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Lyrics - Osher Shvartsman


Shpitsn berg farshlofn
In der fintstrer nakht;
Moln frish-batoyte
Otemen banakht.
S'shtoybn nit di vegn,
S'roysht nit mer der vald;
Vart a vayle - ‘st oykhet
Opruen zikh bald.

The mountain tops have gone to sleep
In the dark night quiet valleys are full of fresh mist
No dust comes from the pathways
No noises from the forest
Wait a little and your time to rest will come


from Baym Taykh - By the River, released August 20, 2006


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Polina Shepherd (Skovoroda) was born in Tomsk, Russia. Now an internationally renowned singer, she brings the songs of the Steppes and the Shtetl up to date with passion and haunting soul. Her singing, based on traditional forms, is deeply rooted in east European Jewish and Russian folk. Growing up in Tatarstan placed her close to Islamic ornamentation, which can be heard in her unique vocal style ... more

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