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  • O, these beautiful eyes, and As ich ken kein mame nit sein

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Since I cannot be a mother." "Beauty is found in your shining bright eyes." "My luck is asleep. I cannot have a child, nor have the joys of being a parent and grandparent. There is no remedy for my illness. The sun shines, but not for me." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. ...

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

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  • Die zauberin

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Mirele's geburtstag -- Hotzmach solo -- Das blinden-spiel -- Elend bin ich (Mirele solo -- Der markt -- Babkelach -- Der Katzew -- Yidden bnei rach'monim -- Marcus solo -- Gesang bei der zauberin -- Romance, Mirele -- Passach schin scha (zauberin solo -- Die terken ...

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

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  • Blihmele

    sheet music | 47 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little Blossom" Libretto: Joseph Lateiner Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Mir gratuliren -- Choson kale, mazl tov -- Duet Zeligel un Blihmeleh -- Gesegenen ansamble -- Die wette -- Min hamsizar -- Verhaftung ansamble -- Berele's mishuge lied -- Der masken bal -- Die Araber -- Die Yaponeser -- Dos teuben ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Gesangs lieder

    sheet music | 20 p. ; 35 cm. | Avremele (Little Abraham, follow in God's way and He will protect you -- Achdes (Have courage, brother Jews throughout the world)-- A Jid bin ich; Zu die feigelach (I am a Jew; I sing as the birds do, only sadder melodies)-- Arbeiter Romance (Worker's romance; do not seek me beloved in sunny fields; find me ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rosenfeld, Morris - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1899

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  • A tenzel noch der goldener yoich ; A tenzel mit der mameniu

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little dance after the golden chicken soup ." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Second title in violin part only (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Das thilemel

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little book of psalms/psalter" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Violin part (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Mesco, A. - Davidoff, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Ohn a haim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Without a home" from "The power of nature." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky. "Without a home all one's life, we have been aliens everywhere in the world. Alas, so many of our children still wander, ever unwelcome." Performed by Peter Graff, Goldie Lubritzky, and Nettie Tobias. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Meyerowitz, David - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • The moral

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Publication arranged and designed by Maurice Shapiro" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Melits yoshor" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Russian sher and Romanian volach

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "Russian sher, or scissors tune dance." "Romanian Wallachian dance tune." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Two separate pieces placed together in collection. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Das thilemel

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little Psalter/book of Psalms." Performed by Elias Rothstein 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: 1917

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  • David's violin

    sheet music | 18 p. ; 35 cm. | Das Kriegele -- Die vier chasidim -- Coupet Noiach -- Dor holech w'dor bo. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Das kriegele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little pitcher." Libretto: Joseph Lateiner "Blessed are the generous and loving of heart. Their lives are as full as pitchers of fresh water at a well." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "David's violin" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Dowid's fiedele

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Das Kriegele (The little water pitcher)-- Die vier Ch'sidim (The four hasidim, or pious ones)-- Coupet Noiach, Shiker Lid (Noah's couplet, drunkard's song)-- Dor Holech W'dor Bo (A generation goes and another comes). (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Latayner, Yosef - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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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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  • Kinder, kinder

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Children, children" from "Tisza-Eszler (name of a town in Hungary)." In 1882, fifteen Jews were imprisoned, and stood trial in the town of Tisza-Eszla. They were accused of the ritual murder of a local girl who had been missing. She was reported alive in another village, but the Jews of the town had to leave ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Flaker, feierl, flaker!

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Flicker little fire, flicker, or shepherd's chorus" from "Shulamith [heroine's name]." Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Shulamith" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Die sherele

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little sher, or square dance." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Shalach monos

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sending of presents." "The true gifts of Purim are our religious traditions, and God's blessings upon every generation. May all evil-doers, the wicked Hamans, never prevail." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Yehi rozon

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "May it be thy (God's)will, a benediction for the new (Jewish calendar) month." Performed by Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From "Rosh chodesh benschen" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Fun wiegel bis in keiwer

    sheet music | 4 p., 12 x 9 | "From candle to grave" from "The song of love" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky "I have lived eighty years, and how fast time has flown. Yet, I still remember my mother's lullabies. Vanity, all vanity. Short is the journey form the cradle to the grave. Life is no more than a dream." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American ...

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

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  • The queen of Sheba

    sheet music | 8 p ; 35 cm. | "Queen of Sheba." Libretto: Moses Horowitz. Performed by Mr. Ginsberg and Miss Shapiro. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Shlof balet -- March de Malke Shvo -- Shlome hameilachs zavoe -- Giter Brider nisht gechapt -- Men vet dir kein sach nit mit geben in keiver arein. (Content). Violin part only. (General). ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Brody, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • A brivele dem taten

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter to father." "Mother has died in lonlieness and poverty. Write a letter to father, and send money for him to come to America. Alas, father is too il to be admitted here. He is permitted to see his son at the gate of Ellis Island, and then will be sent back to ...

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

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