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  • Mameniu Including an elegy to the Triangle fire victims

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Mother dear." Performed by Herman J. Ginsburg. "Oh, the sorrows of mothers who struggle, and the anguish of orphans left alone. Woe for those victims perished, and for their families desolated in grief." (General). "The Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire occurred at Washington Place and Greene Street in New York City on March 25, 1911; 146 ...

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

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  • Kol nidre

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "All vows." Music: liturgical chant. Lyrics: liturgy. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • In honig land

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the operetta "Di Yiddishe kroyn" "Operetta in 4 Acts by B. Thomashefsky" (General). "As Produced with Great Success at Adler-Thomashefsky's National Theatre New York. Songs Featured by the well known Star B. Thomashefksy and his Company." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Das thilim'l

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "As sung with Great Success by Mrs. Rosa Klug at People's Music Hall, N.Y." "The little book of Pslams/Psalter" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Davidoff, Jacob - Mesco, Adam - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Soifor shel moshiach and Die nevioh

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Shofar of the Messiah" and "The prophecy." "When the Messiah comes, Kind David will take up his hard to sing the Psalms, and Moses will lead us into the Holy Temple rebuilt. Now, mother Rachel weeps for her wandering children. Oh Jeremiah, strengthen our spirits. May Almight God send our salvation soon." (General). "I see ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Goldfaden, Abraham - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Shpielt mir klesmoremlech

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Play for me, musicians." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Shpielt mir klesmoremlech -- The Bride-Groom's March -- Here comes the bride -- A freilach -- A gute nacht. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Kammen, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Dos Yidishe herz

    sheet music | 23 p. ; 35 cm. | "Successful Songs Sung in D. Kessler's Thalia Theatre" "From Jos. Lateiner's Play (The Jewish Heart)" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Dos Yidishe herz -- Schloflied -- Die vier weiber -- Chupe-march -- Oi is dos as mame -- Ich hob es do wie in der heim -- Oi is schlecht. (Content). ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Goldener fodim

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Steh auf mein folk -- Der rebi hot geheisen freilich sein -- Es drimelt nit der wechter" (Content). "New Russian, Polish, Ukrainian & Roumanian Melodies for Piano and Violin" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Volach and Sirba

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | From "Album musica Romana." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • A brivele der kale

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter to the bride." "A young bride waits to heard from her husband who has gone to America. No letters are sent. Abandoned, she finally dies of grief." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Dos naie Russland

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

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Unsane toikef

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "And we declare the mighty holiness of this day (Jewish New Year/Rosh Hashanah)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Isrulik kim a heim

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little Israel, come home." At the age of sixteen, as editor and arranger for the Theodore Lohr Co., Jacob Kamenetzky (later known as Jack Kammen) began his prolific musical career. 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: 1904

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  • Whose child?

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the drama "Vemes kind" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Secunda, Sholom - Kaufman, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Bist mein kroin mein welt

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "You are my crown, my world" from "The country girl" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Bernard Bernstein and Bessie Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Dos dorfs meydel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Ten brothers

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh Shmerel with your fiddle, and Tevye with the bass, play a merry little tune in the street near our house." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz Co. - Persin, Max
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Die chasinte

    sheet music | 32 p. ; 31 cm. | "The lady cantor." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Riwkele un Yankele -- Kabeid es owicho -- Sholoim aleichem -- Oh, Bianka -- Rochele -- In erez Isroel -- Chad gadyo -- Shma Isroel. (Content). Heskes number 798 Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Hatikvoh und Dort wo die zeder

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "The hope." and "There where the cedars (bloom)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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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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  • Oi tateniu, oi mameniu

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh dear father, oh dear mother, or the lively orphan girl" from "Her confession." Libretto: Joseph Lateiner Performed by Fannie Lubretzky. "Oh God, those who have their parents are so blessed. All alone, I must try to be happy." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Ihr gloybens bekenung" (General). ...

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Altman, Hyman - Brody, Joseph - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Die Yudishe nation

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish nation" from "Hone, sweet home" (General). Libretto: A. Schwartzberg. (General). "For the Jewish people, religion is the treasure which sustains and nourishes. Honor the Torah, our beloved Holy Writ, and cherish all of the Jewish traditions." (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Heskes Number 543 (General). From the drama ...

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

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  • Yehi rozon

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "May it be thy (God's)will, a benediction for the new (Jewish calendar) month." Performed by Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From "Rosh chodesh benschen" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Der Polischer Yid

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Greatest Success of Peoples Theatre" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "The Polish Jew" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Das thilemel

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little Psalter/book of Psalms." Performed by Elias Rothstein 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: 1917

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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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