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  • Die Yidishe hofnung

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish hope." "Israel is not lost, but will be reborn. Let us sing a song of thanksgiving to God." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. Noted in volume as "Saul Schenker Co." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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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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  • Sholem beias

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Peacefull house" (also known as "Home, sweet home") from "The wedding day." Libretto: Joesph Brody "Lucky is the man who has the blessings of a tranquil home, and a good family." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Yom hakhupeh" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Brody, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Wen men ruft dich zurik

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "When you are called back/pass away." "What does man value and seek in this life? Suddenly old, even if rich, one faces the end. Know that you cannot take anything with you into the grave." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Shveig telebende

    Ethnic Music, Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:29 | Vocal (Category). Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Anna Hoffman - Gus Goldstein - Edward T. King - King's Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916-05-16
  • Jeshiwe bocher

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The seminary student, or the Jewish Hamlet" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky (General). Eil Mole Rachmim -- Kaddish. (Content). Those two songs were performed as the soliloquy of young Vigdor, the Jewish Hamlet, in mourning for his father who had been chief rabbi of the community. (General). Sung by Boris Thomashefsky. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Az Got will shist a beshim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If God wills, a broom shoots." from "Bridegroom and Bride" Libretto: Sigmund Mogulesco. "Anything can happen, and all things are possible, but only with God's help." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Choson kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Children, come home

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Performed by Clara Honigmen. "War is over, and honor is yours. Return to Zion, to the land of milk and honey. No longer be despised in exile." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Max Mansky Co. - Samuel Secunda - Secunda, Sholom - Lash, Isidor
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Sol a mol shoin sholem sain

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Let there be peace soon." "Let there be peace everywhere and for everyone; no more suffering and hatred." 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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  • In 100 yohr arim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "In one hundred years from now" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky. "One hundred years from now, people will be able to play to London and be back on the same day. I'll fly to France for lunch, Berlin for a matinee, and then on to Turkey for the night. By then, a penny will buy the world, ...

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Meyerowitz, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Dos lied fin dem broit

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The song of bread." "Almight God, grant us strenth to earn our daily bread, with the labor of our hands and the will of our hearts." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Also noted in volume as the "Maruice Grossmark Co." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Jewish National Flag Co. - Warshawski, Mark - Brounoff, Platon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • The eternal wanderer

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

    • Contributor: Marcus Eisenberg - Weisser, Samuel - Eisenberg, Marcus
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • A kadish

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A memorial paryer for Abraham Goldfaden." "In sacred memoryof the poet-playwright, the originator and father of the Jewish drama." "Who can forget his songs and operettas. Now a light has been dimmed. Though dead, he lives forever in his works, and will always be with us. Let everone recite the kaddish for Goldfaden." Source: Heskes, ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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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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  • A brivele fun Rusland

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter from Russia." "Before it's too late, help your parents to emigrate and join you here, or at least send back some money to help support them." 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: 1912

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  • Shabbis tug

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:20 | Vocal (Category). Female vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Victor ledgers state, "12 men." In this time period it is believed to indicate the instrumentation shown. The instrumentation is not confirmed. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Anna Hoffman - Nathaniel Shilkret - David Meyerowitz - King's Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920-10-25
  • Mazel tov

    sheet music | 35 p. ; 35 cm. | "Good luck." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Louis Fried, Peter Grad, Kalman Juvelier, Regina Prager, Dora Siegel, Rosa Zuckerberg, and four other unidentified photos. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Der babes yerushe -- Masel tov -- Der yosim'l -- Men shokelt sich -- Moshiach is gekumen. (Content). Single and collected editions. ...

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

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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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  • Mameniu koif mir dos

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Mother, buy this for me." "Mother, don't buy me dresses or Jewels. Only he alone, as my betrothed, do I want." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Noted in volume as "Saul Schenker Co." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • A chaver in leben

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "A friend in life, or a lifelong companion." Performed by William Schwartz "I am forty years old, and still a bachelor. What good is money if I am alone. I seek a loving companion, a good wife for life." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Koenig Ahasverus

    sheet music | 29 p. ; 35 cm. | "King Ahasuerus" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Gebet-lied in schul -- Konigen Esther's bitte -- Esther's forderung beim konig - Chohr sternenseher - Sternensaher solo -- Kuplet waisoso -- Konigin erzahlt ihre abstammung -- Duett Mordechai und Esther. (Content). Incomplete piano and violin parts (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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