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  • Ver vet kadish zugen?

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Who will say kaddish" from "Noble sentiments" (or "Tender feelings") Libretto: Max Gabel Sung by Jennie Goldstein--note on cover. "A mother knows joys and sorrows through her child. This mother's son was killed in the war. Now, who will chant the kaddish for her, after she also is dead and in the grave?" Source: Heskes, ...

    • Contributor: Max Gabel Theater Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Goldstein, Jennie
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Steh auf mein volk

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 31 cm. | "Arise my people" from "Dr. Almasada" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden "Arise, awake from your dreaming. The morning sky is fresh and clear. All is alive with wisdom and hope. It is a new time, my people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Dr. Almasada" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Menshen fresser

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "Maneater (tuberculosis)" "This song affords a graphic description of the dreaded disease, which was then prevalent among the immigrant population in crowded New York City tenaments." "Such a sickness eats at our lungs, and takes away all one's strength. How hard it is to work and to take care of our families. And then this ...

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

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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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  • 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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  • The Jewish child

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Orphan child, your people have endured hardshop in exile. You were born to say kaddish forever." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Adler, Jacob P.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Shulamith

    sheet music | 90 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Eli regel -- The Blessing -- Wandering in the desert -- At the well -- Raisins and almonds -- Absolom at the well -- Duet, Shulamith and Absalom -- The oath -- The shepherds choir -- The oriental dance -- Come to me ...

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

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  • A mensch soll men sein [A mensh zol men zein]

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "One should be a decent, respectable person." Operetta also called "Abraham Hashkenazi." Libretto: Anshel Schorr Performed by Bernard Bernstein, Kalman Juvelier, and Regina Prager. "'Despite all, one must behave properly. Be a responsible human being." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From play of the same title. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • ' Svet sich shon auspresin

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "It will iron itself out" from "The tailor's daughter." Libretto: Zalman Libin Performed by Ludwig Satz "One can smooth everything out and make things better. It doesn't matter whether it's a tailor without a job, a sick wife with a baby every year, unpaid rent and grocery bills. In this country, and even over the ...

    • Contributor: Edelstein's Second Ave. Theater - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Satz, Ludwig
    • 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
  • 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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  • Die tnoyim and Gute nacht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Performed by Jacob P. Adler and Sara Adler. "The contract of engagement (to marry)" and "Goodnight" from "God's punishment." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Gotts Stroff." (General). Violin part only. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • The shepherd song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. "This is a long narrative ballad, presenting the allegory of God as a sheperd, and the people of Israel as His flock." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Bar Kochba" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • The Titanic's disaster

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The destruction of the Titanic, or the watery grave." "Man, you are no match for the cold ocean's power. It is a wet and deep grave. Shed tears for all the lives lost. And for her noble courage, all should honor and remember the name of Ida Straus." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, ...

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

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  • Hashivenu nasad

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Redeem us, or bring us back (from our wanderings in exile)." from "The Jewish Faust." Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden "From birth to grave, a man wanders far from his homeland. Alone and desolate as a stone, he seeks peace with others, and labors for his bread. Oh Lord, end all suffering, and return our people to ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Kammen, Jack - Kammen, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • A din Toire mit Gott

    Religious, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 03:47 | 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Joseph Winogradoff
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921-05-20
  • Yudishkeit

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jewishness/Judaism" "Celebrate the Jewish traditions, and observe our Judaism. Do not stray from your religious pathways." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Schuldig bist du, Yidele alein

    Musical Theater, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:29 | 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Kalman Juvelier - Arnold Perlmutter - Herman Wohl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1913-02-18
  • My America, our new hymn

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh America, our sanctuary on this earth in peace and strife, you are precious to me. I shall always serve you." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • The golden peacock

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "When a golden peacock flew far away, it lost its fine feathers. Pity the bride of a cruel husband. Oh, sad is Israel desolate in diaspora." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz - Beimel, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Eili, Eili lomo asavtoni

    Religious. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 03:39 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble (Description). Victor ledgers show accompaniment by orchestra (Shilkret) for takes 1 and 2. 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 - Joseph Winogradoff - Nathaniel Shilkret - M. Shalitt
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921-11-14
  • Tfilas milchomo

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

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Meyerowitz, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • When the boys wel'n kimen tzurik

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Noted in volume, published by Isidore Lillian, People's Theater (General). "When the boys will come back." from "Oh, Sadie." (General). Libretto: Louis Gilrod (General). Performed by Sam Rosenstein--note on cover. "When this war is over, and our soldier boys come home, we will all rejoice. Pray for victory and peace soon." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish ...

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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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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