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  • Das pekele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Little Bundle." "Wandering jew, traveling th earth, one day to rebuild the Holy Temple. Carry your precious bundle, the sacred Torah scroll. Cherish God's Holy Writ, and have no fear." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Have mercy on the war sufferers

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. Noted in volume as "Saul Schenker Co." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Russotto, H. - Frug, S. G. (Semen Grigor'Evich)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • We all must fight for Uncle Sam

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 35 cm | 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: Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Steh auf mein man

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cn. | "Arise, my man." " Arise, get up my son, and seek a job. Toil from dawn yill night life so many others in a factory shop. Hear the machines rumble loudly in youre ars, and work fast. Labor for rent and food, while time passes, and the precious years of your life fly by." Source: ...

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

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  • Ich bin geven gross

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "I was great" Libretto: Moses Horowitz Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "King Solomon" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Liebesduett

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Moses Horowitz. Performed by Sam Kasten and Dina Weisman. "I am Romeo to your Juliet, Bar Kokhba to your Dina, Avshalom to your Shulamith. I am yours alone." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "Der Lodgen President" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Fun wiegel bis in keiwer

    sheet music | 4 p., 12 x 9 | "From candle to grave" from "The song of love" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky "I have lived eighty years, and how fast time has flown. Yet, I still remember my mother's lullabies. Vanity, all vanity. Short is the journey form the cradle to the grave. Life is no more than a dream." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American ...

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

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  • Wer hut die shuld?

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Who has the guilt?" "Tell me who should be blamed. Who is the guilty one?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Silberstein, A. (Alex - Silberstein, A. (Alex) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • The wandering Jew

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 31cm. | "The wandering Jew, or in lamentation and mourning, you are a Jew, go away." from "Dr. Almasada." Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. "In sorrow and tears, mistreated and hated, chased and abused, always wandering and never welcome. They tell us, you are a Jew, so go away, go far away." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Aza mazel aufin kaizer

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Such (bad) luck upon the Kaiser" from "Live and laugh." Libretto: Morris Goldberg. Performed by Sam Rosenstein. "Uncle Sam is at war, and our brave Yankee boys will win." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Geleybt un gelakht" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: William Pasternal and the People's Theater - Wohl, Herman - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • America

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "America" from "The Neighbors." Libretto: Zalman (Solomon Israel)Libin. Performed by Jacob P. Adler. "Hurray for America, land of the free. Someone who came from Odessa could run for Congress." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). from "The Neighbors" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Man und weib

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Man and wife." Libretto: Sigmund Mogulesco. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Feter meilach -- Man und weib (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Mutters gebet

    sheet music | 6 p., 13 3/4 x 10 1/2 | "A mother's prayer." "Almighty God, protect my children from all troubles and any harm. May they be safe from the tsar's cruelty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, J. L. (Jacob L.) - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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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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  • 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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  • God almighty

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lord God Almighty, or Mogulesco's waltz" from "The second Haman." Libretto: Moses Horowitz "Dear God, please protect and bless us." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Homon, der tsvayter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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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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  • 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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  • Ale ovend

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Every evening, or the Jewish Ezra." Ezra is a name symbolic of the wandering Jew. "He said that he was alone, a singer from the distant land of Lithuania, where men die of hunger. She drew water from the well for him to drink, and then he went away. Now, each evening she returns to ...

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz Co. - Gelbart, Michl - Reisen, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Rachmones!

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Have mercy" from "The land of tears." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky Performed by Peter Graff, Goldie Lubritzky, and Max Rosenthal. "Too great is the distress and injustice in this world. Send bread and help us. May Almighty God bless you for these good deeds. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta ...

    • Contributor: Jospeh Brody - People's Theater - Brody, Joseph - Meyerowitz, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Der Polischer Yid

    sheet music | 27 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Polish Jew." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Der Polischer Yid -- Chad gadyo -- Emunoh is theuer -- Ow horachmon -- Zu hot ihr nit gesehen mein Moishe -- Nehm schon ob zurik dain siesse heim. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • Song to labor

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "To all men and women everywhere, who toil in honest labor, I sing blessings and praise." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz Co. - Weinstock, Joseph - Frug, S. G. (Semen Grigor'Evich)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Unser neue heim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Our new home" from "Orphans of the world." Libretto: Isidore Lillian. Performed by Joseph Shoengold "Zion is the new homeland for the displaced and oppressed." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Yesoimem fin der welt" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Rabinowitz - Lillian, Isidore - Sandler, Peretz
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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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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