Yiddish Curiosities: a library of wonderful but forgotten Yiddish songs from the late 1920s and after (includes Polish Jewish Cabaret). Have a listen!

1. Link to list of posts on this site
2. Link to songs for sale
3. Click here for our music videos of Yiddish songs with English subtitles (mainly post-1925)
4. List of the still lost songs. Do you know any of them?
5. Warszawa zumerkurs song links


Friday, June 28, 2013

Di mezinke oysgegebn (sheet music available)

I decided to knock a few of the most famous Zhelonek songs off my to-do list today. Here's another one. The mezinke is your youngest daughter; when you give her away (in marriage) that's a great day, because she was your last big financial responsibility and now she's off your shoulders. (As one of the songs I haven't recorded yet points out: "until now, little bride, you've ridden on your father as if on a horse, but now, you poor thing, it will be the reverse").
Here's the sheet music with verses, translation from the Yiddish, and chords:

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