Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Zion's liedele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "An Overnight Success--Sung All Over The Country" For piano, with words Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. & J. Kammen - Meyerowitz, David - Kammen, Jack
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • Farewell my dear parents Jewish folk song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Farewell my dear parents. I am leaving to seek my fortune in a free land." Popular song among immigrants who had left their elderly parents back in the Old Country, and never saw them again. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz - Persin, Max
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Yamen roishen

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Jos. P. Katz - Hirschbein, Peretz - Weiner, Lazar S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Hepet mechutonim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Step lively, marriage in-laws." A special dance tune for the parents of the bride and groom. 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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  • Mother, Dixie and you!

    sheet music | 4p | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Leo Feist, Inc - Johnson, Howard - Santly, Joe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1927

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  • De karger chusin un kalle

    Ethnic Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:37 | Spoken (Category). Comic dialogue (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 not ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Louis Gilrod
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921-06-03
  • The shell shock shake

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (6 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | words by Joseph W. Grey ; music by F. Eugene Mikell. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. Includes one sheet of song lyrics and a letter from the Copyright Office dated October 14, 1919. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional ...

    • Contributor: Mikell, F. Eugene - Grey, Joseph W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • [If he can fight like he can love (good night Germany)]

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 unnumbered leaf) ; 32 cm | [words by Grant Clarke & Howard Rogers ; music by George W. Meyer]. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice. Title and statement of responsibility from additional sheet. Manuscript in ink and typescript. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Words typed ...

    • Contributor: Meyer, George W. - Clarke, Grant - Rogers, Howard Emmett
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Warenikes mit griben

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Shaped noddles/dumplings, with chicken fat rendeirngs/cracklings." from "Miseries, or troubles from children." A popular food delicacy. "Tseytel is a wonderul cook, and she has made a feast for us. So let us eat and dance." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Zores fun kinder" Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • K' Kshimcho

    Religious, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:06 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental quartet (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 - Mordechai Hershman - Nathaniel Shilkret
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922-03-21
  • In cheder' In chederl

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:30 | Vocal (Category). Tenor 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 - Mordechai Hershman - Nathaniel Shilkret - Moshe Milner
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922-09-05
  • Columbus, ich hob zi dir gur nit

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Columbus, I have nothing against you." from "The power of nature." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky "America, land of freedom, I love you. Uncle Sam welcomes everyone, and Jews here are like other men. Columbus, you did a wonderful thing." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Die kraft fun natur" (General). ...

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

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  • The governor's own

    Instrumental parts | 25 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet - conductor, solo or 1st B-flat clarinet, basses, drums, 1st B-flat cornet, 2nd & 3rd B-flat cornets, 1st & 2nd E-flat horns, 3rd & 4th E-flat horns, 1st & 2nd trombones (bass and treb clefs), 2nd B-flat clarinet, 3rd B-flat clarinet, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, ...

    • Contributor: Carl Fischer - Adams, Alton A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921
  • A fight for liberty

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 31 cm | the words by James Manning ; the music by George Graff, Jr. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: World Music Publishing Corporation - Graff, George - Manning, James
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • World war veteran

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 32 cm | music by John W. Newton ; lyric by Martin B. Swiss. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Melody Publishing Corp - Newton, John W. - Swiss, Martin
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • Der mames lidele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The mother's little song." "My child, from cradle to wedding canopy is so short a time. Never forget your mother, and may God bless you always." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Who's who with you

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 13 x 9 in. | Arthur Francis is a pseudonym of Ira Gershwin (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: T. Harms & Francis, Day & Hunter - Youmans, Vincent - Gershwin, Ira
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Marching through Germany song

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 31 cm | the words by Frank R. Pyles ; the music by George Graff, Jr. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: World Music Publishing Corporation - Graff, George - Pyles, Frank R.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • In our mountain bower

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 13 x 9 in. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Leo Feist, Inc - Carlo, Monte - Sanders, Alma M. - Johnson, Howard E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Auf'n pripetschok

    Sheet music | 7 p ; 31 cm. | Includes violin part (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Carl Fischer - Belov, Joel
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • The little house of dreams song

    sheet music | 1 score (5, [1] p.) ; 31 cm. | words by Arthur Wallace Peach ; music by H.T. Burleigh. (Statement Of Responsibility). For high voice and piano. "Sung by Mr. John McCormack." acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi - Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker) - Peach, Arthur Wallace - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • A mother's tears

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Produced at the Lipzin Theatre New York City" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From "A mames trehren" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. & J. Kammen - Meyerowitz, David - Kammen, Jack
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • The boy who was left "over there" song

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 31 cm | the words by Wray Anthony ; the music by George Graff, Jr. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: World Music Publishing Corporation - Graff, George - Anthony, Wray
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Have you been to Lons song

    sheet music | 1 score (7, [1] p.) ; 31 cm. | words by Gordon Johnstone ; music by H.T. Burleigh. (Statement Of Responsibility). For low voice and piano. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi - Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker) - Johnstone, Gordon - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Shwehr un shweeger tantz

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Father-in-law and mother-in-law dance." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker - Schwartz, Abe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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