YIVO Partners with CTMD on Ruth Rubin Online Exhibition

CTMD is proud to be a sponsor of YIVO’s new online-exhibition, highlighting the field recordings of over 1,500 Yiddish songs made by renowned vocalist and scholar, Ruth Rubin. Performed by some of the most extraordinary traditional singers of the 20th century, including Rubin herself. The 78rpm acetate discs, reel-to-reel tapes and cassettes recorded by Rubin between 1946 and the 1970s have been painstakingly re-assembled and are made accessible in an easy to use online platform for the first time. The exhibition includes a variety of materials including lectures, concerts, radio interviews, videos, and rare and unpublished manuscripts, photographs, and more.