International Nechama Lifshitz Vocal Competition

Repertoire/
Notes

Given section present full list of mandatory competition songs and notes, as well as lists of additional recommended songs.

Nechama's songs

1. Lev Pulver (1883–1970), Sholem Aleichem (Shalom Rabinovitz 1859-1916). Hinakh yora rayosi / You are beautiful, my beloved. [NOTES]

2. David Gofshtein (1889–1952). Avek der shabes / Saturday is coming out. [NOTES]

3. David EshethLeib Kvitko (1890 – 1952). Dos fidele/Violin. 
[NOTES]

4. Lev Kogan (1927–2007), I. Podriadchik & B. Boder. שומר/Guard. 
[NOTES]

5. Mordechai Gebirtig (1877–1942). Hey, tsigelekh! /Hey sheeps. 
[NOTES]

6. D. BericheyevFreyen zikh iz gut! / Rejoice is good![NOTES]

7. D. BericheyevMelukhe – melikhe / The state is a craft. [NOTES]

8. Katerina – moloditsa / Katerina is a great, arr. Lev Kogan. 
[NOTES]

9 . Mameshlog mir nit /Mom, don’t beat me, arr. Lev Kogan. 
[NOTES]

10. Samuil Senderey (1905–1967). Az a yingele zet an Alef / When the boy sees Alef. [NOTES]

11. Rivka BoyarskaOvsej Driza (1908–1971). Babi Yar / Babij Jar. 
 
[NOTES]

12. Shlomo Carlebach (1925–1994). Am Ysrael chay /The people of Israel are alive. [NOTES]

13 a. Yury Shaporin. (1887–1966). VocaliseNigun. Vers 1.  [NOTES]

13 b. Yury Shaporin. VocaliseMichoels Lied. Vers 2.  [NOTES]

14. S.RosowskyLomir zich Berten /Let’s reconcile.  [NOTES]

Jewish songs

Abram, Abram (Joel Engel) [NOTES]

Am Ysroel Khay – The people of Israel are alive [NOTES]

Avek der shabes – Saturday is coming out [NOTES]

AZ A YINGELE ZET AN ALEF – When the boy sees Alef [NOTES]

BABI YAR – Babij Jar – (R.Boyarska) [NOTES]

Boqer Boqer teireni dimati (Krein, Aleksandr) [NOTES]

Dal panim (Krein, Aleksandr) [NOTES]

Das Kind liegt in Wiegele (Engel, Joel) [NOTES]

DOS FIDELE – Violin [NOTES]

FREYEN ZIKH IZ GUT! – Rejoice is good! [NOTES]

Guard – שומר [NOTES]

HEY, TSIGELEKH! – Hey sheeps! [NOTES]

Hinakh yora rayosi-You are beautiful, my beloved [NOTES]

Yury Shaporin. Vocalise Vers 1 [NOTES]

Yury Shaporin. Vocalise Vers 2 [NOTES]

KATERINA – moloditsa- Katerina is a great (David Miretsky) [NOTES]

LCHA_KI_LCHA L’cha ki l’cha, Op.26 (Joel Engel) [NOTES]

Lomir sich überbeten-Let’s reconcile (Rosowsky, Solomon) [NOTES]

MAME, SHLOG MIR NIT – Mom, don’t beat me [NOTES]

MELUKHE – MELIKHE- The state is a craft [NOTES]

My jiddishe mamme. Jack Yellen, Lev Pollak [NOTES]

Soll ich wern a Row (Joel Engel) [NOTES]

Songs with orchestra

Am Ysroel Khay – The people of Israel are alive [NOTES]

BABI YAR – Babyj Jar [NOTES]

David Miretsky. KATERINA – moloditsa. Katerina is a great [NOTES]

DOS FIDELE – Violin [NOTES]

Yury Shaporin. Vocalise (Nigun) Vers 1 [NOTES]

D Shostakovich. Symphony №13 OP.113, part 1 «Babi yar» [NOTES]

D.Shostakovich. The Abandoned Father (From Jewish Folk Poetry) [NOTES]

D.Shostakovich. The Young Girl’s Song (From Jewish Folk Poetry) [NOTES]

D.Shostakovich. The Song of Misery (From Jewish Folk Poetry) [NOTES]

Mussorgsky. Hebrew Song, Version 1 [NOTES]

Anatolijus Šenderovas “Songs of Shulamith” [NOTES]

Other songs

BABI YAR – Babyj Jar [NOTES]

Balakirev. Jewish melody [NOTES]

D.Milhaud_Poemes_juifs [NOTES]

D.Shostakovich. The Abandoned Father (From Jewish Folk Poetry) [NOTES]

