Jewish Orchestras, vol 1


Klezmer Resource Tape

Jewish Orchestras, vol 1
60 minutes


One side contains 7 recordings by Lieut. Jos. Frankel’s Orchestra plus two unusual recordings by him of a clarinet and accordion duo. The other side has four tracks by Abe Elenkrig’s Orchestra from 1913 and 1915 and several more recordings (1916-17) by anonymous Jewish and ‘Romanian’ orchestras believed to be the Abe Elenkrig Orchestra.

For more information, please read Kurt’s Klezmer Resources page.

To hear a sample track (Yidisher Orchester: Simkhas Toyre ca. 1917) click below: