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  • Notated Music

    Columbus, ich hob zi dir gur nit

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Columbus, I have nothing against you." from "The power of nature." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky "America, land of freedom, I love you. Uncle Sam welcomes everyone, and Jews here are like other men. Columbus, you did a wonderful thing." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Die kraft fun natur" (General). ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Meyerowitz, David - Friedsell, Leon
    • Date: 1920

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    Ohn a haim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Without a home" from "The power of nature." Libretto: Isidore Solotarefsky. "Without a home all one's life, we have been aliens everywhere in the world. Alas, so many of our children still wander, ever unwelcome." Performed by Peter Graff, Goldie Lubritzky, and Nettie Tobias. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Meyerowitz, David - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1920

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    Die sherele

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little sher, or square dance." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1920

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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
    • Date: 1920

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    A freilichs

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "Be joyful, children, a joyous dance tune." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1920

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    Jerusalem

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jerusalem, you are my heart and sould, and never will be forgotten." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Meyerowitz, David
    • Date: 1920

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    Dem rabins tfile

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi's prayer." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1920

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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
    • Date: 1920

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    A tenzel noch der goldener yoich ; A tenzel mit der mameniu

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little dance after the golden chicken soup ." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Second title in violin part only (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1920

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    Hepet mechitonim; Korohod; Gute nacht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Step lively, bridal parents," "Slavic double circle dance," and "Good night." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). For violin (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Shapiro, Herman S.
    • Date: 1920

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    Russian polka

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Once in May." Libretto: Morris Schwartz. "How well I remember those lovely dance steps from the olden days. Come now, eveyrone dance, and be happy together." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Maytime" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wilner's Irving Place Theater - Max R. Wilner and Morris Schwartz - Schwartz, Maurice - Sandler, Peretz
    • Date: 1920

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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.
    • Date: 1921

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    Der mames lidele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The mother's little song." "My child, from cradle to wedding canopy is so short a time. Never forget your mother, and may God bless you always." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Meyerowitz, David - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1921

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    Menschele krich nit zu hoich

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little man, don't creep too high." "Don't push too hard, or aspire too high. What does all the striving avail you, but only to wear out your health and fade your youth. Better to travel life as it takes you, and not to struggle against the tide." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Meyerowitz, David - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1921

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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
    • Date: 1921

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    Sol a mol shoin sholem sain

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Let there be peace soon." "Let there be peace everywhere and for everyone; no more suffering and hatred." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, Solomon - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1921

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    Die fartribene yisoimele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The dispossessed/expelled orphan." "Far away from home, from wife, from parents, and friends, he is soon to be laid unknown in a cold grave. God, have pity on the sorrowing hearts of such a grieving fmaily." Song inspired by the dedication of a monument at Arlington Cemetery for the unknown soldier of World War I. ...

    • Contributor: Morris Karlinsky - Karlinsky, Morris
    • Date: 1921

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    Zion heilige Belibst schoin eibib beim yid

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Zion, be ever with the Jew/within the Jewish heart." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. And J. Kammen Co. - Small, Solomon - Kammen, Jack
    • Date: 1921

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    Hashivenu nasad

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Redeem us, or bring us back (from our wanderings in exile)." from "The Jewish Faust." Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden "From birth to grave, a man wanders far from his homeland. Alone and desolate as a stone, he seeks peace with others, and labors for his bread. Oh Lord, end all suffering, and return our people to ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Kammen, Jack - Kammen, Joseph
    • Date: 1921

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    Dos pekel

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The parcel, or bundle." from "The girl from Lemberg (town in East Europe)" "All the world is orpanized and packed into parcels. The rich have a bundle of gold, and the poor a package of sorrows. Everyone carries his own bundle, in joy and sadness. No matter what that bundle holds, we bear it throughout ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Gilrod, Louis
    • Date: 1921

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    Dem rebens nigen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi's melody" from "Miseries, or troubles from children." "Let us dance and sing happily to the rabbi's sweet melody." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Zores fun kinder" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1921

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    Warenikes mit griben

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Shaped noddles/dumplings, with chicken fat rendeirngs/cracklings." from "Miseries, or troubles from children." A popular food delicacy. "Tseytel is a wonderul cook, and she has made a feast for us. So let us eat and dance." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Zores fun kinder" Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1921

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    Oif'n pripetshok An old Hebrew folk song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "By the fireside/at the hearth." "Learn the alef beys and study Torah. It will nourish your spirit for all of your life, my dear children." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. And J. Kammen Co. - Kammen, Jack - Warshawski, Mark
    • Date: 1921

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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
    • Date: 1919

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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
    • Date: 1919

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