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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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  • Selections from "The Jewish heart"

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish Soul." Libretto: Jacob Terr Performed by Rosa Zuckerberg. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Di toire -- Oilom habe -- Haneowim wehanimim -- Sei gezund -- Masol Tow -- Reporter song -- Ich benk a'heim -- Tekio gedoilo -- Wey dem tate, wey der mame. (Content). Violin part. (General). Sheet ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Gilrod, Louis - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Oi! s'is mir wohl, oi! s'is mir gut

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh I am well, Oh, things are good for me" form "The essence of being a Jew.:" Libretto: Moses Seiffert Performed by Bernard Bernstein. "I know how difficult it can be, and yet I am glad to be a Jew." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Dos pinteleh Yud" ...

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

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  • Das pintele Yud

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Great Hit of Thomashefsky's "People's Theatre"" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). from "Das pintele Yud" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Ich benk a'heim

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Talk of the Town" "The Jewish Soul" (title of play Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950) (General). From the operetta "Der Yiddishe neshomeh" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Menshele meinst du west wibig leben

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little man, do you think you will live forever" from "The essence of being a Jew." Libertto: Moses Seiffert Performed by Rose Zuckerberg. "Be mindful of life's end, and don't be a fool. Let good deeds and noble works be your legacy. A good name is the best memorial when you are laid to rest." ...

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

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  • Weidershe meluche

    sheet music | 18 p. ; 35 cm. | "Women's handiwork/trade." Libretto: Nahum Rackow. Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky, Peter Graff, Rosa Karp, and Mr. Rubin. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Damaged goods -- Gute nacht -- Ich hob mich schon eingetreit (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Mutter und kind

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Mother and child" form "Blind men." Libretto: Max Gabel. "Goodbye my baby. I must give you away. May God keep you from all harm." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Blinde maenner" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Das heilige sekele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little holy pouch/bag (in which is kept the talles/prayer shawl)." Performed by Sam Hart. "The dearest possessions are our religious objects." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Piano part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Gilrod, Louis - Motzan, Otto
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Gott und sein mishpet is gerecht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "God's judgment is right/just" from the operetta "Gebrokheneh hehrtser" ("Broken Hearts"). Because of the song's dramatic essence and [Jacob P.] Adler's particularly stirring rendition, it became a great favorite with audiences. Over the years, this selection has often been performed on the Yiddish stage. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Jewish war brides

    sheet music | 18 p ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky and Isidore Lillian Performed by Leon Blank Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Milchume kalles -- Der Yidisher soldat -- A stikele broit -- Gam ze l'toivo. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Avreimale

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Der Yudisher soldat

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

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

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  • Music album of the play, Jewish war brides

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Milchomo kalos -- A Yudisher soldat -- A shtikele broit -- Gam se l'towo good. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • A Yiddishe m'luche

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Jewish trade/handcraft." "It is the Jewish customary trade to work for all the world. Yet what do these efforts and talents matter, when the Jew is chased from land to land. May the sound of the shofar awaken the Jewish soul to rebuild Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Brody, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Das siderel

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little prayer book." This was the first of many collaborative works by the unique musical twin brothers Jacob and Joseph Kamenetzky (changed to "Kammen"); subsequently, they formed their own publishing house, known as the J. and J. Kammen Co. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Kamenetzky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Oi! s'is mir wohl, oi! s'is mir gut

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Great Hit of Thomashefsky's "People's Theatre"" "Gezungen by Mr. Bernstein" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). from "Das pintele Yud" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Die fire korbunes

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Popular Fire Song" "Melody of Boir Choro Wiachperehu" An elegy for the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. fire. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kammen, Jack
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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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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  • Das heilige sekele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little holy pouch/bag (in which is kept the talles/prayer shawl)." "The dearest possessions are our religious objects." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Motzan, Otto - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Mein meschpuche

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • 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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  • Oilom habe

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Talk of the Town" From the play "The Jewish Soul" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Die Yidishe neshome" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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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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