Mir zaynen do tsu zingen! We're here to sing!
Di Goldene Keyt
Golden Chain 13943, Ltd., p. 1997

Zalmen Mlotek: musical director
Mark Zuckerman: composer in residence

The singers
Sopranos: Lesli Cutler, Helene Gasner, Miriam Goldberg, Sara Ruderman, Nancy Samotin, Robin Sneider*, Judith Steinhardt, Gail Watson
Altos: Bonnie Dietrich, Cheryl Gross, Gladys Gruenwald, Lisa Ann Kirsch**, Susan Romanalis*, Debra Rothman, Abby Simon
TÚnors: David Bernstein, Abe Gershowitz, Bill Gross*, Nachum Lerner, Stuart Malkin, Jonathan Rose, Leibel Rozner
Basses: Peter Allen, Abba Borowitch*, Dan Rous, Mark Zuckerman

* section leader
** production stage manager

1. Mir zaynen do tsu zingen--We're here to sing (Mark Zuckerman) 2:02
2. Dremlen feygl--Drowsing Birds (Leah Rudnick / Leyb Yampolski, arr. Zalmen Mlotek) 2:56
3. Mayn rue-platz--My resting place (Morris Rosenfeld, arr. M. Zuckerman) 3:40
4. Dona, dona (Aaron Zeitlin/Shalom Secunda, arr. M. Zuckerman) 3:26
5. Di zun vet aruntergeyn--The sun will set (Aaron Zeitlin / Sholom Secunda, arr. M. Zuckerman) 2:59
6. Gebet--Prayer (Avrom Reisen / Mark Zuckerman) 3:35
7. Unter dayne vayse shtern--Under your white heavens (Avrom Sutzkever / Avrom Brudno, arr. M. Zuckerman) 3:42
8. Der Yid der shmid--The Jewish blacksmith (Wolf Younin / Vladimir Heifetz) 2:08
9. Fun viglid biz ziglid--From Lullaby to Victory Hymn, Yiddish folk oratorio (Wolf Younin / Maurice Rauch, with Eng. nar. by M. Zuckerman and Z. Mlotek) 42:00
Tovah Feldshuh, narrator ; Edward Kortis, piano

Introduction
Two children are born
"Mazel tov!"
Viglid
Interlude
Learning to walk
Children at play
Interlude
"Zitsn shvitsn zibn shnayders..."
Libe lid
Interlude
Khasene
At the wedding
Storm troops
My people are burning!
"Kind un keyt tzeteylt tzerisn..."
Di Granatn
Song of Defiance
Freedom's Flag Moves Onward!
"Nem tzenoyf..."