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  • The war

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | Words and music by Jacob Zilbert & Gus Goldstein ; arranged by S. Secunda. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Yiddish words. (Language). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Goldstein, G. (Gusṭaṿ) - Zilbert, Jacob - Secunda, Sholom - Goldstein, G.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Mazel tov

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Good luck" from "Too late." Libretto: Moshe Dichter Performed by Malvine Lobel. "Blessings to all, and good luck always." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Zu spaet" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • A gut masoldig yohr

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "A good lucky year." Performed by William Schwartz. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. Heskes Number 605 Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Ich bin geven gross

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "I was great" Libretto: Moses Horowitz Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "King Solomon" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Dem rebens nigen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi's melody" from "Miseries, or troubles from children." "Let us dance and sing happily to the rabbi's sweet melody." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Zores fun kinder" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Yankele geht in shul arain

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little Yankele (Jacob) goes into the synagogue" from the opera "King Ahasverus" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "Konig Ahashverus" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Tate-mame bet far kinder

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Father, mother, pray for children." "Bridal couples pray to have children. Then, how much tears and heartache they often bring to their parents. You worry and scrifice for your children, who grow up, and then ignore you in your old age. Yet, everyone longs to be a mother or a father." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish ...

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

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  • The ancient harp

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Zion's ancient harp has resounded throughout the ages." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Joseph P. Katz Co. - Lefkowitch, Henry - Peretz, Isaac Leib
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Meidel! Meidel! Ich hob dich asei lib

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Maiden, maiden, I love you so." from "The blacksmith's daughters." Libretto: Peretz Hirshbein. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Dem shmidts tekhter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Modern Yiddish Theater Co. - Morris Schwartz - Brody, Joseph - Schwartz, Maurice
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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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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  • Die Yiddishe chuppe

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish Wedding." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Zunser, Eliakum - Small Solomon - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • El rachmum vechanun

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "God of mercy and compassion." Libretto: Joseph Lateiner Performed by Kalman Juvelier "God, have mercy and grant my salvation. I have suffered so much." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "The false step" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph Bordy and Louis Friedsell - Bordy, Joseph - Friedsell, Louis - Gastwirth, Henry M.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • A boychik up-to-date

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "He's a modern fellow, a wise boy, a bluffer. Girls, don't be deceived by him; take care, and beware." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Gilrod, Louis - Meyerowitz, David - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • As du kenst nit un weist nit nemt men sich nit unter

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If you cannot and know not, don't undertake it." from "The country girl." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Bernard Bernstein "Don't meddle or intrude; it's not healthy. Just stick to what you really know." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Das 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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  • Die stille chasune

    sheet music | 13 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Moses Horowitz "Das Emese Yidishe Harz" sung by Mr. K. Juvelier. "The true Jewish heart; it's not outward appearances, but in the soul, in true faith and love of God." "Kuplet, takeh dos" sung by Mr. Sam Kesten. "Couplet, this is it/really so; girls seek me, but I am not to be bought, and ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Yzias Mizrajum, selections

    sheet music | 21 p. ; 35 cm. | "The departure from Egypt." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Libretto by Moses Horowitz. (Statement Of Responsibility). Die Nevioh -- Chasene Huben -- Das Gulis Lied -- Der Stecken -- Zures is kein dange -- Eser makes, Chor -- Yzias Mizrajim March (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Columbus, ich hob zi dir gur nit

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Columbus, I have nothing against you." from "The power of nature." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky "America, land of freedom, I love you. Uncle Sam welcomes everyone, and Jews here are like other men. Columbus, you did a wonderful thing." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Die kraft fun natur" (General). ...

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

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  • The wandering Jew

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 31cm. | "The wandering Jew, or in lamentation and mourning, you are a Jew, go away." from "Dr. Almasada." Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. "In sorrow and tears, mistreated and hated, chased and abused, always wandering and never welcome. They tell us, you are a Jew, so go away, go far away." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 ...

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

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  • Dus zekele mit koilen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little sack with coals." "You could freeze in the winter; but for warmth, having coal is such a pleasure." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Dos wieg lied

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The lullaby" from "A Jewish daughter." Libretto: Mark Arenstein "You are so small, my child, and do not know yet of life's sorrows. May you see peace, and have freedom within your lifetime." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "A Yiddishe tochter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Frug, S. G. (Semen Grigor'Evich)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Steh auf mein man

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cn. | "Arise, my man." " Arise, get up my son, and seek a job. Toil from dawn yill night life so many others in a factory shop. Hear the machines rumble loudly in youre ars, and work fast. Labor for rent and food, while time passes, and the precious years of your life fly by." Source: ...

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

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  • Fun wiegel bis in keiwer

    sheet music | 4 p., 12 x 9 | "From candle to grave" from "The song of love" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky "I have lived eighty years, and how fast time has flown. Yet, I still remember my mother's lullabies. Vanity, all vanity. Short is the journey form the cradle to the grave. Life is no more than a dream." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American ...

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

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  • 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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  • 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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