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  • Eini, eini, yordu maiem

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Successful Songs from Libin's Play The Neighbors" "Tears flow from my eyes" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the play "Die shekheynim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Brody, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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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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  • Shmendrig

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | The name "Shmendrik" passed quickly into the vernacular as referring to a good natured simpleton or oaf. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Solo Braine mit chor -- Romance Rosa -- Duett Rosa und David -- Rosa mit chor -- Breine mit chor -- Die kale heist Paulina tanz. (Content). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Die New Yorker trehren

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 5 cm. | "The New Yorker's tears" "Sung with great success by Mrs. S. Kanner" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Altman, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Die blumen krenze

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The floral wreath" "As sung with great success by Mrs. Young" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Shalach monos

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sending of presents." "The true gifts of Purim are our religious traditions, and God's blessings upon every generation. May all evil-doers, the wicked Hamans, never prevail." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Kinder, kinder

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Children, children" from "Tisza-Eszler (name of a town in Hungary)." In 1882, fifteen Jews were imprisoned, and stood trial in the town of Tisza-Eszla. They were accused of the ritual murder of a local girl who had been missing. She was reported alive in another village, but the Jews of the town had to leave ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Shabos noch dem tish

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sung by Miss Peppi Littmann" "Sabbath, after the table (festive meal)" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Mysel, H. - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Dos wieg lied

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The lullaby" from "A Jewish daughter." Libretto: Mark Arenstein "You are so small, my child, and do not know yet of life's sorrows. May you see peace, and have freedom within your lifetime." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "A Yiddishe tochter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Frug, S. G. (Semen Grigor'Evich)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Up town, down town

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: S. Kornblith Performed by Miss Greenfiel, Sam Kesten, Dave Medoff, and Dora Weissman. "We're a success, and now we're moving uptown!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Men darf nit sein ferschlufen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "One should not be asleep" "Popular Hebrew Songs" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Kinder, kinder

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Children, children" from "Tisza-eszler [Name of town in Hungary]" and "Send of presents (food gifts for the holiday of Purim)" "Dear child, you father labors for bread, and your mother struggles to keep you safe from any cruel harm." "The true gifts of Purim are our religious traditions, and God's blessings upon every geenration. May ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Dem arbiter's hand

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The worker's hand." "Strengthen the hand of workers everywhere, in mines, farms, construction, factories, all toiling under the yoke of poverty. Men, women, even children and the aged, all enslaved, lift up your heads, and proclaim that there must be fair wages for honest hard labor." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). ...

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Davidoff, Jacob - Mesco, Adam - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • A brivele con chosen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A letter from the bridegroom." "A soldier is parted from his bride, and goes off to war. She tearfully asks him to send letters, until God brings him safely back to her. Alas, she reads his last letter. He has died in battle, a hero." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet ...

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

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  • Mamenu Including an Elegy to the Triangle Fire Victims

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Mother dear." Appears to be a song whose lyrics were quickly augmented to reflect a tragic event. "Oh, the sorrows of mothers who struggle, and the anguish of orphans left alone. Woe for those victims who perished, and for their families desolated in grief." The Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire occurred at Washington Place and Greene ...

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

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  • Die New Yorker trehren

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The New Yorker's tears." "In New York, one is often in peril. There are unlucky things here. The city is full of robberies, murders, accidents, poverty, hunger, illness, unemployment, and homelessness. Overflowing are the tears of the city people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Altman, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Long live the land of the free

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Be blessed, you free land.""Uncle Sam, sweet heaven of freedom of us the opressed. Fly the American banner high for the land of opportunity and justice. Long live the land of the free!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Weh dir kind von armuth

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Woe to you, child of poverty" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky "Slave of need, you must labor for bread from childood to death. All your life is a struggle to survive, a battle against poverty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Chantshe in ...

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

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  • Shmendrig

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 31 cm. | Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden (General). Shmendrig's opera -- Romance Rose -- Duett Rose und David -- Rose mit chor -- Breine mit chor -- Die kale heist Paulina. (Content). Violin part only (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Briederlech, arbeiter!

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Brothers, workers!" "We workers must better ourselves. Toiling for bread from childhood to death, we must have better wages." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Mensch hab kein sorgen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "as sung by the foremost stars of the Jewish stage: Jacob P. Adler and David Kessler" "The Greatest song-Hit of the season" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Asna Goldberg Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Meyerowitz, David - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Men tohr nit

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "One must not" from "The song of love" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky "Enjoy the good years. One should not throw them away, or waste them. Have a good time while you can, but be careful never to shame yourself." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Dos lid der libeh" (General). ...

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

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  • Der auf sein a nacht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Thereupon is night" "Popular Hebrew Songs" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Sof ganeff littlijo

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A thief's destiny is his hangman" "Popular Hebrew Songs" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Good bye

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | From the musical "Ladies first." "When a girl marries, she says goodbye to her parents' household. Their joy mixes with sadness on her wedding day, for now she is leaving their home." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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