Classical songs and arias

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Released:
2020
Genre:
Classical

My favourite classical songs and arias that I have recorded for my own pleasure. Enjoy!!

Mayn Layb

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Released:
2020
Genre:
Dreampop

"Mayn Layb" (My Body) is about becoming who you are, in balance with yourself and nature.
Accepting age as an enrichment, and finally see the purpose of life.
It is all set in a mystical fairytale style with touches of classical and popmusic.

Sephardic songs

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Released:
2020
Genre:
Sephardic, Ladino

I have started with the recording of medieval Ladino and Sephardic songs. A mix between classical and world music.

Shlof mayn kind

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Released:
2020
Genre:
Yiddish

In this composition for 6-part a capella female choir with soloist, I have taken quotes from another traditional Yiddish lullaby, as well as from medieval choral singing, which evolves into a modern choral style as the text becomes more dramatic.

Afile

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Released:
2019
Genre:
singer-song writer, yiddish

This EP contains songs that are written based on poems of four different Yiddish female poets from the period 1920-1970.

Every song has a unique character and music style that fits the feeling of the poem. Alan and Lucette show on this EP their broad musical interest. There are refences to Bach, the romantic music of Straus, a Hollywood tango and Klezmer on this EP.

Zol Zayn

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Released:
2019
Genre:
Yiddish, Traditional

This first single of Lucette is one of her old time favorites. It’s a song about dreaming and hoping for better times.

Benkshaft

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Released:
2012
Genre:
singer-song writer, yiddish

Benkshaft is the fourth album of Lucette van den Berg. Benkshaft means desire. Desire to how it could have been. All songs are arranged by her. The songs are composed by her or by Mikhoel Felsenbaum
Safely order the CD through the website of YWM-recordings!

Yesoymim | Weeskes

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Released:
2008
Genre:
Yiddish, Fries,

A book with 21 selected Yiddish poems, translated into Frysian combined with pictures of the Jewish / Frysian landscape. Four of these poems are use by Alan Bern to compose into beautiful Yiddish songs, especially for Lucette.