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The next CDs from the series "Historical Collection of Jewish Musical Folklore 1912-1947" were released
The next CDs from the series "Historical Collection of Jewish Musical Folklore 1912-1947" Volume 7, Volume 8, Volume 9, which are records of sound phonograms from the Moses Beregovsky phonograph cylinder collection, were released. This collection represents one of the largest in the world collections of phonographic records of Jewish musical folklore, which is stored at the Institute of the Manuscript of Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine.
Discs Volume 7-8 (title is “Expeditions of M.Beregovskii, 1936-1939, to the Jewish Agricultural Colonies of the Southern Ukraine”). represent Jewish musical folklore in the Jewish agricultural colonies of Southern Ukraine. Selected records from the Moshei Beregovsky's expedition in Kalinindorf in 1936, which are presented on this CDs, show a clear accent on certain genres of Jewish folk music, illuminating the positive side of Jewish life on the collective farm and the creativity of its workers.
Disc Volume 9 (title is “Songs of Palestinian Jews from the Collection of Isaac Lurie (1913)”) represent phonograms of phonograph cylinder recordings with songs, cantillations and prayers of Jews in Palestine recorded in 1913. The release of this disc presents the world with some of the earliest examples of recorded eastern Jewish music traditions that have never been heard before. These unique recordings were made by Isaac Lurie (1875-1930), who was the keeper of the Museum of Jewish Historical and Ethnographic Society in St. Petersburg. The recordings reflect on ancient performance practices of Jews from Syria (Aleppo), Iran (Shiraz), Iraq (Baghdad), Morocco, Turkey (Urfa), Ethiopia and Yemen.
The site http://audio.ipri.kiev.ua contains all records of phonograms.