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  • A Yiddishe troike

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Jewish trio: penitence, prayer, and charity." Performed by Yossele Rosenblatt. "Like a strong three-horse-drawn sled in deep wintry snow, three great virtues will get one through life's struggles: repentance, piety, and good deeds." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Frug, S. G. (Semen Grigor'Evich)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Yudishe kazatzke

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jewish Coassack, or Russian Cavalryman dance tune." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Die Yudishe nation

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish nation" from "Hone, sweet home" (General). Libretto: A. Schwartzberg. (General). "For the Jewish people, religion is the treasure which sustains and nourishes. Honor the Torah, our beloved Holy Writ, and cherish all of the Jewish traditions." (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Heskes Number 543 (General). From the drama ...

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

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  • Die fartribene yisoimele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The dispossessed/expelled orphan." "Far away from home, from wife, from parents, and friends, he is soon to be laid unknown in a cold grave. God, have pity on the sorrowing hearts of such a grieving fmaily." Song inspired by the dedication of a monument at Arlington Cemetery for the unknown soldier of World War I. ...

    • Contributor: Morris Karlinsky - Karlinsky, Morris
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Dos lied fin dem broit

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The song of bread." "Almight God, grant us strenth to earn our daily bread, with the labor of our hands and the will of our hearts." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Also noted in volume as the "Maruice Grossmark Co." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Jewish National Flag Co. - Warshawski, Mark - Brounoff, Platon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Dos naie Russland

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

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

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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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  • Yom hakhupeh

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The wedding day" Libretto: Joseph Brody Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta Yom hakhupeh" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Brody, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Malkes-malkes

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lashings, lashing" from "Teacher of the golden rule" "As written in the Scriptures, there is punishments for those who transgress, espically for hypocrites who say one thing and do another." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Rav hakolel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Abramowitz, Max
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • The eternal wanderer

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

    • Contributor: Marcus Eisenberg - Weisser, Samuel - Eisenberg, Marcus
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Mameniu koif mir dos

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Mother, buy this for me." "Mother, don't buy me dresses or Jewels. Only he alone, as my betrothed, do I want." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Noted in volume as "Saul Schenker Co." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Tate-mame thyereh die liebe hertzer eyereh

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Father, mother (parents), your loving hearts are dear." from "Suspiscion." Libretto: Moshe Richter. Performed by Samiel Tobias and Bessie Thomashefsky. "Pity those who are without parents. All is dark when mother and father are gone." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Ferdechtigkeit" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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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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  • Chantshe in America

    sheet music | 18 p. ; 35 + 31 cm. | Libretto: Nahum Rackow. Performed by Sam KestenSource: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Chantshe in America -- Weh dir kind von armuth -- Ich hob -- A man, a weib. (Content). Heskes number 580 Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • A boychik up-to-date

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "He's a modern fellow, a wise boy, a bluffer. Girls, don't be deceived by him; take care, and beware." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Gilrod, Louis - Meyerowitz, David - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • The country girl

    sheet music | 19 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Dos Bissele Erd -- Frauen-Rechte -- As du kennst nit un weist nit, nemt men sich nit unter -- Bist mein krein, mein welt. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • A Yid zu sein is gut

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "It's good to be a Jew." Performed by Nellie Casman. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Doctor, Rubin - Kammen, Jack - Kammen, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • A weibel wi a teibel

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little wife like a turtledove" from "Eternal light" Libretto: Anshel Schorr. "She's the woman of valor on Sabbath eve, the queen of the Passover table, and the heroine Esther at Purim time. A good wife makes a man happy in his life." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Heskes Number 525 ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • A freilichs, sisu vesimchu

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "A joyful dance tune, be happy and celebrate" from "The white slave" Performed by Keni Liptzin. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the drama "Di vayse sklav" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Das boimele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little tree" "Our ancestors planted a tree of truth and knowledge. It then bloomed and bore sweet fruit, the Ten Commandments and Torah/Holy Writ. We nestled, like birds amoung broad leaves, within out Jewish traditions. Over the ages, though storms have beat against the great tree, it has remained steadfast, and ever with us ...

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

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  • Chave and Di treren soldat

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The tears of a soldier" and "Eve." "Bitter Tears Are the Comfort of a Child Soldier" ; and "Since Adam's Time, There Has Been Eve (Enchanting but unfaithful, I am yet lured by her)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Small, Solomon - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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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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  • Mein weid kimt bald arein

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "My wife is coming in soon." Libretto: S. Kornblith. (General). "My wife is a tough woman with a big voice. When the landlord comes for the rent, I tell him to wait and talk to my wife." (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Uptown Downtown" (General). Sheet Music ...

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

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  • Koenig Ahasverus

    sheet music | 29 p. ; 35 cm. | "King Ahasuerus" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Gebet-lied in schul -- Konigen Esther's bitte -- Esther's forderung beim konig - Chohr sternenseher - Sternensaher solo -- Kuplet waisoso -- Konigin erzahlt ihre abstammung -- Duett Mordechai und Esther. (Content). Incomplete piano and violin parts (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • A freilichs

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "Be joyful, children, a joyous dance tune." 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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