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  • Zion march

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | From "Eternal light." "Our people have suffered such hardships in exile. May those who are oppressed return to Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Shmendrig

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | The name "Shmendrik" passed quickly into the vernacular as referring to a good natured simpleton or oaf. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Solo Braine mit chor -- Romance Rosa -- Duett Rosa und David -- Rosa mit chor -- Breine mit chor -- Die kale heist Paulina tanz. (Content). Sheet Music ...

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

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  • Weyiten l'cho

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "And it shall be given unto you" from "Nathan, the wiseman." "Remember, God's children, the biblical blessings of spiritual sustenance in adversity, and of Jerusalem and Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • A glezele wine

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A glass to life/a toast" from "Tsu shpeyt" ("Too late".) Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • A glezele lechaim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A glass ( a toast) to life" from "Too late." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Men tohr nit

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "One must not." "Enjoy the good years. One should not throw them away, or waste them. Have a good time while you can, but be careful never to shame yourself." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Shoifar shel moshiach

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Shofar/ram's horn of the Messiah." In Jewish tradition, the Messianic coming is to be heralded by a speical sounding of the ritual musical instrument of Judaism, the shofar. "When Messiah comes, King David will take up his harp to sing the Psalms, and Moses will lead us into the Holy Temple rebuilt. Now, mother Rachel ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Dem arbiter's hand

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The worker's hand." "Strengthen the hand of workers everywhere, in mines, farms, construction, factories, all toiling under the yoke of poverty. Men, women, even children and the aged, all enslaved, lift up your heads, and proclaim that there must be fair wages for honest hard labor." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). ...

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Davidoff, Jacob - Mesco, Adam - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Litwack and Galitzianer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Litvak (someone from Lithuania/Latvia) and Galician (someone from Galicia, then Austria/Poland)." from "Dos meydel fun vest" ("The girl from the west"). "More in jest than real antagonism, Jews from those two areas of East Europe poked fun at each other for their regional pronunciations of Yiddish, as well as their special food preferences and social ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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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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  • Die New Yorker trehren

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The New Yorker's tears." "In New York, one is often in peril. There are unlucky things here. The city is full of robberies, murders, accidents, poverty, hunger, illness, unemployment, and homelessness. Overflowing are the tears of the city people." 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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  • 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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  • Der yosem'l

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little orphan" 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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  • Steh auf mein man

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Arise, my man." "Arise, get up my son, and seek a job. Toil from dawn till night like so many others in a factory shop. Hear the machines rumble loudly in your ears, and work fast. Labor for rent and food, while time passes, and the precious years of your life fly by." Source: Heskes, ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Reingold, Isaac - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Gute nacht

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Goodnight" from the operetta "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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  • Steh auf mein folk

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Arise my people" from "Dr. Almasada." "Arise, awake from your dreaming. The morning sky is fresh and clear. All is alive with wisdom and hope. It is a new time, my people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Zion waltz

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Music: folk melody. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - [Imber, Naphtali Herz] - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Das boimele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little tree." This is a narrative allegorical ballad. "Our ancestors planted a tree of truth and knowledge. It then bloomed and bore sweet fruit, the Ten Commandments and Torah/Holy Writ. We nestled, like birds among broad leaves, within our Jewish traditions. Over the ages, though, storms have beat against the great tree, it has ...

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

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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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  • Suffragettes

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ladies for rights/suffragettes" from "The song of love, or song of songs." In its Yiddish lyrics, the song mentions President Taft and advocates women as soldiers, mayors, congressmen, presidents, even as cantors and rabbis! Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • 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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  • A weibel vie a taibel - komisch duet

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Comic duet- a little wife like a turtledove" from "Eternal light." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Von wiegel biss in keiwer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "From cradle to grave." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Ich hob

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "I have." "I have everything I want, without a cent in my pocket. All is mine, property and business, 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. (General). "from Chantshe in America" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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