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  • Alte liebe

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 34 cm. | From "Zubrochene Fiedele" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Grosamer shicksal

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the drama "Ferboteneh frukht" (General). "Produced at Bessie Thomashefsky's Peoples Theatre New York" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Watch your step

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Successfully introduced by Bessie Thomashefsky in the comedy drama "Berele Tremp" at Kessler's Second Ave. Theatre, New York City" "This copy also contains the song Bereleh bosyak" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the musical "Bereleh tremp" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. & J. Kammen - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lowenworth, Sam
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • Ich bin an actor

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From "Zubrochene Fiedele" (General). Contains violin part (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lilien, Isidor
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • L' koved Shabos

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "As sung with Great Success at People's Music Hall, N.Y." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Davidoff, Jacob - Mesco, A. - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Sei a tate zu dein kind

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "as sung with Great Success by Mrs. Rosa Klug at People's Music Hall, N. Y." SourceL Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Altman, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Tate-mame thyereh die liebe hertzer eyereh

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Father, mother (parents), your loving hearts are dear." from "Suspiscion." Libretto: Moshe Richter. Performed by Samiel Tobias and Bessie Thomashefsky. "Pity those who are without parents. All is dark when mother and father are gone." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Ferdechtigkeit" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Cheisheck

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Desire/zeal" from "The girl from the west." Performed by Dora Weissman. "Zeal, overwhelming desire, makes young men grey. It can lead one to the electric chair. It got a famous man named White shot dead by a jealous husband. Don't let it overcome you. Have control when desire or lust tries to overwhelm you." Source: ...

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

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  • The rabbi's melody

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Inser Rebeniu -- Die Neieh Zeit (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph Rumshinsky - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Der yosem'l

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little orphan" from "Mazel tov" ("Good luck"). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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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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  • Adon olom waltz

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lord of all" from "Bar Kochba" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Performed by Regina Prager Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "Bar Kochba" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Men darf nit sein ferschlufen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "One should not be asleep" "Popular Hebrew Songs" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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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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  • Mutter und kind

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Mother and child" form "Blind men." Libretto: Max Gabel. "Goodbye my baby. I must give you away. May God keep you from all harm." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Blinde maenner" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Die New Yorker trehren

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The New Yorker's tears." "In New York, one is often in peril. There are unlucky things here. The city is full of robberies, murders, accidents, poverty, hunger, illness, unemployment, and homelessness. Overflowing are the tears of the city people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Altman, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Jewish war brides

    sheet music | 18 p ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky and Isidore Lillian Performed by Leon Blank Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Milchume kalles -- Der Yidisher soldat -- A stikele broit -- Gam ze l'toivo. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Das boimele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little tree." This is a narrative allegorical ballad. "Our ancestors planted a tree of truth and knowledge. It then bloomed and bore sweet fruit, the Ten Commandments and Torah/Holy Writ. We nestled, like birds among broad leaves, within our Jewish traditions. Over the ages, though, storms have beat against the great tree, it has ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Gan Eden blum

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 34 cm. | From "Zubrochene Fiedele" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Besser is zu bleiben a moid

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Better to remain a maiden/unmarried girl" "One year after marriage, the hopeful maiden becomes a worn-out housewife. She's always at home, cleaning, cooking, with babies. Her husband says those are her duties, and goes to the theater. Better to have stayed single!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Reingold, Isaac
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • A freilichs, sisu vesimchu

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "A joyful dance tune, be happy and celebrate" from "The white slave" Performed by Keni Liptzin. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the drama "Di vayse sklav" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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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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  • Ich hob

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "I have" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Sam Kestin "I have everything I want, without a cent in my pocket. All is mine, property and busness, fine home and clothes. I don't lie; I have it all. Only, it's all in my dreams." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 ...

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

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  • Der seider

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sung by The well known Tenor S. Pascal" "The seder (Passover festive ritual meal) night" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Altman, Hyman - Mesco, Adam - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • At a Hebrew wedding ceremony,

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | "Descriptive Fantasia" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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