- Ruth RubinRuth Rubin
[Note from tape log inside tape box:] Niggun ? [Singer’s name made illegible by typos here, but given on Tape 11 tape log inside box cover as: Zusia Levitan] HASIDIC [sic] SONG without words, was a MALE song. Hence few women are carriers... The first four tunes were taken off a wire recorder owned by Lazar Axelbank, who recorded his family singing at a house party... The question marks indicate doubt as to the type of NIGN (or tune) this might be... It may or may not be a Hasidic tune. Many tunes were table songs tunes [sic], during festivals and Sabbath and holiday meals... 41897 Ruth Rubin tape was digitized.
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