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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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  • Kein Zion zuruck aheim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "To Zion home again." "Exiled Israel longs to return from diaspora to Zion. Even in this dear land of Columbus, the world's greatest republic, some of us suffer rejection for being Jews." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Mysel, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Die beitch

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The whip" from "Bridegroom and Bride." "Women do not be silent when men transgress. Perhaps they need the whip." 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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  • A mother's prayer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Music: folk melody. Often such arrangements of familiar Old World folk songs were performed as theatrical interludes. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Kunilemel

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Chasidim chor -- Lied Karoline -- Studenten -- Alle meidlach hoben chasanin -- Duet, Karoinaum max -- Nein dem alten gabai! Nein dem neuen gabai! -- First dem gabai in shil arain -- Chor toidte - und masel tov -- Gesang ensemble -- Finale. (Content). Sheet ...

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

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  • Bist mein krein, mein welt

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "You are my crown, my world" from "Dos dorfs meydel" ("The country girl".) A love duet. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Ich hob

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "I have." "I have everything I want, without a cent in my pocket. All is mine, property and business, fine home and clothes. I don't lie; I have it all. Only, it's all in my dreams. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Chantshe in America" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Das liebele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The loved one" from "Binding (of bibilicalIsaac)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from the Opera Akeida" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Fiedler, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1897

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  • Compositions by N. White

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Nochamol (Once Again)-- Simchastore-Nacht (Night of Simkhas Torah)-- My Ideal. (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - White, N.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Wie lang noch

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "How much longer" from "Die zigeinerin" ("The gypsy woman".) "How much longer will our people languish in oppression and exile?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • Marseillaise

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

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Rouget De Lisle, Claude Joseph - Small, Solomon - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Seder nacht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Shmulevitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "The seder (Passover festive ritual meal) night, children's song." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "Children's Song" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • The European Jewish wedding

    sheet music | 22 p. ; 35 cm. | Seventeen selections: "Gutte Woch" ("Good week, greeting at the conclusion of the Sabbath"); "Zmiros" ("Table hymns for Sabbath"); waltz; polka; quadrille; "Kozaczka" ("Russian Cossack"); "Bareiges Tanz" ("angry/quarrel pantomime"); "Scherele" ("scissors/square"); "Dobridzen" (Slavic circle); "Zum badekens" ("For the veiling of the bride"); "Kalle bazetzens" ("Seating and serenading of the bride"); "Zu der chuppe" ("To the wedding ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Shapiro, Herman S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902

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  • A brivele fun Russland

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter from Russia." A letter arrives from an old mother left behind in Russia. She tells of great hardships there, cruel tsarist edicts, poverty, and pogroms. She blesses her children who are now in free America. Like other popular brivelehs (letter songs) of the time, there is an underlying didactic message: Before it's ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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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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  • Die kinder von goles

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The children of exile/diaspora" from "The eternal Jew." "Have compassion for the persecuted victims of pogroms. They are all orphans, children of exile." 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 - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • The fadettes of Boston march

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Love's romance

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

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin Music Store - Joseffer, H. - Maazel, I.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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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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  • Der rebi hot geheisen frehlich zein

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi has bid us be joyful." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Goldfaden, Abraham - Shor, A. (Anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Ben hador

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Fantasie song -- Ben hador march -- Comic trio. (Content). Piano part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Polonaise

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

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Adler, Simon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1896

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  • Akeidas jizchok: Opus 1, Schlaflied & Sarah and Abraham at the altar

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sacrificial binding of (biblical) Isaac." Schlaflied "Lullaby." 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: 1902

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  • Zion waltz

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Music: folk melody. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - [Imber, Naphtali Herz] - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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