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Sunday, 24 January 2010
A Musical Interlude: Was kann der Sigismund daf?r da? er so sch?n ist .(Siegfried Arno)
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This schlager was the  hit of 1930. Who knew? 

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Posted on 01/24/2010 7:37 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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25 Jan 2010
Paul Blaskowicz

Sigi always gets me singing. Related vid: Tumbalalaika -



25 Jan 2010
Hugh [email protected]

I have tried, but cannot find, much of a  musical  connection between the 1930 schlager sung by Siegfried Arno and Yiddishkeit "Tumbalalaika" sung by the  Barry sisters,.save for the fact that Siegfried Arno was Jewish and so were the Barry sisters. In the same vein, I suppose there is also a connection between Felix Mendelssohn and Gene Simmons of Kiss.



26 Jan 2010
Send an emailPaul Blaskowicz
 
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I have tried, but cannot find, much of a  musical  connection between the 1930 schlager sung by Siegfried Arno and Yiddishkeit "Tumbalalaika" sung by the  Barry sisters [...]
 
OK: the connection comes at 3 degrees of separation and can be determined by any number of factors - singer, style, language, composer, writer -some totally unfathomable, or seemingly only very tenuously linked. It's youtube who decides  - I just go along where I'm (mis)led - as I do in life -  down highways, by-ways and dark alleys.   I clicked one of the  "related videos"  - An Eitsele - when Sigi had finished, and after listening to that, clicked on to another yiddish song, - forgotten the title, not so good -listed in  the r "related videos" of song No. 3 was Tumbalalaika. So I clicked on to that for a bit of a sing-alkong, as I know all the words.  Sei ruig
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