This entry is part of the Lexicon of Klezmer Terminology (LKT). The LKT compiles a wide array of source materials that shed light on the historical and contemporary state of knowledge about klezmer music. Each entry includes a number of citations from primary and secondary sources that include or refer to the term in question. It also indicates whether musical notation or sound recordings are included in the source. By clicking on the bibliographic hyperlink at the end of each citation, you get the full reference.
“The bazetsh di kale, leading from there to where the wedding took place, to the khupe in the large synagogue, and back home -- all to the sounds of a ‘freylekhs’... Often the wedding-parade stretched over several streets before leading the in-laws back home, accompanied the whole way with the A. G. [Avrom Goldfaden] ‘getsoygene motive.’” [Dubno, Poland, pre-World War II]. Katshke 1966, p. 666.