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  • The Jewish soul

    sheet music | 30 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Talk of the Town" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Die Toire -- Oilom habe -- Haneowim wehanimim -- Sei gesund -- Masol tow -- Reporter song -- Ich benk a'heim -- Tekio gedoilo -- Weh dem tate, weh der mame. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • A brivele dem taten

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sung with Great Success" "A little letter to father" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Mensch hab kein sorgen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "as sung by the foremost stars of the Jewish stage: Jacob P. Adler and David Kessler" "The Greatest song-Hit of the season" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Asna Goldberg Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Meyerowitz, David - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • A Yiddishe troike

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Jewish trio: penitence, prayer, and charity." Performed by Yossele Rosenblatt. "Like a strong three-horse-drawn sled in deep wintry snow, three great virtues will get one through life's struggles: repentance, piety, and good deeds." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Frug, S. G. (Semen Grigor'Evich)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Yudishe kazatzke

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jewish Coassack, or Russian Cavalryman dance tune." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Elend is der mensh vus far lost zein heim

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

    • Contributor: A. Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Tomashevskii?, V. (Boris Viktorovich) - Terras, Albert
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Ohn a mame

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Without a mother." "There is no one truer than a mother. Do not let her die of a broken heart." 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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  • Kosel maarowi

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

    • Contributor: [S.N.] - Halpern, Isaak
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • Die Yudishe nation

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish nation" from "Hone, sweet home" (General). Libretto: A. Schwartzberg. (General). "For the Jewish people, religion is the treasure which sustains and nourishes. Honor the Torah, our beloved Holy Writ, and cherish all of the Jewish traditions." (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Heskes Number 543 (General). From the drama ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Mesco, A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Die fartribene yisoimele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The dispossessed/expelled orphan." "Far away from home, from wife, from parents, and friends, he is soon to be laid unknown in a cold grave. God, have pity on the sorrowing hearts of such a grieving fmaily." Song inspired by the dedication of a monument at Arlington Cemetery for the unknown soldier of World War I. ...

    • Contributor: Morris Karlinsky - Karlinsky, Morris
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Dos lied fin dem broit

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The song of bread." "Almight God, grant us strenth to earn our daily bread, with the labor of our hands and the will of our hearts." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Also noted in volume as the "Maruice Grossmark Co." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Jewish National Flag Co. - Warshawski, Mark - Brounoff, Platon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Weyiten l'cho

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "From the Play "Nathan The Wiseman"" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the drama "Nathan, der weise" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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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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  • Russian sherr

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

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Schwartz, Abe - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • Dos naie Russland

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

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Eli - Eli

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Rosenblatt, J - Sandler, Jacob Koppel
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Der yold is mich mekone

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The fool envies me." "Only a fool would envy my little piece of bread. No one knows how bad things really are for me." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Leibowitz, Max - Leibowtiz, Max - Goldstein, G. (Gustav)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Yom hakhupeh

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The wedding day" Libretto: Joseph Brody Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta Yom hakhupeh" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Brody, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Dos lied fun'm loin-shklav

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The song of the slave for wages." Winchevsky was a Yiddish journalist and poet who wrote about the difficult economic struggles of the immigrants. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Platon Brounoff - Brounoff, Platon - Winchevsky, Morris
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Malkes-malkes

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lashings, lashing" from "Teacher of the golden rule" "As written in the Scriptures, there is punishments for those who transgress, espically for hypocrites who say one thing and do another." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Rav hakolel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Abramowitz, Max
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Ba a glassella wein

    manuscript score | 2 p. ; 32 cm. | Manuscript Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Kandel, Harry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Mazel tov shver in shviger

    manuscript | 2 p ; 32 cm. | Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Schwartz, Abe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Sof ganeff littlijo

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A thief's destiny is his hangman" "Popular Hebrew Songs" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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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 jizchok: Opus 1, Schlaflied & Sarah and Abraham at the altar

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sacrificial binding of (biblical) Isaac." Schlaflied "Lullaby." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902

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