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  • Elieser's kinderlied

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Eliezer's children song" from "Sacrificial binding of (biblical)Isaac." (General). "A child is the whole world. To see him at bar mitzvah and then khupah, is the greatest wish." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "Akeidas Jitschok" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Yehi oir

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Let there be light" from "The privileged fellow." Libretto: Joesph Lateiner. Performed by Kalman Juvelier. "Let the light of dawn come soon. Dark night shall not frighten us any more." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From "The Pride" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Ladies

    manuscript | 6 p. ; 32 cm. | Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Dem arbeiters hand

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The worker's hand, or the worker song" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Davidoff, Jacob - Mesco, Adam - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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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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  • Nit mehr wi a goldener cholem

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "No more than a golden dream." "Everyone wants to live on, but life ends for all. Everything is like a sweet moment, and then it's over." Adaptation of verses from the Book of Ecclesiastes (Bible). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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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 he 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 Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Reingold, Isaac
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Mohliver bulgar

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

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

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  • Das Judel

    sheet music | 2 p. ; 35 cm. | "Comic Duet" "Sung by Mrs. Wilensky and Lansky" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin - Brody, Joseph - Hellman, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Oriental dance

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

    • Contributor: R. Markowitz - Arnstein, Ira
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Russian Gipsey

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 34 cm. | "The Great Hit of Adler's "Thalia Theatre"" (General). "Selection of Favorite Songs from Leo Tolstoi's Last Play The Living Corpse" (General). "Produced in Jewish by the Eminent Tragedian Jacob Adler" (General). From the drama "Der leybedigeh mas" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Der Yiddisher yankee doodle

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Tremendous Success of the Peoples' Theatre" "Musical Comedy by B. Thomashefsky" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Mame kum zurik aheim

    sheet music | 6 p.; 34 cm. | From "Zubrochene Fiedele" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • A heim, a heim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sung by Samuel Rosenstein in 'A Night of Love'" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: H. Wohl - Meyerowitz, David - Wohl, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Hakotel

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

    • Contributor: Jibne Edition Jerusalem - Engel, Joel
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1923

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  • Scholem aleichem

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Peace be with you [greetings]") from "The excommunication in the Holy Temple." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from the Opera, Der-Cherem in Beth-Hamikdosh" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Simonovitz, Alex
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902

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  • Kabules punim

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 34 cm. | From the operetta "Her confession" "The Great Hit of Kessler's Second Ave. Theatre From Jos. Lateiner's Play" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Brody, Joseph - Friedsell, Louis - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Die suse Toire

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Played with Immense Success at the Grand Theatre, New York" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Zion" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Dem zaddik's lied and Chossidl

    manuscript | 2 p. ; 27 cm. | "Two Jewish original songs without words by Joseph Cherniavsky, to the Jewish drama by S. Ansky "Der Dibbuk." Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Cherniavsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • The city Schoimrein

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Das Judel. The City Schoimrein" "Sung by Juwelier and Rosenthal" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Music (General). From the operetta "Dos yoydel, oder di nakhtigal in Yerushalayim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Brody, Joseph - Hellman, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Rochel's keiver Rachael's grave

    musical score and parts | 10 p. ; 31 cm. | Musical Score And Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Jos. P. Katz - Zilberts, Zavel - Spiro, K. A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Das boimele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little tree." This is a narrative allegorical ballad. "Our ancestors planted a tree of truth and knowledge. It then bloomed and bore sweet fruit, the Ten Commandments and Torah/Holy Writ. We nestled, like birds among broad leaves, within our Jewish traditions. Over the ages, though, storms have beat against the great tree, it has ...

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

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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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  • Die goldene chassina

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

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

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  • Hofnung sisse

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Tomashefsky "Youth has sweet hopes, dear daughter. As you leave our household for marriage, may you always be happy and healthy. Never forget me and your hcildhood. Journey safely to your new home (in America). Perhaps we may be together again some day." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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