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  • Elende yesoimele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 31 cm. | "Forlorn, or lonely little orphan." "Help the innocent children, orphaned and starving because of the war." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Leben sol Columbus

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the operetta "Di grineh milyoneyr" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Uptown, downtown

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: S. Kornblith Performed by Dora Weissman, Sam Kesten, Dave Medoff, Miss Greenfield. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. Uptown, downtown -- Fifty-fifty -- Mein weib kumt bald arein -- Shabos. (Content). Heskes number 721 Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Seven boarders

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Comic ballad about the problems with various boarders taken in to the household for the extra rent money: big eater; talkative writer; tailor with his sewing machine; fighting man and wife; gambling card player; actor always rehearsing; and finally, a handsome gigolo, who tries to steal away the wife. "Now, no more boarders!" Source: Heskes, ...

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

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  • Der oksen-joch

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Played with Immense Success at the Grand Theatre, New York" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Zion" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • Das kidushin ring

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The marriage ring" "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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  • Dos beinken aheim

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

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Schwartz, Abe - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • Ballin' the jack

    Instrumental parts | 36 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet (2), 1st B-flat clarinet (2), basses (2), drums (2), 1st & 2nd E-flat horns or altos (2), 3rd & 4th E-flat horns or altos (2), 1st & 2nd trombones - bass clef (2), 1st & 2nd trombones - treble clef (2), bassoon (2), oboe (2), 1st B-flat cornet (2), ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Smith, Chris - Smith, Maurice F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914
  • Der heileger shabos

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The holy Sabbath." "Enjoy the blessings of the sacred Sabbath day." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Doctor, Rubin
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Zu hot ihr nit gesehen mein Moishe

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Have you not seen my Moishe (Moses)" from "The Polish Jew" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky. "Moses took us out of bondage into freedom, and gave our people the Ten Commandments. Columbus found a new world in America, and now we have jouneyed to this golden land." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular ...

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

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  • A gerus fin der mame

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "A greeting from mother." "A letter arrived from the Old Country. Woe to you, neglectful child, your mother pined away. Worried and abandoned, she has died." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Motzan, Otto - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Die neshume fin mein folk

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Great Hit of Thomashefsky's "Peoples Theatre"" (General). "Operetta in 4 Acts" (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Die neshume fun mein folk" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Folk-songs of the West and South : Negro cowboy and Spanish Californian

    vocal score | 19 p. ; 35 cm. | De rocks a-renderin' -- Moanin' dove -- The lone prarie -- The hours of grief -- The black face -- Bird dance song. (Content). Songs 1 and 2 "recorded" by Alice Haskell, 3 by Henry. F. Gilbert, 4-6 by Chas. F. Lummis. (General). "Volume IV [Spring Quarter - Part I] No. 27. Harmonized by Arthur ...

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Farwell, Arthur - Haskell, Alice - Gilbert, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - Lummis, Charles Fletcher
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1905

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  • Dos golus lied

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "From Prof. Horowitz's Opera Yzias Mizrajim" "Arr. by Perlmutter & Wohl" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Yzias Mizrajim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Gilrod, Louis - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Weyiten l'cho

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "And it shall be given unto you" from "Nathan the wise." Libretto: Joseph Gordin Performed by Jacob P. Adler and Rosa Karp. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. "Remember, God's children, the biblical blessings of spiritual sustenance in adversity, and of Jerusalem and Zion." (General). From "Natan, der vayze" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Leben zol Amerika

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Long live America" from "One should be a human being, or Abraham Haskenazi." Libretto: Anshel Schorr "Dear America, land of the free, home of liberty and equality. Long live America!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta, "A mensh zol men zein" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Rubinshtein, Modest - Rosenberg, Leo
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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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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  • Mother is your best friend

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Russotto, H. - Zavodnik, Max
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Shtoist sich on

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Be wise and persevere/press onward" from "The essence of being a Jew" Libretto: Moses Seiffert. Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Dos pinteleh Yud" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Gilrod, Louis - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Sorrows and joys

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the operetta "Dos ferblondzheter sheyfeleh" (General). "As Produced with Great Success at Thomashefsky's National Theatre New York. Songs Featured by the well known Star B. Thomashefsky and his Company." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Chazkel is a woiler yung

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950" (General). From the musical "Chazkel kol boinik" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Lebedeff, Aaron - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Sabbath eve A picture of the old home

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Carl Fischer - Katz, Simon - Reisen, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Our boys are coming back

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The war is over, and the world is at peace. America, my Uncle Sam, you victory has been won. God bless President Wilson and our land." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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