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  • Auf'n pripetchok

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "By the fireside/at the hearth." Performed by Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Warshawski, Mark
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • In 100 yohr arim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "In one hundred years from now" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky. "One hundred years from now, people will be able to play to London and be back on the same day. I'll fly to France for lunch, Berlin for a matinee, and then on to Turkey for the night. By then, a penny will buy the world, ...

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Meyerowitz, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Mir gefelt asa meidel wie du

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "I'd like a girl just like you." "That's what he tells me, but I tell him that I would not like a boy just like him." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Die tnoyim and Gute nacht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Performed by Jacob P. Adler and Sara Adler. "The contract of engagement (to marry)" and "Goodnight" from "God's punishment." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Gotts Stroff." (General). Violin part only. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Das lied der liebe

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 | "The song of love" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Rose Zuckerberg" I will wait for you; my love is forever." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Jewish war brides

    sheet music | 18 p ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky and Isidore Lillian Performed by Leon Blank Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Milchume kalles -- Der Yidisher soldat -- A stikele broit -- Gam ze l'toivo. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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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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  • As Ich ken kein mame nit sein

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Since I cannot be a mother" "My luck is asleep. I cannot have a child, nor have the joys of being a parent and grand parent. There is not remedy for my illness. The sun shines, but not for me." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Shor, A. (Anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • A brivele der kale

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter to the bride." "A young bride waits to heard from her husband who has gone to America. No letters are sent. Abandoned, she finally dies of grief." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Aronson, Boris - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Mameniu Including an elegy to the Triangle fire victims

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Mother dear." Performed by Herman J. Ginsburg. "Oh, the sorrows of mothers who struggle, and the anguish of orphans left alone. Woe for those victims perished, and for their families desolated in grief." (General). "The Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire occurred at Washington Place and Greene Street in New York City on March 25, 1911; 146 ...

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

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  • A tremp bistu, geh weiter, geh

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "You are a tramp, go far away" from "Dr. Almasada" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden "Reingold added more verses suitable for vaudeville performances, updating this favorite song of the immigrants." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "Dr. Almasada" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • The Jewish child

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Orphan child, your people have endured hardshop in exile. You were born to say kaddish forever." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Adler, Jacob P.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • A man, a weib

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A husband, a wife" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky "We are a modern couple" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Chantshe in America" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Tate-mame thyereh die liebe hertzer eyereh

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Father, mother (parents), your loving hearts are dear." from "Suspiscion." Libretto: Moshe Richter. Performed by Samiel Tobias and Bessie Thomashefsky. "Pity those who are without parents. All is dark when mother and father are gone." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Ferdechtigkeit" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Yesoimele

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lively little orphan girl" from "The strange bird." Libretto: Moses Schorr Performed by Malvine Lobel. "I am a lively little orphan without ahome, all alone. Mother, why are you gone?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From "Die Fremde Feigel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Hebrew Publshing Company - Gilrod, Louis - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Sholom aleichem

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Peace be with you/greetings" from "A Jewish daughter" Libretto: Mark Arenstein Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "A Yiddishe tochter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Halt es aich

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Control yourself" from "Eternal light" Libretto: Anshel Schorr. "Despite tribulations, have self control, and bear your burdens." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "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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  • 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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  • Die moral-prediger

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The moral/ethical preacher." "From birth, my life has been a struggle, threatened always by evil-doers. Yet, I am not bitter in my sorrowing heart. I remember always the ethcial principle, that the moral way is to live and let live. Alone, I wish good luck to all." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. ...

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

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  • Steh auf mein man

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cn. | "Arise, my man." " Arise, get up my son, and seek a job. Toil from dawn yill night life so many others in a factory shop. Hear the machines rumble loudly in youre ars, and work fast. Labor for rent and food, while time passes, and the precious years of your life fly by." Source: ...

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

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  • Kunilemel

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "Kumilemel (name of comic hero)," also know as "Di beyde Kunilemel, oder der fanatik(The two Kunilemel, or the fanatic.)" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 Chasidim Chor -- Lied Karoline -- Studenten -- Alle meidlach hoben chasanim -- Karoina um Max -- Nein dem alten gabai! Nein dem neuen gabai! ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Fifty-fifty

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: S. Kornblith "I have a system, fifty, fifty, meaning everything always half for me. I was a streetcare conductor and collected fares, fifty, fifty. I sold suits in a department store, fifty, fifty. Now I want to collect the governments taxes, fifty, fifty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the ...

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

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  • Shmendrig

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 31 cm. | Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden (General). Shmendrig's opera -- Romance Rose -- Duett Rose und David -- Rose mit chor -- Breine mit chor -- Die kale heist Paulina. (Content). Violin part only (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • Long live the land of the free

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Be blessed, you free land.""Uncle Sam, sweet heaven of freedom of us the opressed. Fly the American banner high for the land of opportunity and justice. Long live the land of the free!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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