The Songs They Sang


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The Songs They Sang documentary and CD features music from the Vilna Ghetto, Lithuania during WWII. This clip features Drowsing Birds written in Vilna.

Drowsing Birds/Dremlen Feygl Af Di Tsvaygn
Lyrics – Leah Rudnicki (1916 – 1943)

Based on an early Yiddish song S’iz keyn broyt in shtub nishto
Words by Izi Charik, Music by Leyb Yampolski
Arranged by Joseph Giovinazzo
Deborah Kayser – soprano
Michael Kieran Harvey – piano

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