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  • Ich hob

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "I have" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Sam Kestin "I have everything I want, without a cent in my pocket. All is mine, property and busness, fine home and clothes. I don't lie; I have it all. Only, it's all in my dreams." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Moshiach is gekumen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Messiah has come" from "Mazel tov" ("Good luck"). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Weh dir kind von armuth

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Woe to you, child of poverty" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky "Slave of need, you must labor for bread from childood to death. All your life is a struggle to survive, a battle against poverty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Chantshe in ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Adon olom waltz

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lord of all" from "Bar Kochba" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Performed by Regina Prager Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "Bar Kochba" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Tate-mame thyereh die liebe hertzer eyereh

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Father, mother (parents), your loving hearts are dear." from "Suspiscion." Libretto: Moshe Richter. Performed by Samiel Tobias and Bessie Thomashefsky. "Pity those who are without parents. All is dark when mother and father are gone." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Ferdechtigkeit" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Kinder liebe

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

    • Contributor: A. Teres - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Die chupe

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The wedding canopy" Photograph of performer Annie Schwartz on cover. 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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  • Der liebes spil

    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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  • Lkoved shabos

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "To honor the Sabbath." 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: 1908

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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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  • Der begrussungs chor

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Successful Songs from Libin's Play The Neighbors" "The greetings march, chorus" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). from the play "Die shekheynim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Brody, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Yesoimele

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lively little orphan girl" from "The strange bird." Libretto: Moses Schorr Performed by Malvine Lobel. "I am a lively little orphan without ahome, all alone. Mother, why are you gone?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From "Die Fremde Feigel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Damaged goods

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | From th eplay "Weibershe meluche" ("Women's handiwork/trade".) Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • In a klein shtibele

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

    • Contributor: J. & J. Kammen - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lillian, Isidor
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Kein Zion zuruck aheim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "To Zion home again." "Exiled Israel longs to return from diaspora to Zion. Even in this dear land of Columbus, the world's greatest republic, some of us suffer rejection for being Jews." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Mysel, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Russland's freiheit's lied

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Russia's freedom song." "A narrative ballad expressing idealistic hopes for an end to tsarist oppression, and for the coming of a new era of peace, freedom, and prosperity in Russia." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • Ladies

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

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

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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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  • We-yiten lecho

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

    • Contributor: A. Teres - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Ich hob mich schon eingetreit

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 34 cm. | "Music from the successful play, 'Weibershe Meluche' " (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Sei nit gefallen mein sindele

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Do not stumble/falter, my little son" from "My people's dream." (Also, "The dream of my people".) "Israel, little child of God, know that He is ever with you. Do not stumble, but be steadfast." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Violin part (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Meyerowitz, David - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • The rabbi's melody

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Two songs: Our dear rabbi and The new time/modern era "Sing a spiritual melody in honor of the rabbi." "In America, it is a new era, the time for freedom, equality, and love." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph M. Rumshisky - Edelstein's Second Ave. Theater - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Hornstein, Samuel
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Ich bin an actor

    sheet music | 4 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 cholem hot sich mir gecholemt

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "I have dreamed me a dream." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shapiro, Herman S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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