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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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  • Der rotzeach

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The murderer." "Race alone into a darkness where cold winds blows like the shrieking of the dead. Murderer, though protecting yourself, you have taken another human life, and can never cleanse your soul of the sorrow and guilt." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • A freilichs, sisu vesimchu

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "A joyful dance tune, be happy and celebrate" from "The white slave" Performed by Keni Liptzin. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the drama "Di vayse sklav" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Dem rebens dweikes

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi's ecstasy, mythic rapture." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Hepet mechutonim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Step lively, marriage in-laws." A special dance tune for the parents of the bride and groom. 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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  • Die elende kinder

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The forlorn/lonely children." "Pity the bereft and wretched orphans. Send them help and give them hope." 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: 1914

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  • Mutters gebet

    sheet music | 6 p., 13 3/4 x 10 1/2 | "A mother's prayer." "Almighty God, protect my children from all troubles and any harm. May they be safe from the tsar's cruelty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, J. L. (Jacob L.) - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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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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  • Eliezer's kinder lied

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Eliezer's children song" from "Sacrificial binding of (biblical) Isaac." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Akeidas Yizchock" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • As du kenst nit un weist nit nemt men sich nit unter

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If you cannot and know not, don't undertake it." from "The country girl." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Bernard Bernstein "Don't meddle or intrude; it's not healthy. Just stick to what you really know." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Das dorfs meydel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Joseff mit seine bruder

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Erster sheffer chor -- Chor und Jahuda solo -- Wanderer gesang -- El Rachum -- Terkishes chor -- Chor und Jacob solo -- Ach! Wo bist du -- Josef solo -- Solo Josef in kerker -- Benjamin solo (Es lebe der Konig). (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • March from Kuzri

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Piano with text. "Processional" from "The songs of the Khazars (of Central Asia)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895 to 1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Hellman, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1896

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  • Die tnoyim and Gute nacht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Performed by Jacob P. Adler and Sara Adler. "The contract of engagement (to marry)" and "Goodnight" from "God's punishment." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Gotts Stroff." (General). Violin part only. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Goldener fodim

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Steh auf mein folk -- Der rebi hot geheisen freilich sein -- Es drimelt nit der wechter" (Content). "New Russian, Polish, Ukrainian & Roumanian Melodies for Piano and Violin" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Moshiakh ben David

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Messiah, son of David." "Israel cries out for salvation and an end to oppression from the Hamans in every generation. May Almighty God send the Messiah son of David, to save us." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Mogulesco's march from the opera Akeida

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm | Libretto: Moses Horowitz. "Processional" from "Binding (of biblical Isaac)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898

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  • Oi der yeizer hore

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sung by A. Lebedoff" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the musical "Shloimke oif Broadway" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Yzias Mizrajim

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | Lyrics printed in yiddish on last two pages, not in music. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Dos golis lied -- Chasene huben -- Yzias Mizrajim march -- Die Nevue -- Der stecken -- Eser makes chor -- Zores is kain dauge. (Content). Violin part (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Jashke chvat

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Musical Comedy in 3 Acts by Isidore Lash" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Vi derlebt men shoin America zu zehen -- Di Shwueh -- Nit Gefonfet". (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Lebedeff, Aaron - Wohl, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Der peddler

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Zunser, Eliakum - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1897

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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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  • Oi di meidelach

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh, the girls" from "Liovke molodietz" ("Liovka [male name], fine fellow/handsome youth".) "They are such troubles, but oh such joys." This was the first leading role in America of Aaron Lebedeff, for whom Slavic roles and costumes were particular favorites. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Lebedeff, Aaron - Shumsky, Oscar
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • A brivele fun Rusland

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter from Russia." "Before it's too late, help your parents to emigrate and join you here, or at least send back some money to help support them." 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: 1912

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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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  • Potpourri of selected Hebrew melodies

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | Twelve Jewish dance melodies and Hasidic tunes. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "Selected and Arranged for piano and violin by Henry A. Russotto." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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