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  • Das pekele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Little Bundle." "Wandering jew, traveling th earth, one day to rebuild the Holy Temple. Carry your precious bundle, the sacred Torah scroll. Cherish God's Holy Writ, and have no fear." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Al tiro avdi Jacob, kiddusch

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Have no fear my servant Jacob, blessing." Libretto: Jacob Gordin Sung by Jacob Adler -- note on cover Opera composer and lyricist: Goldfaden, Abraham, 1840-1908 Opera arranger: Rumshinsky, Joseph, 1881-1956 Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "The Jewish King Lear" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • In erez Isroel

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "In the land of Israel." from "The lady cantor." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Regina Prager "Our Holy Temple will be rebuilt. There, poets and musicians will create new works to celebrate the joy of Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Die chasinte" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Hepet mechutonim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Step lively, marriage in-laws." A special dance tune for the parents of the bride and groom. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Chantshe in America

    sheet music | 18 p. ; 35 + 31 cm. | Libretto: Nahum Rackow. Performed by Sam KestenSource: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Chantshe in America -- Weh dir kind von armuth -- Ich hob -- A man, a weib. (Content). Heskes number 580 Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Zu hot ihr nit gesehen mein Moishe

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Have you not seen my Moishe (Moses)" from "The Polish Jew" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky. "Moses took us out of bondage into freedom, and gave our people the Ten Commandments. Columbus found a new world in America, and now we have jouneyed to this golden land." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Altman, Hyman - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Die chasinte

    sheet music | 32 p. ; 31 cm. | "The lady cantor." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Riwkele un Yankele -- Kabeid es owicho -- Sholoim aleichem -- Oh, Bianka -- Rochele -- In erez Isroel -- Chad gadyo -- Shma Isroel. (Content). Heskes number 798 Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Mazel tov

    sheet music | 35 p. ; 35 cm. | "Good luck." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Louis Fried, Peter Grad, Kalman Juvelier, Regina Prager, Dora Siegel, Rosa Zuckerberg, and four other unidentified photos. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Der babes yerushe -- Masel tov -- Der yosim'l -- Men shokelt sich -- Moshiach is gekumen. (Content). Single and collected editions. ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • A brivele fun Rusland

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter from Russia." "Before it's too late, help your parents to emigrate and join you here, or at least send back some money to help support them." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Ich hob

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "I have" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Sam Kestin "I have everything I want, without a cent in my pocket. All is mine, property and busness, fine home and clothes. I don't lie; I have it all. Only, it's all in my dreams." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Cheisheck

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Desire/zeal" from "The girl from the west." Performed by Dora Weissman. "Zeal, overwhelming desire, makes young men grey. It can lead one to the electric chair. It got a famous man named White shot dead by a jealous husband. Don't let it overcome you. Have control when desire or lust tries to overwhelm you." Source: ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Akeidas Izchok

    sheet music | 79 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sacrificial binding of (biblical) Isaac." Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Overture -- Couplet, Lot Elieser and Yishmoel -- Chorus -- Abraham und Chor -- Abram fantasie -- Duet, Abraham and Sarah -- Abraham, Vanderer und Choir -- Finale den ersten act -- Act II Damen Choir -- ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Die zauberin

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sorceress" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Mirele's geburtstag -- Hotsmach solo -- Das blinden spiel -- Elend bin ich -- Der markt -- Babkelach -- Der katzew -- Yiden, bnei rachmonim -- Marcus' solo -- Gesang bei der zauberin -- Romance, Mirele -- Passach schin scha -- ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • As ich hob kein masel and Zum badekens

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Since I have no luck." and "For the veiling of the bride." "I am not lucky. All goes the opposite for me, no matter what. My folks had twelve sons, and longed for a daughter. Then I came along, a thirteenth son." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon - Shapiro, Herman S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Kunilemel

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "Kumilemel (name of comic hero)," also know as "Di beyde Kunilemel, oder der fanatik(The two Kunilemel, or the fanatic.)" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 Chasidim Chor -- Lied Karoline -- Studenten -- Alle meidlach hoben chasanim -- Karoina um Max -- Nein dem alten gabai! Nein dem neuen gabai! ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • A brivele zu Got

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter to God." "This is my letter to God. Almighty, please protect our people from goroms. Lord, in Your mercy have me placed our trust and faith. Save our brothers. Let them find safe haven, if not in America, then in the land of Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Mit geld tor men nit shtoltziren

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "With money, one must not be proud." "Do not be proud of wealth. Foruntes change, but ethical decency is constant. Money is only metal and paper. Therefore, do not let it harden your nature." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Meyerowitz, David - Hornstein, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Der Polischer Yid

    sheet music | 27 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Polish Jew." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Der Polischer Yid -- Chad gadyo -- Emunoh is theuer -- Ow horachmon -- Zu hot ihr nit gesehen mein Moishe -- Nehm schon ob zurik dain siesse heim. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Mir gefelt asa meidel wie du

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "I'd like a girl just like you." "That's what he tells me, but I tell him that I would not like a boy just like him." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Keser toiro

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ornamental crown (set upon the scrolls) of the Torah" "As a silver crown adorns the Torah, so does the Torah itself adorn our lives." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Gilrod, Louis - Motzan, Otto - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Die Yudishe nation

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish nation" from "Hone, sweet home" (General). Libretto: A. Schwartzberg. (General). "For the Jewish people, religion is the treasure which sustains and nourishes. Honor the Torah, our beloved Holy Writ, and cherish all of the Jewish traditions." (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Heskes Number 543 (General). From the drama ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Mesco, A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Es is a tanug!

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "It is a pleasure" from "Bridegroom and bride" Libretto: Sigmund Mogulesco "Love is bittersweet. But mother, it is a pleasure to be wooed." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Choson kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Der bar mitzvah march

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Moses Seiffert "Bar Mitzvah, or son of good deeds, processional" from the "The essence of being a Jew" Performed by Elias Rothstein. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Das pinteleh Yud" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Thomashefsky, Bores - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Unsane toikef

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "And we declare the mighty holiness of this day (Jewish New Year/Rosh Hashanah)." Libretto: Abraham Michl Sharkansky. "What will befall us over the year ahead? On Rosh Hashanah it is inscribed, and on Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) it is sealed." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Up town, down town

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: S. Kornblith Performed by Miss Greenfiel, Sam Kesten, Dave Medoff, and Dora Weissman. "We're a success, and now we're moving uptown!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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