Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • A mutters hertz

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:39 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, 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 only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Jakov M. Medvedieff - Edward T. King - Louis Friedsell
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915-05-04
  • Song of love

    sheet music | 50 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Lied der liebe -- Boys hit ob di meidlach -- Damen recht -- Zise hofnung -- Men tor nit -- Pizekach kinderlach -- Fun viegele bis'n keiver -- Gavotte, Ferzveifelte liebe -- Antkegen got ken men kain chochem nit sein. (Content). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Shor, A. (Anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • A striker song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "This was a song of the marchers on a strike picket line." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz - Halpern, Moshe Leib - Lefkowitch, Henry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • America, ich lieb' America, ich lieb dich

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:09 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). 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 only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Gus Goldstein - Edward T. King - Archie Gottler - King's Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916-03-16
  • Al tiro avdi Jacob, kiddusch

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Have no fear my servant Jacob, blessing." Libretto: Jacob Gordin Sung by Jacob Adler -- note on cover Opera composer and lyricist: Goldfaden, Abraham, 1840-1908 Opera arranger: Rumshinsky, Joseph, 1881-1956 Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "The Jewish King Lear" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • 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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  • The mechuteneste

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The female in-law" Performed by Fannie Reinhardt. "Play musicians, so I may dance at the wedding of my child. Time goes by so fast in our lives. Let the joys be celebrated!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Emune is theier

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Faith is precious" from "The Polish Jew." Libertto: Boris Thomashefsky. Performed by Bernard Bernstein and Rose Zuckerberg. "Keep your faith from birth to death. Honor the Ten Commandments and the Torah/Holy Writ." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Der Polischer Yid". (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • The rabbi's melody

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Two songs: Our dear rabbi and The new time/modern era "Sing a spiritual melody in honor of the rabbi." "In America, it is a new era, the time for freedom, equality, and love." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph M. Rumshisky - Edelstein's Second Ave. Theater - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Hornstein, Samuel
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Siesser heim

    Musical Theater, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:12 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). 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 only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the ...

    • Contributor: Victor - William Robyn - Nathaniel Shilkret - Joseph Rumshinsky
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1923-02-26
  • Tate mame masel-tow

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Father and mother, good luck, processional" from "Man and wife." Libretto: Sigmund Mogulesco. "Musicians play a happy tune. Congratulations to the parents of the bride and groom." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Man und weib" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Dem pastechels cholem

    Musical Theater, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:26 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, 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 - Jakov M. Medvedieff - Edward T. King - Herman Wohl - Arnold Perlmutter
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915-05-04
  • Nit bei motien

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:59 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, 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 only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Jacob Jacobs - Nathaniel Shilkret - Peretz Sandler
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1923-10-24
  • Die fartribene yisoimele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The dispossessed/expelled orphan." "Far away from home, from wife, from parents, and friends, he is soon to be laid unknown in a cold grave. God, have pity on the sorrowing hearts of such a grieving fmaily." Song inspired by the dedication of a monument at Arlington Cemetery for the unknown soldier of World War I. ...

    • Contributor: Morris Karlinsky - Karlinsky, Morris
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Ten brothers

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh Shmerel with your fiddle, and Tevye with the bass, play a merry little tune in the street near our house." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz Co. - Persin, Max
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Antkegen Got ken men kein chochem nit sein

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "In comparison with God, one cannot be wise." from "The song of love" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky "Only almighty God determines our fate in life. One cannot question or argue with God." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Das lied der liebe" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Altman, Yosef Me'Ir
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Dort wo die zeder and Hatikvoh

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Yonder (in Zion)where the cedars (bloom)" and "The hope." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. & J. Kammen - Imber, Naphtali Herz - Imber, Naphtali Herz Imber, Naphtali Herz - Kammen, J. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Cavatina fun Figaro

    Opera. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:45 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, 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 only. Downloading is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Joseph Winogradoff - Josef Pasternack - Gioacchino Rossini
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922-11-14
  • Fun wiegel bis in keiwer

    sheet music | 4 p., 12 x 9 | "From candle to grave" from "The song of love" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky "I have lived eighty years, and how fast time has flown. Yet, I still remember my mother's lullabies. Vanity, all vanity. Short is the journey form the cradle to the grave. Life is no more than a dream." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American ...

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

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  • Yankeleh

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little Yankel/Jacob." Performed by Jacob P. Adler. "Little Jacob, know our history, and always have faith in trust in God's salvation. Moses led us out of Egyptian slvaery. Here in America, we are free. May this country be blessed, Now there are terrible pogroms in the Old Country. May Japan win its war against Russia!" ...

    • Contributor: Asna Goldberg Music Co. - Freidsell, Louis - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • The young mother

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

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz - Mevedieff, Jakov - Reisen, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Beim lawyer

    Ethnic Spoken Word, Comedies. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:10 | Spoken (Category). Comic dialogue, unaccompanied (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 only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Gus Goldstein
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1924-05-15
  • Kabed es ovicko

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:08 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, 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 only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - William Robyn - Nathaniel Shilkret - Sholom Secunda
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1923-03-21
  • Weyiten l'cho

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "And it shall be given unto you" from "Nathan the wise." Libretto: Joseph Gordin Performed by Jacob P. Adler and Rosa Karp. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. "Remember, God's children, the biblical blessings of spiritual sustenance in adversity, and of Jerusalem and Zion." (General). From "Natan, der vayze" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Jerusalem

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jerusalem, you are my heart and sould, and never will be forgotten." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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