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  • Die tnoyim and gutte nacht

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The contract of engagement (to marry)" and "Goodnight" from "God's punishment." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Gotts Schtroff" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • A weibel vie a taibel - komisch duet

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Comic duet- a little wife like a turtledove" from "Eternal light." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Die vier frome weiber, couplet

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The four pious wives, couplet" from the opera, "Di grineh" ("The green or naïve one (female)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin Music Store - Brody, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Az Got will shist a besim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If God wills, a broom shoots" from "Bridegroom and bride." "Anything can happen, and all things are possible, but only with God's help." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Die nevuoh

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The prophecy" from "The exodus from Egypt." "I see in a prophecy the rebirth of Jerusalem and Zion. The tree where exiled Israel hung its harp shall blossom forth, and Israel's songs will be heard again." A decade later, this song became a favorite in the concert performances of Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt. Source: Heskes, Irene, ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Kalich Theatre opening march

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Sisi wesimchi

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

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Ben-ami

    sheet music | 48 p. ; 35 cm. | Pogrom Echo -- Ensemble -- Krambanbuli -- Ballet -- Dus fertriebene teibele -- Dus ferdil -- Dus yussemil -- Zion march -- Zedek lefonow -- Beit tate-mames kinder -- Wart a kappele. (Content). This final theatrical opus by Abraham Goldfaden was a four-act drama loosely based upon the novel "Daniel Deronda" by George Eliot. The ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Die sisse hofenung

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sweet hope" from "Bridegroom and Bride." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Konig Ahasverus, volume 1

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | Aufzug beim konig (Procession of the king)-- Hofdamen bei der Konigin (Court ladies with the queen); and "Krohnung Esther" ("Crowning of Esther") (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1899

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  • Departure from home (A remembrance)

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin, Music Publisher and Importer - Berson, M. - Montano, Donato
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • The second wife, volume II

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Nor fon fon -- Der shiduch is geshlosen (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Blank, Leon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Yisrolikel, yezt is di zait!

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little Israel, now is the time." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Cornsweet, S. A. - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Mit geld tor men nit shtoltziren

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "With money, one must not be proud." "Do not be proud of wealth. Fortunes change, but ethical decency is constant. Money is only metal and paper. Therefore, do not let it harden your nature." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Meliz Josher: Opus 1, The moral and He watches over you

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Righteous advocate/defender of justice (against the evil accuser." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. Katzenelenbogen Co. - Goldfaden, Abraham - Friedsell, Louis - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1897

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  • Shoifar shel moshiach

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Shofar/ram's horn of the Messiah." In Jewish tradition, the Messianic coming is to be heralded by a speical sounding of the ritual musical instrument of Judaism, the shofar. "When Messiah comes, King David will take up his harp to sing the Psalms, and Moses will lead us into the Holy Temple rebuilt. Now, mother Rachel ...

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

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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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  • Tanzt brueder tanzt

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Dance brothers, dance" from the play "After the ball." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Suffragettes

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ladies for rights/suffragettes" from "The song of love, or song of songs." In its Yiddish lyrics, the song mentions President Taft and advocates women as soldiers, mayors, congressmen, presidents, even as cantors and rabbis! Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Dem rebens dweikes

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi's ecstasy/mystic rapture." Music: folk melody. Lyrics: none. Popularized versions of four nigunim (traditional wordless spiritual tunes), particularly sung by the hasidim/pious ones (a special sect of Orthodox Judaism). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Ohn a mame

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 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). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • March

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | From Lateiner and Mogulesco's opera "Blihmeleh" ("Little blossom".) The first Yiddish-language title for music in the United States. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Blihmele" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Hellman - Hellman, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1894

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  • O Mari, valse

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Jos. P. Katz - Montano, D.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Eil molei rachmim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lord, God of mercy" from "The seminary student, or the Jewish Hamlet." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Jeshiwe Bochur, oder der Yiddisher Hamlet" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Tomashefsky, Boris
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Judische volkslieder: Der pedler and Das goldene land

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Yiddish Folk Songs." Der Pedler, "The Peddler." Das Goldene Land, "The Golden Land." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. Katzenelenbogen - Zunser, Eliakum - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1899

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