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  • Die sherele

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little sher, or square dance." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Dos pekel

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The parcel, or bundle." from "The girl from Lemberg (town in East Europe)" "All the world is orpanized and packed into parcels. The rich have a bundle of gold, and the poor a package of sorrows. Everyone carries his own bundle, in joy and sadness. No matter what that bundle holds, we bear it throughout ...

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

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  • The country girl

    sheet music | 19 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Dos Bissele Erd -- Frauen-Rechte -- As du kennst nit un weist nit, nemt men sich nit unter -- Bist mein krein, mein welt. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ellis Island

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh Ellis Island, you portal to the free land, how fearful you seem! We've struggled and sacrificed to come to America. We tremble with our great hopes. Now here on this island, at the very threshold and in sight of our goal, we are told to stop and go no further." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish ...

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

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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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  • Hatikvoh und Dort wo die zeder

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "The hope." and "There where the cedars (bloom)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Elende yesoimele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 31 cm. | "Forlorn, or lonely little orphan." "Help the innocent children, orphaned and starving because of the war." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Auf'n pripetchok

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "By the fireside/at the hearth." Performed by Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Warshawski, Mark
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Bruder Yisrolik in Zion

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Brother Israelite, or in Zion." "Enough of persecution in exile. Rebuild the land of Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Jonathanson, J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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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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  • Chantshe in America

    sheet music | 18 p. ; 35 + 31 cm. | Libretto: Nahum Rackow. Performed by Sam KestenSource: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Chantshe in America -- Weh dir kind von armuth -- Ich hob -- A man, a weib. (Content). Heskes number 580 Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Ohn a haim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Without a home" from "The power of nature." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky. "Without a home all one's life, we have been aliens everywhere in the world. Alas, so many of our children still wander, ever unwelcome." Performed by Peter Graff, Goldie Lubritzky, and Nettie Tobias. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the ...

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

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  • Weidershe meluche

    sheet music | 18 p. ; 35 cm. | "Women's handiwork/trade." Libretto: Nahum Rackow. Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky, Peter Graff, Rosa Karp, and Mr. Rubin. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Damaged goods -- Gute nacht -- Ich hob mich schon eingetreit (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • A Yiddishe troike

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Jewish trio: penitence, prayer, and charity." Performed by Yossele Rosenblatt. "Like a strong three-horse-drawn sled in deep wintry snow, three great virtues will get one through life's struggles: repentance, piety, and good deeds." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Frug, S. G. (Semen Grigor'Evich)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • A brivele der kale

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter to the bride." "A young bride waits to heard from her husband who has gone to America. No letters are sent. Abandoned, she finally dies of grief." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • A brivele con chosen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A letter from the bridegroom." "A soldier is parted from his bride, and goes off to war. She tearfully asks him to send letters, until God brings him safely back to her. Alas, she reads his last letter. He has died in battle, a hero." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet ...

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

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  • Die Yudishe nation

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish nation" from "Hone, sweet home" (General). Libretto: A. Schwartzberg. (General). "For the Jewish people, religion is the treasure which sustains and nourishes. Honor the Torah, our beloved Holy Writ, and cherish all of the Jewish traditions." (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Heskes Number 543 (General). From the drama ...

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

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  • Mir gefelt asa meidel wie du

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "I'd like a girl just like you." "That's what he tells me, but I tell him that I would not like a boy just like him." 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: 1914

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  • A brivele fun der heim

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "A letter from home." "Your parents have perished in a pogrom. There is no old homeland anymore." Source: Heskes, Irene. Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Doctor, Rubin - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1897

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