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  • Goldene madina

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The golden land" Originally published by Meyer Levin's Music Store. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902

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  • Leshono habo be Jerusholaim

    sheet music | 3 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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  • Tate mame masel-tow

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Father and mother, good luck, processional" from "Man and wife." Libretto: Sigmund Mogulesco. "Musicians play a happy tune. Congratulations to the parents of the bride and groom." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Man und weib" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Yidelach bruederlach

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jews, brothers" from the operetta "The green/naïve boy" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky. "Immigrant newcomers all, we are Jews, and we are brothers." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). from the operetta "The Green Boy." (General). Violin part only. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Dem rabins tfile

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

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Ich bleib a bucher

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Green Boy" (General). "Popular Songs sung by Mrs. B. Thomashefsky" (General). For violin and mandolin Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "The green boy". Violin part only. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Yiskor

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Memorial prayer for the dead." from "All vows." Libretto: Abraham Michl Sharkansky. Sharkansky often used liturgical themes for his historical dramas. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "From Sharkansky's Opera "Kol Nidrei"" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Idelle

    sheet music | 15 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Success of Peoples Theatre" "Complete Selection" "For Piano Violin Mandolin" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902

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  • A heim, a heim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Homeward, homeward (to Zion)" from "The force/power of nature." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky. Noted on item as being published by "Adler's Second Ave. Theater." Performed by Jacob P. Adler. "After two thousand years there is a homeland for our persecuted people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "The power of ...

    • Contributor: David Meyrowitz - Meyerowitz, David - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Menschele krich nit zu hoich

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little man, don't creep too high." "Don't push too hard, or aspire too high. What does all the striving avail you, but only to wear out your health and fade your youth. Better to travel life as it takes you, and not to struggle against the tide." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 ...

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

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  • Oi der yeizer hore

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sung by A. Lebedoff" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the musical "Shloimke oif Broadway" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • Pauken

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Drum beats" from "The golden anniversary." "Beat the kettledrum, sound an alarm, and let everyone know that Jews are suffering in Russia. Send help!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Die Goldene Hochzeit" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Der Jeshiwo bochur

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 30 cm. | "The seminary student, or the Jewish Hamlet." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky, adapted from William Shakespeare Sung by David Kessler. Three songs: Eyl moley rakhamim (Lord God, of mercy); Der Yiddisher matirer (The Jewish Martyrs); Kaddish (Prayer for the dead). (General). Eil mol rachmin -- Der Yidisher martyrer - Kadish. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1900

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  • Hepet mechitonim; Korohod; Gute nacht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Step lively, bridal parents," "Slavic double circle dance," and "Good night." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). For violin (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Shapiro, Herman S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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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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  • Yankele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little Jacob, know our history, and always have faith and trust in God's salvation. Moses led us out of Egyptian slavery. Here in America, we are free. May this country be blessed, Now there are terrible pogroms in the Old Country. May Japan win its war against Russia!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs ...

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • A mother's heart

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Friedsell, Louis - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Choson kale mazol tov

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Bridegroom and bride, good luck" from "Little blossom." This tune was extremely popular and passed into general knowledge as a folk song without mention of its author. Mogulesco was a highly versatile and beloved performer who often concluded theatrical presentations with his "signature" song. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Blumen maedchen

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Maidens' flower waltz, chorus" from "The soldier deserter." "Buy our lovely flowers. Their fragrance is sweet." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From "The Deserter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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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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  • A tenzel noch der goldener yoich ; A tenzel mit der mameniu

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little dance after the golden chicken soup ." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Second title in violin part only (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Kadish

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Prayer for the dead" 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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  • 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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  • Borich hobaw

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Blessed be the arrival/welcome" from "Gabriel." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "Comic Song from the Hebrew Opera, Gabriel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1901

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