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  • A brivele fun Rusland

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter from Russia." "Before it's too late, help your parents to emigrate and join you here, or at least send back some money to help support them." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • As ich hob kein masel and Zum badekens

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Since I have no luck." and "For the veiling of the bride." "I am not lucky. All goes the opposite for me, no matter what. My folks had twelve sons, and longed for a daughter. Then I came along, a thirteenth son." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon - Shapiro, Herman S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • King Solomon

    sheet music | 18 p. ; 35 cm. | Triumph zug fur den Kening -- Duet Sholom and Shulamith -- The Shephards Song -- Die Liebe -- Comic Song and Dance -- The Sermon -- Comic Couplet -- The Love of Zion -- Shulamith Polonais -- The Shephard -- Romance Begruesung -- Finale Act II -- The Girls after the Shephards -- Solomon and ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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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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  • Weh dir kind von armuth

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Woe to you, child of poverty" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky "Slave of need, you must labor for bread from childood to death. All your life is a struggle to survive, a battle against poverty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Chantshe in ...

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

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  • Leben zol Amerika

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Long live America" from "One should be a human being, or Abraham Haskenazi." Libretto: Anshel Schorr "Dear America, land of the free, home of liberty and equality. Long live America!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta, "A mensh zol men zein" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Rubinshtein, Modest - Rosenberg, Leo
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Koenig Ahasverus

    sheet music | 29 p. ; 35 cm. | "King Ahasuerus" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Gebet-lied in schul -- Konigen Esther's bitte -- Esther's forderung beim konig - Chohr sternenseher - Sternensaher solo -- Kuplet waisoso -- Konigin erzahlt ihre abstammung -- Duett Mordechai und Esther. (Content). Incomplete piano and violin parts (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Goldene madina

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

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Die blumen krenze

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "The floral wreath." "One runs to a wedding with wreaths, joyful songs and dances; but those festive flowers fade as does life. The last dance is a solemn parade to the grave, where remains the final floral wreath." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Die Yidishe hofnung

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish hope." "Israel is not lost, but will be reborn. Let us sing a song of thanksgiving to God." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. Noted in volume as "Saul Schenker Co." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • A brivele fun der heim [A briwele fun der heim]

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter from home." "Left behind in a little town, lonely impoverished parents wait for news from their child who emigrated to America. Soon, a letter arrives here reporting that they have perished in a pogrom, and that the town has been destroyed." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Doctor, Rubin
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Oi is schlecht

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish Heart." Libretto: Joseph Lateiner Performed by David Kessler. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From "Dos Yiddishe hehrts" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Brody, Joseph - Small, Solomon - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Die chasinte

    sheet music | 32 p. ; 31 cm. | "The lady cantor." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Riwkele un Yankele -- Kabeid es owicho -- Sholoim aleichem -- Oh, Bianka -- Rochele -- In erez Isroel -- Chad gadyo -- Shma Isroel. (Content). Heskes number 798 Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Dem antlofenem soldat's biografie

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "The deserter soldier's biography." "I was snatched away as a child for twenty years of bitter army life, where I was despised and abused as Jew, never to see my parents again. My mother's tears haunt me. After so many years, I have run off and now wander alone." (General). From the operetta "The Deserter" ...

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • The country girl

    sheet music | 19 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Dos Bissele Erd -- Frauen-Rechte -- As du kennst nit un weist nit, nemt men sich nit unter -- Bist mein krein, mein welt. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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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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  • Das pekele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Little Bundle." "Wandering jew, traveling th earth, one day to rebuild the Holy Temple. Carry your precious bundle, the sacred Torah scroll. Cherish God's Holy Writ, and have no fear." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Mnucho wsimcho

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Peaceful rest and celebration" from "Diaspora in Russia" "Let us celebrate the Sabbath joyfully, though we are beset by Hamans. When will there be peace in the world?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Golus Rusland" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • A driver's song

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Joseph P. Katz Co. - Saslavsky, N. L.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Oif'n pripetshok An old Hebrew folk song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "By the fireside/at the hearth." "Learn the alef beys and study Torah. It will nourish your spirit for all of your life, my dear children." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. and J. Kammen Co. - Kammen, Jack - Warshawski, Mark
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • In erez Isroel

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "In the land of Israel." from "The lady cantor." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Regina Prager "Our Holy Temple will be rebuilt. There, poets and musicians will create new works to celebrate the joy of Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Die chasinte" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Meidel! Meidel! Ich hob dich asei lib

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Maiden, maiden, I love you so." from "The blacksmith's daughters." Libretto: Peretz Hirshbein. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Dem shmidts tekhter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Modern Yiddish Theater Co. - Morris Schwartz - Brody, Joseph - Schwartz, Maurice
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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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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  • A chant for Sabbath night Jewish folk song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Kindle the braided taper candle (for the prayers concluding the Sabbath, at Saturday twilight)." "As we recite the blessings to conclude this peaceful Sabbath, let us pray for a good and peaceful week ahead." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz Co. - Persin, Max
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • A heim, a heim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Homeward, homeward (to Zion)" from "The force/power of nature." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky. Noted on item as being published by "Adler's Second Ave. Theater." Performed by Jacob P. Adler. "After two thousand years there is a homeland for our persecuted people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "The power of ...

    • Contributor: David Meyrowitz - Meyerowitz, David - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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