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  • Litwack and Galitzianer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Litvak (someone from Lithuania/Latvia) and Galician (someone from Galicia, then Austria/Poland)." from "Dos meydel fun vest" ("The girl from the west"). "More in jest than real antagonism, Jews from those two areas of East Europe poked fun at each other for their regional pronunciations of Yiddish, as well as their special food preferences and social ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Das shaifele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little sheep/lamb" from "Di Yiddishe kroyn" ("The Jewish crown"). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Teres Music Dealer and Publisher - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Mo'os tsur and Yigdal

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

    • Contributor: Mazin & Co. Ltd - Staub, Ferdinand
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • King Solomon

    sheet music | 40 p., 15 cm. | Triumph zug fur den Kenig -- Duet Sholom and Shulamith -- The Shepards Song -- Die Liebe -- Comic Song and Dance -- The Sermon -- Comic Couplet -- The Love of Zian -- Shulamith Polonais -- The Shephard -- Romance Begrusung -- Finale Act I -- The Girls after the Shephards -- Solomon and Chorus ...

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

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  • Mutters gebet

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Solomon Smulewitz = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "A mother's prayer." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Small, Jacob L. - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Mismor le David

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Psalm of David" from "God, man, and devil, or the Jewish Faust." Psalm 23 is included for this final duet of the dying heroine with a repentent hero (acclaimed performances at the time by Bertha Kalish and David Kessler). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Gott Mensch und Teufel" (General). ...

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

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  • The deserter

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Shmulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). A Russian ukase in 1827 initiated forced conscription of Jewish male children into the army, where they had to serve for twenty-five years, removed from any family contacts. This was not seen as patriotic duty, but rather as a form of anti-Semitic abuse. Most immigrants knew ...

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • A mother's prayer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 33 cm. | "Almighty God, protect my children from all troubles and any harm. May they be safe from the tsar's cruelty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Small, Jacob Lionel - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Yankele geht in shul arain

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little Yankel (Jacob) goes into the synagogue" from the opera "Keynig Akhasverus" ("King Ahasuerus".) Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The London Hebrew Publishing Company, Mazin & Co., Ltd - Goldfaden, Abraham - Garfinkel, A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • Die zauberin

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Mirele's geburtstag -- Hotzmach solo -- Das blinden-spiel -- Elend bin ich (Mirele solo -- Der markt -- Babkelach -- Der Katzew -- Yidden bnei rach'monim -- Marcus solo -- Gesang bei der zauberin -- Romance, Mirele -- Passach schin scha (zauberin solo -- Die terken ...

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

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  • Dos lied fun'm loin-shklav

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The song of the slave for wages." Winchevsky was a Yiddish journalist and poet who wrote about the difficult economic struggles of the immigrants. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Platon Brounoff - Brounoff, Platon - Winchevsky, Morris
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Happy Spaniards

    sheet music | 16 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin Music Store - Weishoff, Henry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • The mechuteneste

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The female in-law." Reference is to the familial relationship between mothers of a bride and the groom. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Donkey monkey business

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | From "The green or naïve children." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Das pintele Yud

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The essence of being a Jew." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: London Hebrew Publishing Co., Mazin & Co. Ltd - Berman, I. R.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Von wiegel biss in keiwer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "From cradle to grave." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Men hoidet zich in America

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "One can frolic in America," from "One should be a responsible human being, or Abraham Hashkenazi." "Oh to be a child, to frolic and swing freely. Ah, some people are able to be so carefree in America." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Zion march

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | From "Eternal light." "Our people have suffered such hardships in exile. May those who are oppressed return to Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • A mother's prayer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Music: folk melody. Often such arrangements of familiar Old World folk songs were performed as theatrical interludes. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Rakim meroch panajich

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Jibne Edition Jerusalem - Krein, Aleksandr Abramovich
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1923

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  • Chanson Russe

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

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Smith, Sydney - Svet, Mandel
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Dew drops

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin Music Publisher and Importer - Menner, Ernest
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Awaudas Jisroeil

    sheet music | 106 p., 13 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: C.G. Roder - Lachmann, J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1899

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  • By-gone days, waltz

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

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Berg, S. G.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Yisrolikel, yezt is di zait!

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little Israel, now is the time." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Cornsweet, S. A. - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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