Album 'Yiddishland' consists of songs composed by Karolina Cicha and Piotr Domagalski to the texts written by Jewish poets from Podlaskie region: Chaim Siemiatycki, Rabbi Elizer Szulman of Tykocin or Moris Rosenfeld from Sejny. Other songs are the testimonies of the places: “Bialystok main heim” and other traditional Jewish songs connected with this region, as well as a song, written in archaic Yiddish, by the XVIth century scholar Rivka Tiktiner, whoa father was raised in Tykocin. Some of this texts have never seen the light of day – have never left the archives.
Miron Zajfert, Artistic Director of New Jewish Music Festival in Warsaw:
'Karolina Cicha is a charismatic singer and a composer endowed with extraordinary sensibility to poetic phrase. “Greetings from Yiddishland” (....... more