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  • A bisselle glick

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little happiness" from "Once in May." Libretto: Morris Schwartz "Oh, where is a little luck, some bit of happiness? We pray for healing and redemption to come our way." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Amol in May" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Max R. Wilner and Morris Schwartz - Irving Place Theater - Schwartz, Morris - Sandler, Peretz6
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Jerusalem

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jerusalem, you are my heart and sould, and never will be forgotten." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Wen Gott der freit, is kein muhl shepit

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "If God wills/permits, it is never too late." "All troubles may disappear, fools seem wise, weak turn strong, and beggars become rich. Anything is possible, only is God so wishes." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Doctor, Rubin - Kammen, Jack - Kammen, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Jeshiwe bocher

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The seminary student, or the Jewish Hamlet" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky (General). Eil Mole Rachmim -- Kaddish. (Content). Those two songs were performed as the soliloquy of young Vigdor, the Jewish Hamlet, in mourning for his father who had been chief rabbi of the community. (General). Sung by Boris Thomashefsky. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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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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  • ' Svet sich shon auspresin

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "It will iron itself out" from "The tailor's daughter." Libretto: Zalman Libin Performed by Ludwig Satz "One can smooth everything out and make things better. It doesn't matter whether it's a tailor without a job, a sick wife with a baby every year, unpaid rent and grocery bills. In this country, and even over the ...

    • Contributor: Edelstein's Second Ave. Theater - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Satz, Ludwig
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Die heimat

    Musical Theater, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:09 | Vocal (Category). Male 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Simon Paskal - Nathaniel Shilkret - L. Praskin
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920-10-18
  • A tremp bistu, geh weiter, geh

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "You are a tramp, go far away" from "Dr. Almasada" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden "Reingold added more verses suitable for vaudeville performances, updating this favorite song of the immigrants." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "Dr. Almasada" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Reingold, Isaac - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • O, these beautiful eyes

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Beauty is found in your shining bright eyes." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "My Sweet Girl" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • 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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  • Akeidas Izchok

    sheet music | 52 p. ; 35 cm. | Kor, mir aled Acrum's kinder -- Kuplet fun Lot, Elieze, un Ishmael -- Kor -- Avrum un kor -- Avrum fantasie -- Avrum un Sarah -- Avrum un wanderer -- Sarah, engel un Kor -- Damen Chorus -- Zila un damen -- Kor, alter mener -- Kuplet Lot, trink lid un tants -- Zila un ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898

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  • A grus fun die trenches

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm | "A greeting from the (war) trenches." Performed by Anna Lillian. "I bring a letter from our boys in the trenches, a greeting from Uncle Sam's brave army." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Isidore Lillian - Lillian, Isidore - Secunda, Sholom
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • A mutters hertz

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:39 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Jakov M. Medvedieff - Edward T. King - Louis Friedsell
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915-05-04
  • Gott, far vos shtrufst die deine kinder?

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:43 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - William Robyn - Nathaniel Shilkret - Joseph Rumshinsky
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922-08-25
  • Mensh, o mensh

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Man, oh man" from "A year after the wedding" Performed by Leon Blank, Rosa Karp, and Samuel Rosenstein. "Man, you are a slave to nature, but love will strengthen you." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "A yohr nach der chassene" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • A kadish

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A memorial paryer for Abraham Goldfaden." "In sacred memoryof the poet-playwright, the originator and father of the Jewish drama." "Who can forget his songs and operettas. Now a light has been dimmed. Though dead, he lives forever in his works, and will always be with us. Let everone recite the kaddish for Goldfaden." Source: Heskes, ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • In cheder' In chederl

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:30 | 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 - Moshe Milner
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922-09-05
  • Man und weib

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Man and wife." Libretto: Sigmund Mogulesco. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Feter meilach -- Man und weib (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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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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  • A tenzel noch der goldener yoich ; A tenzel mit der mameniu

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little dance after the golden chicken soup ." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Second title in violin part only (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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
  • 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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  • Die blumen krenze

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "The floral wreath." "One runs to a wedding with wreaths, joyful songs and dances; but those festive flowers fade as does life. The last dance is a solemn parade to the grave, where remains the final floral wreath." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Oif'n pripetshok An old Hebrew folk song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "By the fireside/at the hearth." "Learn the alef beys and study Torah. It will nourish your spirit for all of your life, my dear children." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. and J. Kammen Co. - Kammen, Jack - Warshawski, Mark
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Briederlech, arbeiter!

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Brothers, workers!" "We workers must better ourselves. Toiling for bread from childhood to death, we must have better wages." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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