• King Solomon's song of songs

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Song of Songs" from "The Widow." Libretto: Moses Horowitz Performed by Bernard Bernstein, Kalman Juvelier, and Regina Prager. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the Play "The Widow" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Hamavdil

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Prayer for the conclusion of the Sabbath day (at nightfall)" "May the holiness oand healing of the Sabbath remain with us throughout the coming week." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Meyerowitz, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • The country girl

    sheet music | 19 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Dos Bissele Erd -- Frauen-Rechte -- As du kennst nit un weist nit, nemt men sich nit unter -- Bist mein krein, mein welt. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Oi is dos a mame!

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh, is this a mother." from "The Jewish Heart." Libretto: Joseph Lateiner Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From "Dos Yiddishe herz" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • A chulem

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A dream (the world is)" Performed by Abe Schwartz and his daughter. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Shapiro, Reubin
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • The living orphans

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The lively orphans." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky "Woe to you alone in the world. No one knows your pain. You are an orphan." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). First entry for composer/lyricist Shlomo Secunda. (General). From the operetta "Die lebedige yesoimim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Secunda, Sholom
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Das chupe kleid

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The wedding dress" fromn "A clear/clean conscience." Libretto: Max Gabel Performed by Jennie Goldstein "Clothed in my wedding dress, I am happy. Yet in my heart I grieve, because my father has not lived to see this day." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Rayne gevissen." (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Lillian, Isidore - Secunda, Sholom
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Mazel tov

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Good luck" from "Too late." Libretto: Moshe Dichter Performed by Malvine Lobel. "Blessings to all, and good luck always." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Zu spaet" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Der bar mitzvah march

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Moses Seiffert "Bar Mitzvah, or son of good deeds, processional" from the "The essence of being a Jew" Performed by Elias Rothstein. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Das pinteleh Yud" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Ich bleib a bucher

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "I'll remain as a boy/lad" from "The Green/Naïve boy" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky. Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky. "It's more fun and less trouble to be a boy than a girl." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). from the operetta "The Green Boy" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • As ich hob kein masel and Zum badekens

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Since I have no luck." and "For the veiling of the bride." "I am not lucky. All goes the opposite for me, no matter what. My folks had twelve sons, and longed for a daughter. Then I came along, a thirteenth son." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Catalog Record

    Irene Heskes collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The Yiddish American musical theater began in the Bowery area of the Lower East Side of New York City after 1880 and quickly expanded through New York and into many communities in the United States. This art form, with its genre of popular Yiddish songs, not only served a special Jewish patronage, but also served as a portal by which Jewish music entered mainstream ...

    • Contributor: Heskes, Irene
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1895
  • Koenig Ahasverus

    sheet music | 29 p. ; 35 cm. | "King Ahasuerus" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Gebet-lied in schul -- Konigen Esther's bitte -- Esther's forderung beim konig - Chohr sternenseher - Sternensaher solo -- Kuplet waisoso -- Konigin erzahlt ihre abstammung -- Duett Mordechai und Esther. (Content). Incomplete piano and violin parts (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Tsvey t'noyim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Two engagement contracts (for marriage)" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Bist mein matonele -- Di Torah is die beste s'chore -- Tsurik aheym. (Content). Violin part only. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, Solomon - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Dort wo die zeder and Hatikvoh

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Yonder (in Zion)where the cedars (bloom)" and "The hope." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. & J. Kammen - Imber, Naphtali Herz - Imber, Naphtali Herz Imber, Naphtali Herz - Kammen, J. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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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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  • Sisu vesimchu

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 31 cm. | Libretto: Hyman Kalmanowitz and Boris Thomashefsky "Let us rejoice and celebrate" from "Two cantors" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the musical "Tsvey khazonim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Harry Thomashefsky - Thomashefsky Theater - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Dos wieg lied

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The lullaby" from "A Jewish daughter." Libretto: Mark Arenstein "You are so small, my child, and do not know yet of life's sorrows. May you see peace, and have freedom within your lifetime." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "A Yiddishe tochter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Frug, S. G. (Semen Grigor'Evich)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Chave and Di treren soldat

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The tears of a soldier" and "Eve." "Bitter Tears Are the Comfort of a Child Soldier" ; and "Since Adam's Time, There Has Been Eve (Enchanting but unfaithful, I am yet lured by her)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Small, Solomon - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • El rachmum vechanun

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "God of mercy and compassion." Libretto: Joseph Lateiner Performed by Kalman Juvelier "God, have mercy and grant my salvation. I have suffered so much." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "The false step" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph Bordy and Louis Friedsell - Bordy, Joseph - Friedsell, Louis - Gastwirth, Henry M.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Ver vet kadish zugen?

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Who will say kaddish" from "Noble sentiments" (or "Tender feelings") Libretto: Max Gabel Sung by Jennie Goldstein--note on cover. "A mother knows joys and sorrows through her child. This mother's son was killed in the war. Now, who will chant the kaddish for her, after she also is dead and in the grave?" Source: Heskes, ...

    • Contributor: Max Gabel Theater Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Goldstein, Jennie
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • A brivele fun der heim

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "A letter from home." "Your parents have perished in a pogrom. There is no old homeland anymore." Source: Heskes, Irene. Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Die goldene zeit

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The golden time." Libretto: Shlomo Steinberg. Performed by Clara Honigman. "In a golden era, there will not be any more wars, just freedom and happiness. Mankind will be uinited in love and in peace." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Max Mansky Co. - Secunda, Sholom - Lash, Isidor
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • The lonesome mother

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lonely mother." "Seek not your lost sister, my son. But mother, I must go forth and find her. Now both are gone, and mother is left all alone." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Joseph P. Katz Co. - Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix - Halpern, Moshe Leib - Saslavsky, N. L.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Our boys are coming back

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The war is over, and the world is at peace. America, my Uncle Sam, you victory has been won. God bless President Wilson and our land." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Kammen, Jack - Kammen, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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