Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Mir gefelt asa meidel wie du

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "I'd like a girl just like you." "That's what he tells me, but I tell him that I would not like a boy just like him." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Washington, Lincoln und Moishe Rabeiny and Arein geganen sich aus gedreit

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Washington, Lincoln and (biblical) Moses our rabbi" and "Gone in turned around, and going out backward" Libretto: B. Kovner. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). from the musical play "Yente Telebende." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Die Yudishe nation

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish nation" from "Hone, sweet home" (General). Libretto: A. Schwartzberg. (General). "For the Jewish people, religion is the treasure which sustains and nourishes. Honor the Torah, our beloved Holy Writ, and cherish all of the Jewish traditions." (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Heskes Number 543 (General). From the drama ...

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

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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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  • Jewish war brides

    sheet music | 18 p ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky and Isidore Lillian Performed by Leon Blank Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Milchume kalles -- Der Yidisher soldat -- A stikele broit -- Gam ze l'toivo. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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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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  • Song of love

    sheet music | 50 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Lied der liebe -- Boys hit ob di meidlach -- Damen recht -- Zise hofnung -- Men tor nit -- Pizekach kinderlach -- Fun viegele bis'n keiver -- Gavotte, Ferzveifelte liebe -- Antkegen got ken men kain chochem nit sein. (Content). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Shor, A. (Anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • In 100 yohr arim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "In one hundred years from now" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky. "One hundred years from now, people will be able to play to London and be back on the same day. I'll fly to France for lunch, Berlin for a matinee, and then on to Turkey for the night. By then, a penny will buy the world, ...

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Meyerowitz, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Yudishe kazatzke

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jewish Coassack, or Russian Cavalryman dance tune." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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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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  • Die moral-prediger

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The moral/ethical preacher." "From birth, my life has been a struggle, threatened always by evil-doers. Yet, I am not bitter in my sorrowing heart. I remember always the ethcial principle, that the moral way is to live and let live. Alone, I wish good luck to all." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Meyerowitz, David - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Sholom aleichem

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Peace be with you/greetings" from "A Jewish daughter" Libretto: Mark Arenstein 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 - Arenstein, Mark
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • In erez Isroel

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "In the land of Israel." from "The lady cantor." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Regina Prager "Our Holy Temple will be rebuilt. There, poets and musicians will create new works to celebrate the joy of Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Die chasinte" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Mein weib is in der country, hurray! and Ginger

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ginger" ("The best thing to have is pep")and "My wife is in the country, hurray." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lillian, Isidore - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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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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  • As Ich ken kein mame nit sein

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Since I cannot be a mother" "My luck is asleep. I cannot have a child, nor have the joys of being a parent and grand parent. There is not remedy for my illness. The sun shines, but not for me." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Shor, A. (Anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Yudishkeit

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jewishness/Judaism" "Celebrate the Jewish traditions, and observe our Judaism. Do not stray from your religious pathways." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Halt es aich

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Control yourself" from "Eternal light" Libretto: Anshel Schorr. "Despite tribulations, have self control, and bear your burdens." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • ' Svet sich shon auspresin

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "It will iron itself out" from "The tailor's daughter." Libretto: Zalman Libin Performed by Ludwig Satz "One can smooth everything out and make things better. It doesn't matter whether it's a tailor without a job, a sick wife with a baby every year, unpaid rent and grocery bills. In this country, and even over the ...

    • Contributor: Edelstein's Second Ave. Theater - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Satz, Ludwig
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • A man, a weib

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A husband, a wife" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky "We are a modern couple" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Chantshe in America" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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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  • Up town, down town

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: S. Kornblith Performed by Miss Greenfiel, Sam Kesten, Dave Medoff, and Dora Weissman. "We're a success, and now we're moving uptown!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Hofnung sisse

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Tomashefsky "Youth has sweet hopes, dear daughter. As you leave our household for marriage, may you always be happy and healthy. Never forget me and your hcildhood. Journey safely to your new home (in America). Perhaps we may be together again some day." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Yusem'l yesoimele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Orphan, little orphan." Performed by Ada Zieman. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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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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