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  • Shenk mir mein mame

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the operetta "Yisraels hofnung" (General). "featured at Thomashefsky's National Theatre" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Dus fetter'l

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little uncle" from "My wife's friend." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Idische gefillen

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 34 cm. | "The Jewish Conscience" (General). "50 per cent of the net proceeds of this Song is for the relief fund of war sufferers" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Jewish Mothers Alliance of the United States - Cornsweet, S. A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Cheisheck

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Desire/zeal" from "The girl from the west." Performed by Dora Weissman. "Zeal, overwhelming desire, makes young men grey. It can lead one to the electric chair. It got a famous man named White shot dead by a jealous husband. Don't let it overcome you. Have control when desire or lust tries to overwhelm you." Source: ...

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

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  • Der auf sein a nacht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Thereupon is night" "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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  • Funeral march

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Dedicated to Jewish Martyrs" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Keser toiro

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ornamental crown on the scroll of the Torah." "As a silver crown adorns the Torah scrolls, so does the Torah itself adorns our lives." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Gilrod, Louis - Motzan, Otto - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Yzias Mizrajim

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | Lyrics printed in yiddish on last two pages, not in music. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Dos golis lied -- Chasene huben -- Yzias Mizrajim march -- Die Nevue -- Der stecken -- Eser makes chor -- Zores is kain dauge. (Content). Violin part (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Ver vet kadish zugen?

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Who will say kaddish" from "Noble sentiments" (or "Tender feelings") Libretto: Max Gabel Sung by Jennie Goldstein--note on cover. "A mother knows joys and sorrows through her child. This mother's son was killed in the war. Now, who will chant the kaddish for her, after she also is dead and in the grave?" Source: Heskes, ...

    • Contributor: Max Gabel Theater Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Goldstein, Jennie
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Oi di meidelach

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh, the girls" from "Liovke molodietz" ("Liovka [male name], fine fellow/handsome youth".) "They are such troubles, but oh such joys." This was the first leading role in America of Aaron Lebedeff, for whom Slavic roles and costumes were particular favorites. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Lebedeff, Aaron - Shumsky, Oscar
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Ding, ding

    sheet music | 3 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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  • The Grand Theatre opening march

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "In Remembrance of the Opening of this Theatre February 1903" "For sale at the theatre or at all music dealers ot Louis Friedsel Studio 75 Orchard St. New York" "Composed by one of the directors of the theatre" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Kulie kabtsonfrom

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950" Nezbak Eiluh" (General). From the musical "Hatskel kol boynik" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Lebedeff, Aaron
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Briederlech, arbeiter!

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Brothers, workers!" "We workers must better ourselves. Toiling for bread from childhood to death, we must have better wages." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Russian sherr

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Abe Schwartz famous Violin Player accompanied by the famous Pianist his daughter Miss Schwartz" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Schwartz, Abe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Dos bissele erd

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little bit of earth" from "The country girl" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky "You think you will live forever, and so you strive to accumulate material things. But, everything is given up at the end for a little bit of earth, the grave. Remember throughout your life, that what truly remains yours are honest and charitable ...

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

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  • Das retziele

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little phylactery strap" Performed by Simon Pascal. "Wandering friendless in diaspora, the Jew dons his phylacteries (tefilin) in daily morning prayer; little straps around his forehead and arm (near the heart) bind him to his faith in lifelong fidelity." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Franklin, Dave - Mesco, A. - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Shikt pekelach kein Europe

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | photograph of "Mr. Abe Schwartz and Daughter" on cover Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. & J. Kammen - Schwartz, Abe - Kammen, Jack
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • Shabes zu nacht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 32 cm. | "Sabbath toward nightfall (Saturday twilight)" from "The world of sin." "As this Sabbath ends, I will trust in God over the days ahead, and obey His Commandments. May faith and joy abide everywhere, from this Sabbath to next Sabbath." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J & J Kammen - Secunda, Sholom - Lash, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1923

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  • Our boys are coming back

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The war is over, and the world is at peace. America, my Uncle Sam, you 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: Saul Schenker Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Kammen, Jack - Kammen, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Die sisse hofenung

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sweet hope" from "Bridegroom and Bride." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Wie is mein kind?

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "How (and where) is my child?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Altman, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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