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Miksa Eisikovits's Hasidic Jewish folk music collection from Maramures

Document | Accession Number: 2018.641.1

Photocopy of Miksa Eisikovits's (Max Eisikovits) Hasidic Jewish folk music collection from Máramaros (Maramures, Romania) documented in 1938-39. The collection consists of four school music sheet booklets with handwritten scores, annotations, and phonetic, liturgic Hebrew and Yiddish texts. Included are four additional sheets. Miska collected 160 songs during his research in Máramaros, but was unable to capture lyrics for all of them.

The collection has been published as "És a halottak újra énekelnek ..." : Eiskovits Miksa Máramarosi haszid zsidó zenei gyűjtéses (1938-1939) / szerkesztette Elek Judit ; a kottsákat megfejtette és digitalizálta Melis László = "After all the dead sing again ..." : Miksa Eisikovits's Hasidic Jewish music collection from Maramureş (1938-1939) / edited by Elek Judit ; the notes have been decoded and digitalized by Melis László. [Budapest] : Dánielfilm, 2018 (M1851 .E47 2018)

Date
inclusive:  1938-1939
Language
Hebrew
Yiddish
Extent
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Judit Elek
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-27 12:50:54
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