Hanukkah & Mountain Songs (STG #1150)

Hanukkah has just begun, and it’s also International Mountain Day. We celebrate both, with klezmer, traditional and untraditional Hanukkah songs, and tunes about mountains, both real and metaphorical. Enjoy!

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Hour 1
Mames Babegenush – Mountain Dance – Mames Babegenush With Strings
The Klezmatics – Happy Joyous Hanuka – Woody Guthrie’s Happy Joyous Hanukkah
Mahmoud Fadl – Jibal al Nuba (Mountains of Nuba) – Nubian Travels: The Drummers of the Nile Go South
Yemen Blues – Mountains Will Dance – Insaniya
Klezmer Conservatory Band – The Dreydl Song – Oy Hanukah!
Alisa Fineman – Ocho Kandelikas – Closing the Distance; Poems, Prayers & Love Songs
MEREMA – Vai, Two Mountains – Kezeren Koiht
Erran Baron Cohen – My Hanukkah (Keep the Fire Alive) [feat. Y-love & Dana Kerstein] – Erran Baron Cohen Presents: Songs In the Key of Hanukkah
Chris Berry & Panjea – Love On the Mountain – Dancemakers
The Temple Rockers – Days Long Ago (feat. Linval Thompson) – Festival of Lights
Ivo Papasov – Prayer from the Mountains – Dance of the Falcon
Allan Soberman – Shalom Aleichem – Searching for My Voice
Bujo Kevin Jones – Climb the Mountain – Tenth World

Hour 2
Chava Alberstein – High Atop a Mountain – Foreign Letters
Mari Boine – Alit Go Buot Várit (Higher than All the Mountains) – Room of Worship: Bálvvoslatjna
Groupe RTD – Buuraha U Dheer (The Highest Mountains) – The Dancing Devils of Djibouti
Mouth Music – Chi Mi Na Morbheanna (I see the great mountain) – Mouth Music
The Klezmer Conservatory Band – Frelekhe Kneydlekh – A Jumpin’ Night In the Garden of Eden
The Justin Vali Trio – Tsingy (The Sacred Mountain) – The Truth (Ny Marina)
King Django – Heveinu Shalom Aleichem – Roots and Culture
BraAgas – Ocho Kandelikas – Bestiále
Karavan Sarai – High Mountain – Woven Landscapes
The Klezmonauts – Joy to the World – Oy to the World – a Klezmer Christmas
James Whetzel – The Dreidel Sarod – Holiday: Sarod & Beats
Yiddish Glory – Afn Hoykhn Barg (On the High Mountain) – The Lost Songs of World War II
Lamia Bedioui & Solis Barki – Mountain (traditional from Lapland) – Fin’amor
Abdullah Ibrahim – The Mountain – Water from an Ancient Well
Fortuna – Shalom Aleichem – Mazal
Badma Khanda Ensemble – By the Foot of the Mountain – Mongolian Music from Buryatia
Erran Baron Cohen – Hanukkah Oh Hanukkah (feat. Y-Love & Jules Brookes) – Erran Baron Cohen Presents: Songs In the Key of Hanukkah

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