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  • Cheisheck

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Desire/zeal" from "The girl from the west." Performed by Dora Weissman. "Zeal, overwhelming desire, makes young men grey. It can lead one to the electric chair. It got a famous man named White shot dead by a jealous husband. Don't let it overcome you. Have control when desire or lust tries to overwhelm you." Source: ...

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

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  • Die zauberin

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sorceress" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Mirele's geburtstag -- Hotsmach solo -- Das blinden spiel -- Elend bin ich -- Der markt -- Babkelach -- Der katzew -- Yiden, bnei rachmonim -- Marcus' solo -- Gesang bei der zauberin -- Romance, Mirele -- Passach schin scha -- ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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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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  • Ohn a haim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Without a home" from "The power of nature." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky. "Without a home all one's life, we have been aliens everywhere in the world. Alas, so many of our children still wander, ever unwelcome." Performed by Peter Graff, Goldie Lubritzky, and Nettie Tobias. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the ...

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

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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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  • Shulamith

    sheet music | 90 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Eli regel -- The Blessing -- Wandering in the desert -- At the well -- Raisins and almonds -- Absolom at the well -- Duet, Shulamith and Absalom -- The oath -- The shepherds choir -- The oriental dance -- Come to me ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Mazel tov

    sheet music | 35 p. ; 35 cm. | "Good luck." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Louis Fried, Peter Grad, Kalman Juvelier, Regina Prager, Dora Siegel, Rosa Zuckerberg, and four other unidentified photos. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Der babes yerushe -- Masel tov -- Der yosim'l -- Men shokelt sich -- Moshiach is gekumen. (Content). Single and collected editions. ...

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

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  • Konig Ahasverus vol. 5

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | Kuplet Waisoso -- Koenigin Erzaehlt ihre abstammung -- Duett Mordchai und Esther. (Content). Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1900

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  • Ich hob

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "I have" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Sam Kestin "I have everything I want, without a cent in my pocket. All is mine, property and busness, 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 ...

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

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  • Milchomo

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "War." "There is a terrible war in Europe, and so many there are suffering." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Dos pekel

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The parcel, or bundle." from "The girl from Lemberg (town in East Europe)" "All the world is orpanized and packed into parcels. The rich have a bundle of gold, and the poor a package of sorrows. Everyone carries his own bundle, in joy and sadness. No matter what that bundle holds, we bear it throughout ...

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

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  • Mein weid kimt bald arein

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "My wife is coming in soon." Libretto: S. Kornblith. (General). "My wife is a tough woman with a big voice. When the landlord comes for the rent, I tell him to wait and talk to my wife." (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Uptown Downtown" (General). Sheet Music ...

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

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  • Jerusalem

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jerusalem, you are my heart and sould, and never will be forgotten." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Steh auf mein folk

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Arise, my people" and "In lamentation and mourning, the song of the wandering Jew." from "Dr. Almasada" ; Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (Language). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898

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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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  • Adon olom waltz

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lord of all" from "Bar Kochba" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Performed by Regina Prager Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "Bar Kochba" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Yzias Mizrajim

    sheet music | 18 p. ; 35 cm. | Dos golis lied -- Chasene huben -- Yzias Mizrajim march -- Die Nevue -- Der stecken -- Eser makes chor -- Zores is kain dauge. (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • Besser is zu bleiben a moid

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Better to remain a maiden/unmarried girl" "One year after marriage, the hopeful maiden becomes a worn-out housewife. She's always at home, cleaning, cooking, with babies. Her husband says those are her duties, and goes to the theater. Better to have stayed single!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Reingold, Isaac
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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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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  • Traditional religious melodies

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | W'ha kauhanim -- Borchu -- Kadesh -- Tal. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Freedberg, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898

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  • Keser toiro

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ornamental crown on the scroll of the Torah." "As a silver crown adorns the Torah scrolls, so does the Torah itself adorns our lives." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Gilrod, Louis - Motzan, Otto - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Ov horachmon

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Merciful Father (God)" from "The Polish Jew" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Rosa Karp. "I pray, as a cantor would, for my people. Hear, oh Lord, our cries, and ease all the pain and suffering in this world. Evildoers have turned day in to bloody night. Save us, Father of Mercy." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish ...

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

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  • Akeidas Izchok

    sheet music | 52 p. ; 35 cm. | Kor, mir aled Acrum's kinder -- Kuplet fun Lot, Elieze, un Ishmael -- Kor -- Avrum un kor -- Avrum fantasie -- Avrum un Sarah -- Avrum un wanderer -- Sarah, engel un Kor -- Damen Chorus -- Zila un damen -- Kor, alter mener -- Kuplet Lot, trink lid un tants -- Zila un ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898

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  • Kinder, kinder

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Children, children" from "Tisza-Eszler (name of a town in Hungary)." In 1882, fifteen Jews were imprisoned, and stood trial in the town of Tisza-Eszla. They were accused of the ritual murder of a local girl who had been missing. She was reported alive in another village, but the Jews of the town had to leave ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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