Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Business before pleasure

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky. Performed by Boris Thomashefsky. "In America, you must always tend to the work first, in order to play later." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). "from "The Jewish Yankee Doodle"" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co./Asna Goldberg Music Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Meisel, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Bist mein kroin mein welt

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "You are my crown, my world" from "The country girl" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Bernard Bernstein and Bessie Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Dos dorfs meydel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Tzipka

    Musical Theater, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:40 | Vocal (Category). Female vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Victor ledgers: "12 men." This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Anna Hoffman - Nathaniel Shilkret - Isidore Lillian - King's Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920-03-26
  • Oi! s'is mir wohl, oi! s'is mir gut

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh I am well, Oh, things are good for me" form "The essence of being a Jew.:" Libretto: Moses Seiffert Performed by Bernard Bernstein. "I know how difficult it can be, and yet I am glad to be a Jew." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Dos pinteleh Yud" ...

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

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  • Mutter und kind

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Mother and child" form "Blind men." Libretto: Max Gabel. "Goodbye my baby. I must give you away. May God keep you from all harm." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Blinde maenner" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Keser toiro

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ornamental crown on the scroll of the Torah." "As a silver crown adorns the Torah scrolls, so does the Torah itself adorns our lives." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Gilrod, Louis - Motzan, Otto - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • A man, a weib

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A husband, a wife" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky "We are a modern couple" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Chantshe in America" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • A heim, a heim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Homeward, homeward (to Zion)" from "The force/power of nature." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky. Noted on item as being published by "Adler's Second Ave. Theater." Performed by Jacob P. Adler. "After two thousand years there is a homeland for our persecuted people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "The power of ...

    • Contributor: David Meyrowitz - Meyerowitz, David - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Children, come home

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Performed by Clara Honigmen. "War is over, and honor is yours. Return to Zion, to the land of milk and honey. No longer be despised in exile." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Max Mansky Co. - Samuel Secunda - Secunda, Sholom - Lash, Isidor
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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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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  • Die müme glückele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The auntie/lady luck" from "The widow." Libretto: Moses Horowitz Performed by Bernard Bernstein, Kalman Juvelier, and Regina Prager. "Good fortune is like an aunt who favors you." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Heskes Number 249 from the play "The Widow" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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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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  • Ohn a haim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Without a home" from "The power of nature." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky. "Without a home all one's life, we have been aliens everywhere in the world. Alas, so many of our children still wander, ever unwelcome." Performed by Peter Graff, Goldie Lubritzky, and Nettie Tobias. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the ...

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

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  • Das boimele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little tree" "Our ancestors planted a tree of truth and knowledge. It then bloomed and bore sweet fruit, the Ten Commandments and Torah/Holy Writ. We nestled, like birds amoung broad leaves, within out Jewish traditions. Over the ages, though storms have beat against the great tree, it has remained steadfast, and ever with us ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Ven du weinst un ven du lachst

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "When you cry, and when you laugh." "When things are good, you laugh and the whole world is with you. When you cry, you are alone." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Russotto, H. - Silberstein, A. (Alex)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Eil rachem

    Ethnic Music, Opera. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:16 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal duet, with orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording ...

    • Contributor: Victor - S. Birnzweig - William Robyn - Nathaniel Shilkret - Louis Friedsell
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922-03-17
  • Elieser's kinderlied

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Eliezer's children song" from "Sacrificial binding of (biblical)Isaac." (General). "A child is the whole world. To see him at bar mitzvah and then khupah, is the greatest wish." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "Akeidas Jitschok" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Chasnd'l off Shabos

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:24 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Mordechai Hershman - Nathaniel Shilkret
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1923-06-14
  • A chulem

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A dream (the world is)" Performed by Abe Schwartz and his daughter. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Shapiro, Reubin
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Ten brothers

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh Shmerel with your fiddle, and Tevye with the bass, play a merry little tune in the street near our house." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz Co. - Persin, Max
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • A freilichs, sisu vesimchu

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "A joyful dance tune, be happy and celebrate" from "The white slave" Performed by Keni Liptzin. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the drama "Di vayse sklav" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Ich bleib a bucher

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "I'll remain as a boy/lad" from "The Green/Naïve boy" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky. Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky. "It's more fun and less trouble to be a boy than a girl." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). from the operetta "The Green Boy" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Emune is theier

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Faith is precious" from "The Polish Jew." Libertto: Boris Thomashefsky. Performed by Bernard Bernstein and Rose Zuckerberg. "Keep your faith from birth to death. Honor the Ten Commandments and the Torah/Holy Writ." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Der Polischer Yid". (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Die moral-prediger

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The moral/ethical preacher." "From birth, my life has been a struggle, threatened always by evil-doers. Yet, I am not bitter in my sorrowing heart. I remember always the ethcial principle, that the moral way is to live and let live. Alone, I wish good luck to all." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. ...

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

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  • The fall of the Russian Czar

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 pages) ; 35 cm | music by Max M. Cahan ; lyrics by M. Zavodnick. (Statement Of Responsibility). Caption bears alternate title "Nicolay's mapule." For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Yiddish ; Roman alphabet. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Cahan, Max M. - Zaṿodnik, Maḳs.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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