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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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  • Kadisch nuch der mamen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the drama "Der falshe shrit" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Brody and Friedsell - Brody, Joseph - Friedsell, Louis - Gastwirth, Henry M.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • A maiden's prayer

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 33 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • The Jewish paradise

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | from "The Jewish Flag" (General). "Sung by Mr. Rosenstein and Miss C. Adler" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Rachmones!

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Have mercy" from "The land of tears." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky Performed by Peter Graff, Goldie Lubritzky, and Max Rosenthal. "Too great is the distress and injustice in this world. Send bread and help us. May Almighty God bless you for these good deeds. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta ...

    • Contributor: Jospeh Brody - People's Theater - Brody, Joseph - Meyerowitz, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Frauen-rechte

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "From women's rights" from "Dos dorfs meydel" ("The country girl".) A song about the suffragette movement. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Ale ovend

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Every evening, or the Jewish Ezra." Ezra is a name symbolic of the wandering Jew. "He said that he was alone, a singer from the distant land of Lithuania, where men die of hunger. She drew water from the well for him to drink, and then he went away. Now, each evening she returns to ...

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz Co. - Gelbart, Michl - Reisen, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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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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  • Mogulesco's waltz

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Dance melody" from "The second Haman." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Homon Der Zweiter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Katzenelenbogen & Rabinowitz - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898

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  • Lebedig und frehlich

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 34 cm. | From the drama "Tsvey troykes" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Russotto, H. - Frug, Samuel
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Al tiro avdi Jacob

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 34 cm. | From the operetta "A yohr nokh der khasseneh" (General). "The Lenox Theatre Success" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Men hoidet zich in America

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "One can frolic in America," from "One should be a responsible human being, or Abraham Hashkenazi." "Oh to be a child, to frolic and swing freely. Ah, some people are able to be so carefree in America." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Die trehren

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Great Success of the Season" "The Deserter" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Asna Goldberg Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Whose child?

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the drama "Vemes kind" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Secunda, Sholom - Kaufman, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Die zauberin

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sorceress" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Mirele's geburtstag -- Hotsmach solo -- Das blinden spiel -- Elend bin ich -- Der markt -- Babkelach -- Der katzew -- Yiden, bnei rachmonim -- Marcus' solo -- Gesang bei der zauberin -- Romance, Mirele -- Passach schin scha -- ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Parnosoh

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sung by The well known Tenor S. Bendel" "Livelihood/Subsistence" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Altman, Hyman - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • El rachmum vechanun

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "God of mercy and compassion." Libretto: Joseph Lateiner Performed by Kalman Juvelier "God, have mercy and grant my salvation. I have suffered so much." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "The false step" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph Bordy and Louis Friedsell - Bordy, Joseph - Friedsell, Louis - Gastwirth, Henry M.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Aza mazel aufin kaizer

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Such (bad) luck upon the Kaiser" from "Live and laugh." Libretto: Morris Goldberg. Performed by Sam Rosenstein. "Uncle Sam is at war, and our brave Yankee boys will win." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Geleybt un gelakht" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: William Pasternal and the People's Theater - Wohl, Herman - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Das heilige sekele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little holy pouch/bag (in which is kept the talles/prayer shawl)." Performed by Sam Hart. "The dearest possessions are our religious objects." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Piano part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Gilrod, Louis - Motzan, Otto
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Dus fertribene teibele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The expelled/sent-off dove" from "Son of my People" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Ben ami" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Uptown, downtown

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: S. Kornblith Performed by Dora Weissman, Sam Kesten, Dave Medoff, Miss Greenfield. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. Uptown, downtown -- Fifty-fifty -- Mein weib kumt bald arein -- Shabos. (Content). Heskes number 721 Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Watch your step

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Successfully introduced by Bessie Thomashefsky in the comedy drama "Berele Tremp" at Kessler's Second Ave. Theatre, New York City" "This copy also contains the song Bereleh bosyak" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the musical "Bereleh tremp" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. & J. Kammen - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lowenworth, Sam
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • Die Yiddishe chuppe

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish Wedding." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Zunser, Eliakum - Small Solomon - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Yankel

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the operetta "Di Yiddishe kroin" "As Produced with Great Success at Adler-Thomashefsky's National Theatre New York. Songs Featured by the well known Star B. Thomashefksy and his Company." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • The eternal flame

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The flame of faith burns in a little lamp over the sacred Ark which holds the Torah scrolls. It is an eternal legacy from our ancient Holy Temple in Jerusalem." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz Co. - Raskin, Philip M. (Philip Max) - Medvedieff, Jakov
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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