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Yiddish Folksong Project Anthology Volume 1, Book



The arrangements of Robert De Cormier
Compiled, edited, and with background material, by John Yaffé


The first-ever publication of the late, great Robert De Cormier’s finely-crafted arrangements of Yiddish folk songs — and the first-ever large body of Yiddish folksong repertoire arranged by a master composer-arranger and suitable for concert/recital performance.



  • Versions for voice and piano
  • FREE downloadable MP3s with purchase of the Anthology
  • IPA and Roman transliterations as well as ‘word-for-word’ and ‘idiomatic’ translations
  • Yiddish Pronunciation Guide
  • Article on folk songs in arrangement
  • Article on Yiddish vis-à-vis German
  • Historical/contextual background on the Yiddish language as well as on each individual song

Additional information

Weight0.75 kg
Dimensions35.5 × 25 × 2.5 cm