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  • Ich beink a heim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Teres - Friedsell, Louis - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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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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  • 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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  • Dos golus lied

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "From Prof. Horowitz's Opera Yzias Mizrajim" "Arr. by Perlmutter & Wohl" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Yzias Mizrajim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Dos pekel

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The parcel, or bundle." from "The girl from Lemberg (town in East Europe)" "All the world is orpanized and packed into parcels. The rich have a bundle of gold, and the poor a package of sorrows. Everyone carries his own bundle, in joy and sadness. No matter what that bundle holds, we bear it throughout ...

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

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  • Amerika

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "America, land of freedom, you are my world. I am a Jew with other Jews who came from far off, and here I have found my good luck. I would sacrifice my life for you, America. Long live the banner of red, white, and blue." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Yisroolik kim a haim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Teres - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Das siderel

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little prayer book." This was the first of many collaborative works by the unique musical twin brothers Jacob and Joseph Kamenetzky (changed to "Kammen"); subsequently, they formed their own publishing house, known as the J. and J. Kammen Co. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Kamenetzky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Yzias Mizrajim

    sheet music | 18 p. ; 35 cm. | Dos golis lied -- Chasene huben -- Yzias Mizrajim march -- Die Nevue -- Der stecken -- Eser makes chor -- Zores is kain dauge. (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • Keser toiro

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ornamental crown on the scroll of the Torah/Holy Writ." "As a silver crown adorns the Torah/Holy Writ scrolls, so does the Torah itself adorn our lives." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Fraun fraun

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Women, women, or what every maiden must know." from "Motl the shoemaker." Libretto: Shlomo Steinberg. "Oh women, if only we men could understand you." Performed by Sam Lahnfeld. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the musical "Mot'l der shister" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Louis Gilrod and David Meyerowitz - Max Gabel's Theater - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kortchmaroff, Max
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • The golem

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 34 cm. | Oi meidelach sis is asa weitik -- Asa yur of mir -- Treist dich idell -- Eil rachem (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Gabel Theatre Company - Friedsell, Louis - Gilrod, Louis - Shargel, Jack
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Der Yudisher soldat

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish soldier" from "Jewish war brides." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Music album of the play, Jewish war brides

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Milchomo kalos -- A Yudisher soldat -- A shtikele broit -- Gam se l'towo good. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Selections from "The Jewish heart"

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish Soul." Libretto: Jacob Terr Performed by Rosa Zuckerberg. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Di toire -- Oilom habe -- Haneowim wehanimim -- Sei gezund -- Masol Tow -- Reporter song -- Ich benk a'heim -- Tekio gedoilo -- Wey dem tate, wey der mame. (Content). Violin part. (General). Sheet ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Gilrod, Louis - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Weidershe meluche

    sheet music | 18 p. ; 35 cm. | "Women's handiwork/trade." Libretto: Nahum Rackow. Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky, Peter Graff, Rosa Karp, and Mr. Rubin. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Damaged goods -- Gute nacht -- Ich hob mich schon eingetreit (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Yisrolik in sein eigen land

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Great Hit of Thomashefsky's People's Theatre"" "Gezungen by Madam Zukerberg" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950 (General). from "Das pintele Yud" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Shtoist sich on

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Be wise and persevere/press onward" from "The essence of being a Jew" Libretto: Moses Seiffert. Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Dos pinteleh Yud" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Gilrod, Louis - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Menshele meinst du west wibig leben

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little man, do you think you will live forever" from "The essence of being a Jew." Libertto: Moses Seiffert Performed by Rose Zuckerberg. "Be mindful of life's end, and don't be a fool. Let good deeds and noble works be your legacy. A good name is the best memorial when you are laid to rest." ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Thomashefsky, Bores - Gilrod, Louis - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • A Yiddishe m'luche

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Jewish trade/handcraft." "It is the Jewish customary trade to work for all the world. Yet what do these efforts and talents matter, when the Jew is chased from land to land. May the sound of the shofar awaken the Jewish soul to rebuild Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Brody, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Fifty-fifty

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: S. Kornblith "I have a system, fifty, fifty, meaning everything always half for me. I was a streetcare conductor and collected fares, fifty, fifty. I sold suits in a department store, fifty, fifty. Now I want to collect the governments taxes, fifty, fifty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the ...

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

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  • Die Toire

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Talk of the Town" From the play "The Jewish Soul" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Die Yidishe neshome" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Noch a bisel epes noch

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Rubinstein, M. J. - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • A Yiddishe m'luche

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Jewish trade/handicraft." "It is the Jewish customary trade to work for all the world. Yet what do these efforts and talents matter, when the Jew is chased from land to land. May the sound of the shofar (ram's horn) awaken the Jewish soul to rebuild Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Brody, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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