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  • Dos beigele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The hard biscuit/curved cracknel/bagel" from "Bridegroom and bride." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Ding, ding

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Played with Immense Success at the Grand Theatre, New York" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Zion" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Kabules punim

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 34 cm. | From the operetta "Her confession" "The Great Hit of Kessler's Second Ave. Theatre From Jos. Lateiner's Play" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Brody, Joseph - Friedsell, Louis - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • The deserter

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Shmulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). A Russian ukase in 1827 initiated forced conscription of Jewish male children into the army, where they had to serve for twenty-five years, removed from any family contacts. This was not seen as patriotic duty, but rather as a form of anti-Semitic abuse. Most immigrants knew ...

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • 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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  • Choson kale mazol tov

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Bridegroom and bride, good luck" from "Little blossom." This tune was extremely popular and passed into general knowledge as a folk song without mention of its author. Mogulesco was a highly versatile and beloved performer who often concluded theatrical presentations with his "signature" song. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Aneinu beiom zoreseinu

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Answer us (Almighty God) in our day of distress" from "Bridegroom and bride." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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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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  • Ben-ami

    sheet music | 48 p. ; 35 cm. | Pogrom Echo -- Ensemble -- Krambanbuli -- Ballet -- Dus fertriebene teibele -- Dus ferdil -- Dus yussemil -- Zion march -- Zedek lefonow -- Beit tate-mames kinder -- Wart a kappele. (Content). This final theatrical opus by Abraham Goldfaden was a four-act drama loosely based upon the novel "Daniel Deronda" by George Eliot. The ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Seder nacht

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The seder (Passover festive ritual meat) night". Performed by Sophie Karp. "Jews, do not be afraid of Pharoahs then and now. You will not be slaves, but free." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Violin parts only (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Small Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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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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  • Shlof lied

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sleep song, lullaby" from "Her confession" Libretto: Joseph Lateiner. Performed by David Kessler. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Ihr gloybens bekenung" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Brody, Joseph - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Dem rebens nigen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi's melody" from "Miseries, or troubles from children." "Let us dance and sing happily to the rabbi's sweet melody." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Zores fun kinder" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • A geruss fun der heim [A gruss von der heim]

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Musical Comedy by B. Thomashefsky" "The Tremendous Success of The Peopls' Theatre" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Der Yiddisher yankee doodle" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Friedsell, Louis - Meisel, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Company

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Tremendous Success of the Peoples' Theatre" "Musical Comedy by B. Thomashefsky" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Der Yiddisher Yankee Doodle" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Friedsell, Louis - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Zion march

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Zion processional" from "Son of my people" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Ben ami" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Goldene medine

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Lechaim -- Goldene-Medine. (Content). "Arranged For All Instruments" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902

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  • Pogrom "echo"

    sheet music | 16 p. ; 35 cm. | Incldues "Ensemble (Shlus I Act)" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Ben ami" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Ich beink a heim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Teres - Friedsell, Louis - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Yiskor

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Memorial prayer for the dead." from "All vows." Libretto: Abraham Michl Sharkansky. Sharkansky often used liturgical themes for his historical dramas. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "From Sharkansky's Opera "Kol Nidrei"" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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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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  • A man sol men sein

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | "The Great Hit of Kessler's Second Ave. Theatre From Jos. Lateiner's Play" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Brody, Joseph - Friedsell, Louis - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Blumen maedchen

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Maidens' flower waltz, chorus" from "The soldier deserter." "Buy our lovely flowers. Their fragrance is sweet." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From "The Deserter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Der Yiddischer martyrer march

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 31 cm. | "The Jewish Martyers, processional melody." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Malle vus men redt auf dem stoop

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sung by Mrs. B. Tomaschefsky." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Teres - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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