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Freilachmakers Klezmer String Band, The / Flower Of Berezin, The
Album:Flower Of Berezin, The Collection:World
Artist:Freilachmakers Klezmer String Band, The Added:04/2007

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-05-06 Pull Date:2007-07-08 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:3 Jun27 May20 May13 May

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1.Fri, 01 Jun 07:Sarah Bellum
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4.Sun, 27 May 07:fool
radio experiment #13
2.Thu, 31 May 07:Rob
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5.Thu, 24 May 07:Rob
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3.Tue, 29 May 07:Decca
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6.Tue, 22 May 07:Gavin
a sound escape

Album Review
Reviewed 2007-05-07 
Blue grass Klezmer music. Instrumental (banjo, accordion, violin, balalika, guitar, contrabass). Hailing from Sacramento, Davis and Sebastopol, these five play modest and happy music with a tongue-in-cheek attitude. Blue grass/Celtic influences both in instruments (Banjo) as well by music selection.
1. Fast klezmer classic. Modest string plucking opening.
2. Mid-tempo, semi-sad Yiddish song. Fiddle opening. Dominant banjo leads to a ragtime finish.
3. Mirror tunes. An Irish tune, played first, later mirrored in a Klezmerized version. Violin and mandolin.
4. Banjo, guitar and accordion opening (long) to a traditional hora.
*5. Fast klezmer classic. Violin, guitar and a dominant banjo.
6. A partisan Yiddish song. Balalaika.
7. Fast Klezmer classic.
8. A slow Irish tune leading to a Macedonian dance. Violin, guitar and recorder.
9. A slow Yiddish nigun.Violin and mandolin.
10. Slow to fast. Dominant plucked strings.

Track Listing
1.Der Heyser Bulgar 6.Shtil Di Nacht
2.Papirosn 7.Leibedik Un Freilach
3.The Flowers Of Antrim/The Flower Of Berezin 8.Sonny's Mazurka/Horo
4.Baym Rebn In Palestina/Tantsl Firn De Makhetonim 9.The Medyatsiner Waltz/The Minsker Corporal's Waltz
5.The Odessa Bulgar 10.Der Rebbe Iz Gegangen/The Kishiniever Bulgar