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  • Dem antlofenem soldat's biografie

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "The deserter soldier's biography." "I was snatched away as a child for twenty years of bitter army life, where I was despised and abused as Jew, never to see my parents again. My mother's tears haunt me. After so many years, I have run off and now wander alone." (General). From the operetta "The Deserter" ...

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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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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  • Ich vill sehn mein kind

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by Pvt. Maurice Leibson ; arranged by Pvt. Bernard Lebow. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Elsnarre Music Publishing Co. - Leibson, Morris - Lebow, Bernard - Leibson, Maurice
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Halt es aich

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Control yourself" from "Eternal light" Libretto: Anshel Schorr. "Despite tribulations, have self control, and bear your burdens." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Tates hit euer heim!

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Fathers, guard/protect your home." "Watch your children, and do not let them roam the streets. They are in danger of accident or crime. Newspaper boys, be especially careful." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Secunda, Sholom - Siegel, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Die Torah

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Torah is the best merchandise" from "Two engagement contracts (for marriage)." "Honor the Torah all of your life. It is the dearest possession you can ever have." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Zwei t'noyim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Mismor le David

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Pslam of David" from "God, Man, and Devil, or the Jewish Faust." Libretto: Jacob Gordin. Acclaimed performances at the time by Bertha Kalish and David Kessler. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "Gott, Mensch, und Teufel" (General). Arranged for piano and violin. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Brody, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Business in America

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "In this golden land, everything is business; but not all is kosher, so better beware." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • The young mother

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz - Mevedieff, Jakov - Reisen, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • A sigh from Zion

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Manishor, J. - Weissman, Chayim
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • A friend in life

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Shlomo Steinberg Performed by Hyman Nathanson and Morris/Maurice Schwartz. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Brody, Joseph - Reznik
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • The lonely war bride

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "When he left her, he wrote from the battlefield of his eternal love. Now her groom has perished in battle. Lamenting, she longs to join him in the grave." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Russotto, H. - Zavodnik, Max
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Nina

    Ethnic Music, Opera. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:32 | 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. ...

    • Contributor: Victor - David Medoff - Leroy Shield - Joseph Rumshinsky
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1925-04-23
  • The golden peacock

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "When a golden peacock flew far away, it lost its fine feathers. Pity the bride of a cruel husband. Oh, sad is Israel desolate in diaspora." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz - Beimel, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Das lied der liebe

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 | "The song of love" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Rose Zuckerberg" I will wait for you; my love is forever." 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: 1911

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  • Di a lte kashe and Di m'sinke oisgegeben

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 29 cm. | "The old question" and "Giving away (marrying off) the youngest child." "This appears to be the first publication issued by Henry Lefkowitch, who subsequently formed the Metro Music Co., a publishing house and retail outlet for music and muscial instruments." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Henry Lefkowitch - Lefkowitch, Henry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Hashivenu nasad

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Redeem us, or bring us back (from our wanderings in exile)." from "The Jewish Faust." Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden "From birth to grave, a man wanders far from his homeland. Alone and desolate as a stone, he seeks peace with others, and labors for his bread. Oh Lord, end all suffering, and return our people to ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Kammen, Jack - Kammen, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Yudishe kazatzke

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jewish Coassack, or Russian Cavalryman dance tune." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • A chant for Sabbath night Jewish folk song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Kindle the braided taper candle (for the prayers concluding the Sabbath, at Saturday twilight)." "As we recite the blessings to conclude this peaceful Sabbath, let us pray for a good and peaceful week ahead." 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: 1920

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  • A striker song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "This was a song of the marchers on a strike picket line." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz - Halpern, Moshe Leib - Lefkowitch, Henry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Wer hut die shuld?

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Who has the guilt?" "Tell me who should be blamed. Who is the guilty one?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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