Heller, baritone and accordion
Brahm Goldhamer, piano
Rachel Pomedli, cello

Music by Charles Heller
Yiddish poems by Shimen Nepom

Track Listing:

1. Tsu Dem Motorman (1:40)
2. Der Pontsh-Zeyger (1:43)
3. Tramvay Reklames (1:00)
4. Durkh Di Gasn (2:02)
5. Ikh Bin Tsvey (2:38)
6. Fargesene Veltn (2:18)
7. In Gepaktn Tramvay (3:20)
8. Az Mayn Mame (2:42)
9. Der Konduktor (2:16)





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