Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Di emese liebe

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The true love." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from The Girl of Yesterday" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Trio Press, Inc - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Picon, Molly
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • A brivele der mame

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter to mother." Of all the many songs about letters, mailed or unsent, this one achieved the greatest popularity. It tells of a mother left alone in the Old Country, who waits for letters that never come. Her son in America receives a final letter telling of her death. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Dew drops

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

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin Music Publisher and Importer - Menner, Ernest
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Sisi wesimchi

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

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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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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  • Awaudas Jisroeil

    sheet music | 106 p., 13 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: C.G. Roder - Lachmann, J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1899

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  • Meliz Josher: Opus 1, The moral and He watches over you

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Righteous advocate/defender of justice (against the evil accuser." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. Katzenelenbogen Co. - Goldfaden, Abraham - Friedsell, Louis - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1897

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  • Hebraische weisen

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Hebrew Courses." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Mazin & Co. Ltd - Kaufman, M.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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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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  • Die frau is a held

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The woman is heroic" from "The Jew in the times of Sabiesky." "She does so much for others. Men may rule the world, but there can be no greater heroism, nor valor, than that of a woman." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Song of love

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Der rabbi hot geheissen lustig sein

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

    • Contributor: The London Hebrew Publishing Co. Mazin & Co. Ltd - Berman, I. R.
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • Chane

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

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

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  • Bist mein matonele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "You are my little gift" from "Tsvey t'noyim" ("Two engagement contracts, for marriage".) Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Litwack and Galitzianer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Litvak (someone from Lithuania/Latvia) and Galician (someone from Galicia, then Austria/Poland)." from "Dos meydel fun vest" ("The girl from the west"). "More in jest than real antagonism, Jews from those two areas of East Europe poked fun at each other for their regional pronunciations of Yiddish, as well as their special food preferences and social ...

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

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  • Gottes mishpotim

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "God's laws/commandments." Three songs: "Die shulosh regolim" ("The three festivals (Sukkoth or Tabernacles; Pesakh or Passover; Shevuoth or Pentecost)"); "Gib uns Zion, unser land" ("Give us Zion, our land"); and "Romance." 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 - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • A purimlied

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lit. J. Konarzewskiego - Frug, S. G. (Semen Grigor'Evich) - Low, Leo
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • Ven ich sol veren president

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If I were to be president." Satirizing Jewish social clubs was a favorite topic in the Yiddish theater. Song text includes the English words (given in Hebrew/Yiddish characters): constitution, politician, union label, and Yankee. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Lodge President" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Judische volkslieder: Der pedler and Das goldene land

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Yiddish Folk Songs." Der Pedler, "The Peddler." Das Goldene Land, "The Golden Land." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. Katzenelenbogen - Zunser, Eliakum - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1899

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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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  • A gut masoldig yohr

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A good lucky year." A song of greeting and blessing on Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year). 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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  • 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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  • Wen men ruft dich zurik

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "When you are called back/pass away." "What does man value and seek in this life? Suddenly old, even if rich, one faces the end. Know that you cannot take anything with you into the grave." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • A glezele lechaim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A glass ( a toast) to life" from "Too late." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Shivas Tsion

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

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

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