D.Shostakovich. The Young Girl’s Song (From Jewish Folk Poetry) [NOTES]

D.Shostakovich. The Song of Misery (From Jewish Folk Poetry) [NOTES]

David Miretsky. KATERINA –moloditsa [NOTES]

DOS FIDELE. Violin [NOTES]

Giacomo Meyerbeer. Rachel à Nephtali [NOTES]

Jack Yellen, Lev Pollak. My jiddishe mamme [NOTES]

Leopold Godowsky. Twas Eve and May [NOTES]

Mussorgsky. Le Roi Saul [NOTES]

M.Ravel. CADDISH [NOTES]

M.Ravel. Chanson hebraique [NOTES]

M.Ravel. L’Engime Eternelle [N0TES]

Mussorgsky. Hebrew Song, Version 1 [NOTES]

Mussorgsky. Hebrew Song [NOTES]

N.Rimsky-Korsakov. Jewish song [NOTES]

Schoenberg. Op. 1. 1. Dank (B minor, transposed) [NOTES]

Schoenberg. Op1. 2. Abschied (D minor, transposed) [NOTES]

H.Eisler, B.Brecht. Ballad of Marie Sanders, the “Whore of the Jews” [NOTES]

B. Gorbulskis songs:

Atmintis / Memory [NOTES]

Birželio pūga /June blizzard  [NOTES]

Devintoji banga /Ninth wave [NOTES]

Jūreiviška sakmė /A seafaring saga [N0TES]

Kelias į kalnus / Road to the mountains [NOTES]

Skambėkit, rytmečio balsai /Call, the voices of the morning [NOTES]

Sningant /In the snow [NOTES]

Sugrįžimas /Return  [NOTES]

Tuščias vasarnamis /Empty cottage [NOTES]

Žvaigždėtą naktį /On starry night [NOTES]

Žvangutis / A ringing bell  [NOTES]

Songs from Youtube

Rivka Boyarska, Ovsej Driza (1908–1971). Babi Yar / Babij Jar / Бабий Яр. https://youtu.be/MJ1_ilW6XQs

Oyfn Veg Shteyt A Boym / By the wayside stands a tree / На обочине стоит дерево https://youtu.be/TCTa4XkkXQs

Leib Pulver. You are beautiful, my beloved / Sheine dist du, meini chaverte / Ты прекрасна, моя возлюбленная https://youtu.be/1ZVeVkhwzIU

David Bericheyev. Freyen zikh iz gut! / It’s Good tu Be Gay / Радоваться – хорошо! / Džiaugtis yra gera!  https://youtu.be/O3syqqaHWL4

David Miretsky, Lev Kogan. Katerina-moloditsa / Катерина – молодиця / Katerina – šaunuolė. https://youtu.be/8EEzXi5rh1M

Mame, shlog mir nit / Мама, не бей меня / Mama, nemušk manęs, arr. Lev Kogan. https://youtu.be/avhX-sY9TUY

Shlomo Carlebach (1925–1994). Am Ysrael chay / Izraelio tauta gyva / Народ Израиля жив. https://youtu.be/VobHl31bgHw

Eili, eili https://youtu.be/iicT81USbQY 

Jomtevdike teg / Įvenčių dienos / Праздничные дни https://youtu.be/MdzRF61jwRw

Avreml https://youtu.be/OpvqAu2a4mI

Reyzele https://youtu.be/js1S2jx__Uo

 Shpil shpil, klezmerl shpil / Grok klezmeri, grok / Играй клезмер, играй  https://youtu.be/E95TbQZm3H4

Rabbeynu Tam https://youtu.be/YMYdMIb2HOg

Yankele https://youtu.be/32O2a2C33aY

Am Yisroel Khai / Izraelio tauta gyva https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RI_HxDhL4xc&feature=youtu.be

A Nigundel / Dainelė https://youtu.be/Xa3l1xlC-58

Lomir-zich Berten / Давайте помиримся / Susitaikykime https://youtu.be/9WwowrlLcd0

Freyen Zich Iz Gut / Džiaugtis – tai puiku https://youtu.be/O3syqqaHWL4

Oi mame, shlog mir nicht / Oi, mama, nemušk manes / Ой, мама, не бей меня https://youtu.be/Url0AaLnpG8

V.Šainski – I.Kerler. Yash / Degtinė https://youtu.be/jM5MrYdNlAw

Mordekhai Gebirtig. Reysele / Розочка https://youtu.be/js1S2jx__Uo

Warshawski. Yomtevdike Teg / Švenčių dienos Jomtevdike teg / Праздничные дни https://youtu.be/MdzRF61jwRw

Registration Information

You can submit video or audio recordings of your performance until 01.06.2021

The selected artists will be announced by 01.08.2021

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