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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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  • Mamtakem

    manuscript score | 3 p . ; 23 cm. | Lyric sheet attached (General). Manuscript Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Mysell, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Departure from home (A remembrance)

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

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin, Music Publisher and Importer - Berson, M. - Montano, Donato
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Steh auf mein folk

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Arise my people" from "Dr. Almasada." "Arise, awake from your dreaming. The morning sky is fresh and clear. All is alive with wisdom and hope. It is a new time, my people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Menshlichkeit is teierer fon gelt

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Arranged for piano by J. & J. Kammen" (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Doctor, Rubin - Kammen, J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Business before pleasure

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky. Performed by Boris Thomashefsky. "In America, you must always tend to the work first, in order to play later." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). "from "The Jewish Yankee Doodle"" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co./Asna Goldberg Music Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Meisel, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Mogulesco's waltz

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Dance melody" from "The second Haman." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Homon Der Zweiter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Katzenelenbogen & Rabinowitz - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898

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  • Farewell to Erin

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Boosey & Co. - Claribel
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • By-gone days, waltz

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

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Berg, S. G.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Have mercy on the war sufferers

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. Noted in volume as "Saul Schenker Co." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Russotto, H. - Frug, S. G. (Semen Grigor'Evich)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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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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  • Wu nemt men amolige yohr

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Where can one get back, or recover those bygone years." "I long for those olden times. When youth is flown, one wonders how fast all those years have passed. A woman misses her carefree maiden days. A man remembers when he was free from the burdens of work and family." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Meyerowitz, David - Hornstein, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • A mother's prayer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Music: folk melody. Often such arrangements of familiar Old World folk songs were performed as theatrical interludes. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • My America, our new hymn

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh America, our sanctuary on this earth in peace and strife, you are precious to me. I shall always serve you." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • March

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Moses Horowitz. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Prof. M. Horowitz's famous opera Beth David. For piano. For violin" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Kroll, Samuel N.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1901

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  • Das siderel

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little prayer book." This was the first of many collaborative works by the unique musical twin brothers Jacob and Joseph Kamenetzky (changed to "Kammen"); subsequently, they formed their own publishing house, known as the J. and J. Kammen Co. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Kamenetzky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • The golden peacock

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "When a golden peacock flew far away, it lost its fine feathers. Pity the bride of a cruel husband. Oh, sad is Israel desolate in diaspora." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz - Beimel, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Midei schabos, midei chojdesch

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 33 cm. | From "Shulamith." Translated into Hebrew by Yakov Lerner. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: [S.N.] - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Kol Isroel chaverim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "All Jews are friends/comrades" from "The great Jew." 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: 1906

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  • Liebeisdusbeste wort

    manuscript | 3 p. ; 34 cm. | Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • Sweet emerald isle that I love so well

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Foster, Stephen Collins - Cooper, George
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1866

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  • Yosem lied and Dos glick kumt nor ain mohl in leben

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Produced originally bt he famous actor Jules Adler at the Liberty Theatre East New York" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the musical "In shtrom fun leben" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: P. Sandler - Sandler, Peretz - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • Gib uns Zion, unser land

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Successful songs from Kalich Theatre, N.Y." pictures of Miss Cilie Feinman and Mr. S. Kasten on cover Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Gottes mishpotim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Frieden, our boys are coming back

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm | "Peace, our boys are coming back." "The war is over, and the world is at peace. America, my Uncle Sam, your victory has been won. God bless President Wilson and our land." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Meyerowitz, David - Kamenetzky, Jacob - Kamenetzky, Yosef
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Eltern's liebe is wahre liebe

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Great Hit of Thomashefsky's "Peoples Theatre"" "Operetta in 4 Acts" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Die neshume fin mein folk" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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