Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Eil molei rachmim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lord, God of mercy" 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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  • Shmendrig

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | The name "Shmendrik" passed quickly into the vernacular as referring to a good natured simpleton or oaf. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Solo Braine mit chor -- Romance Rosa -- Duett Rosa und David -- Rosa mit chor -- Breine mit chor -- Die kale heist Paulina tanz. (Content). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Shir bat Tsion

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

    • Contributor: W. Benicke - Halpern, Isaak
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902

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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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  • A Yiddishe m'luche

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Jewish trade/handicraft." "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 (ram's horn) awaken the Jewish soul to rebuild Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. ...

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

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  • Dem arbiter's hand

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The worker's hand." "Strengthen the hand of workers everywhere, in mines, farms, construction, factories, all toiling under the yoke of poverty. Men, women, even children and the aged, all enslaved, lift up your heads, and proclaim that there must be fair wages for honest hard labor." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). ...

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

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  • Mamenu Including an Elegy to the Triangle Fire Victims

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Mother dear." Appears to be a song whose lyrics were quickly augmented to reflect a tragic event. "Oh, the sorrows of mothers who struggle, and the anguish of orphans left alone. Woe for those victims who perished, and for their families desolated in grief." The Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire occurred at Washington Place and Greene ...

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

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  • O Mari, valse

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

    • Contributor: Jos. P. Katz - Montano, D.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Oriental dance

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

    • Contributor: R. Markowitz - Arnstein, Ira
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Emunoh is theuer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Faith is precious." "Keep your faith from birth to death. Honor the Ten Commandments and the Torah/Holy Writ." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from 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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  • Die New Yorker trehren

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The New Yorker's tears." "In New York, one is often in peril. There are unlucky things here. The city is full of robberies, murders, accidents, poverty, hunger, illness, unemployment, and homelessness. Overflowing are the tears of the city people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Altman, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Uptown and downtown

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Uptown and downtown (in New York City)." "The rich are uptown with Rockefeller, and the poor are downtown where it's too crowded for any Rockefeller in the tenements." 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: 1906

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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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  • 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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  • Die sukoh

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The tabernacle or festival booth" from "Eternal light." "Decorate the sukkah with fruits and flowers. Let us celebrate this age-old feast of harvest and thanksgiving." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Der Yiddischer martyrer, march

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

    • Contributor: Katzenelenbogen and Rabinowitz - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1900

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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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  • Original kol nidre

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "All vows." Noted as "simplified." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Amerika

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "America, land of freedom, you are my world. I am a Jew with other Jews who came from far off, and here I have found my good luck. I would sacrifice my life for you, America. Long live the banner of red, white, and blue." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet ...

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

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  • Moshiach is gekumen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Messiah has come" from "Mazel tov" ("Good luck"). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Mutters gebet

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Solomon Smulewitz = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "A mother's prayer." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Die heiligste momenten

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The holiest moments." "With great piety, Jews rise and proclaim the eternal words of our affirmation of faith Sh'ma Yisroel (Hear Oh Israel)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Frauen-rechte

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "From women's rights" from "Dos dorfs meydel" ("The country girl".) A song about the suffragette movement. 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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  • Happy Spaniards

    sheet music | 16 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin Music Store - Weishoff, Henry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Chad gadyo

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "An only kid/little goat." Lyrics: folk poetry. Adaptation of a religious folksong with cumulative verses, which traditionally is sung at the conclusion of the Passover seder (festive ritual meal). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from 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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