Troyer-nign (LKT)

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“The bands themselves fashioned fitting melodies for the various situations and moods during the wedding, such as bazetsn di kale, badekns, unterfirung, khupe-marsh, troyer-nign, and so forth -- these were up until and during the ceremony, and later, during the meal: sherele, mitsve-tentsl, droshe-geshank-oyfshpiln and other entertainment songs...” Fater 1985, pp. 60-61