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  • Keser toiro

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ornamental crown (set upon the scrolls) of the Torah" "As a silver crown adorns the Torah, so does the Torah itself adorn our lives." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Gilrod, Louis - Motzan, Otto - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Di a lte kashe and Di m'sinke oisgegeben

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 29 cm. | "The old question" and "Giving away (marrying off) the youngest child." "This appears to be the first publication issued by Henry Lefkowitch, who subsequently formed the Metro Music Co., a publishing house and retail outlet for music and muscial instruments." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Henry Lefkowitch - Lefkowitch, Henry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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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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  • Cheisheck

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Desire/zeal" from "The girl from the west." Performed by Dora Weissman. "Zeal, overwhelming desire, makes young men grey. It can lead one to the electric chair. It got a famous man named White shot dead by a jealous husband. Don't let it overcome you. Have control when desire or lust tries to overwhelm you." Source: ...

    • 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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  • Ich vill sehn mein kind

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by Pvt. Maurice Leibson ; arranged by Pvt. Bernard Lebow. (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: Elsnarre Music Publishing Co. - Leibson, Morris - Lebow, Bernard - Leibson, Maurice
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Ohn a mame

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 31 cm. | "Without a mother." "There is no one truer than a mother. Do not let her die of a broken heart." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Hornstein, David - Meyerowitz, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • A man, a weib

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A husband, a wife" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky "We are a modern couple" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Chantshe in America" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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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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  • The Jewish Marseillaise

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Raise the banner of freedom, and march forward against tyranny." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Schreiber, Felix - Rouget De Lisle, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Shabes

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sabbath." Libretto: S. Kornblith. Performed by Miss Manne and Mr. Rubin. "On Firday night, all is special at the dinner table, seated with wife and children. The food is delicious, and for these moments the world is a paradise." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Uptown, Downtown" (General). Sheet ...

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

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  • Hofnung sisse

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Tomashefsky "Youth has sweet hopes, dear daughter. As you leave our household for marriage, may you always be happy and healthy. Never forget me and your hcildhood. Journey safely to your new home (in America). Perhaps we may be together again some day." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From ...

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

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  • Dem rabins tfile

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi's prayer." 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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  • Keser toiro

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ornamental crown on the scroll of the Torah." "As a silver crown adorns the Torah scrolls, so does the Torah itself adorns our lives." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Gilrod, Louis - Motzan, Otto - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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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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  • El rachmum vechanun

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "God of mercy and compassion." Libretto: Joseph Lateiner Performed by Kalman Juvelier "God, have mercy and grant my salvation. I have suffered so much." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "The false step" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph Bordy and Louis Friedsell - Bordy, Joseph - Friedsell, Louis - Gastwirth, Henry M.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • 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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  • Auf jener seit

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "On the other side, or after death." Libretto: Jacob Gordin Performed by Jennie Goldstein. "You will not live forever. Therefore, it is much better to do good deeds and to leave a fine reputation, than to store up money which you cannot take along with you into the grave." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular ...

    • Contributor: Asna Goldberg Music Co. - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Mazel tov

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Good luck" from "Too late." Libretto: Moshe Dichter Performed by Malvine Lobel. "Blessings to all, and good luck always." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Zu spaet" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • A chant for Sabbath night Jewish folk song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Kindle the braided taper candle (for the prayers concluding the Sabbath, at Saturday twilight)." "As we recite the blessings to conclude this peaceful Sabbath, let us pray for a good and peaceful week ahead." 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: 1920

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  • Helft, liebe yiden!

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Help, dear Jews!" "Song appeals for donations of money to send food and clothing to the war victims in Europe." "Have pity on your relatives and friends left behind in the Old Country. The homeless and starving, the orphaned and sick, all are innocent victims of war." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldstein, G. (Gustav)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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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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  • Moshiakh ben David

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Messiah, son of David." "Israel cries out for salvation and an end to oppression from the Hamans in every generation. May Almighty God send the Messiah son of David, to save us." 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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  • Der yold is mich mekone

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The fool envies me." "Only a fool would envy my little piece of bread. No one knows how bad things really are for me." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Leibowitz, Max - Leibowtiz, Max - Goldstein, G. (Gustav)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Die goldene hochzeit

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Golden Anniversary" from the opera of the same name. Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky. Performed by Bernard Bernstein. "Celebrate together fifty years of married life. Happy golden wedding day!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 "Come celebrate together fifty years of marries life. Happy golden wedding day!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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