Shura Lipovsky, composer-songwriter, is one of the key figures in the revival of Yiddish music and song.
Honoring his name, the ensemble ‘Novaya Shira - New Song’ offers to the public her new poetry and compositions.
|Di tsayt||The time|
|Tekst un muzik S.Lipovsky||Lyrics and music S. Lipovsky|
|Di tsayt, zi loyft, zi bavegt mikh;
tsi baveg oykh ikh di tsayt?
|Time rushes by, it moves me,
Do I also move the time?
|Di tsayt zi firt, zi vekt mikh;
tsi vek oykh ikh di tsayt?
|Time leads me on and wakes me,
do I also wake the time ?
|Tsi khap ikh di rege, tsi khapt zi mikh ?
A nes farborgn farblondzhet zikh!
|Do I seize the moment or does it seize me?
A miracle, unseen, has lost its way.
|Tsi vilstu gefinen dayn gildene sho ?
Zukh, nit zukh, zi iz shoyn do!
|Do you hope to find your golden hour?
Search or not, it's already here.
|Vos ken, bekitser, a mentsh nokh ton ?
Di tsayt, zi rirt mikh tsaytik on…
|What indeed is one to do?
The time will touch me when it's ripe.