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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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  • 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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  • Sholom aleichem

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Peace be with you/greetings" from "A Jewish daughter" Libretto: Mark Arenstein 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 - Arenstein, Mark
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Weh dir kind von armuth

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Woe to you, child of poverty" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky "Slave of need, you must labor for bread from childood to death. All your life is a struggle to survive, a battle against poverty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Chantshe in ...

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

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  • Public opinon

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Max Gabel. Performed by Jennie Goldstein "People call me illegitimate, and I am ashamed of my birth. Yet I have rights, and am a human being. Oh what sorrows are caused by public opinion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Max Gabel Theater - Meyerowitz, David - Zeikin, Geroge - Shargel, J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Shabes

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sabbath." Libretto: S. Kornblith. Performed by Miss Manne and Mr. Rubin. "On Firday night, all is special at the dinner table, seated with wife and children. The food is delicious, and for these moments the world is a paradise." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Uptown, Downtown" (General). Sheet ...

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

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  • Zurik aheim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Return to home" from "Two engagement contracts (for marriage)." "I want to return home to you, my beloved. I have strayed far away, and pray to see you again. Do not cry, my dear wife." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Tsvey t'noyim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Klog von Zion's techter

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lament of Zion's daughters" from "Bar Kochba." Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. "God, hear our cries. We are the widows and orphans of Zion. Let our people rise up once again." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Bar Kochba" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Die nevuoh

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The prophecy" from "The exodus from Egypt." Libretto: Moses Horowitz. Performed by Regina Prager. "I see in a prophecy the rebirth of Jerusalem and Zion. Th tree where exiled Israel hund its hard shall blossom forth, and Israel's songs will be heard again." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera ...

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

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  • 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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  • Oi is schlecht

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish Heart." Libretto: Joseph Lateiner Performed by David Kessler. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From "Dos Yiddishe hehrts" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Brody, Joseph - Small, Solomon - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Die goldene zeit

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The golden time." Libretto: Shlomo Steinberg. Performed by Clara Honigman. "In a golden era, there will not be any more wars, just freedom and happiness. Mankind will be uinited in love and in peace." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Max Mansky Co. - Secunda, Sholom - Lash, Isidor
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Das chupe kleid

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The wedding dress" fromn "A clear/clean conscience." Libretto: Max Gabel Performed by Jennie Goldstein "Clothed in my wedding dress, I am happy. Yet in my heart I grieve, because my father has not lived to see this day." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Rayne gevissen." (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Lillian, Isidore - Secunda, Sholom
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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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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  • A gerus fin der mame

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "A greeting from mother." "A letter arrived from the Old Country. Woe to you, neglectful child, your mother pined away. Worried and abandoned, she has died." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Motzan, Otto - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Elijah the prophet

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz - Lefkowitch, Henry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Prohibition

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Prohibition is now the rule throughout the land. Congress has passed a law, and America forbids whiskey and beer. Therefore, no more drinking here. Instead, just put salt, horseradish, and vinegar in your cup." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Doctor, Rubin
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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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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  • 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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  • Moshiakh ben David

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Messiah, son of David." "Israel cries out for salvation and an end to oppression from the Hamans in every generation. May Almighty God send the Messiah son of David, to save us." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • Lechaim brider lechaim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "To life brothers, (a toast) to life." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker, Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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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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  • Shulamith

    sheet music | 90 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Eli regel -- The Blessing -- Wandering in the desert -- At the well -- Raisins and almonds -- Absolom at the well -- Duet, Shulamith and Absalom -- The oath -- The shepherds choir -- The oriental dance -- Come to me ...

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

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  • The Jewish Marseillaise

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Raise the banner of freedom, and march forward against tyranny." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Schreiber, Felix - Rouget De Lisle, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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