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    " If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews" Irish and Jewish Influences on the Music of Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley

    videorecording | videorecording; 74 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). December 1, 2009 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Moloney, Mick
    • Date: 2009
  • Audio Recording

    Never did the same thing twice

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, between 75.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Words and music by Felix McGlennon. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Quinn inscribed in zinc master. Production level cataloging. Dan W. Quinn, tenor; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Mar. 31, 1898. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - McGlennon, Felix - Quinn, Dan W. - Macglennon, Felix (author) - Quinn, Dan W. (performer)
    • Date: 1898-03-31
  • Audio Recording

    A son of the desert am I

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 63 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Music by Walter A. Phillips; words by John P. Wilson. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Myers inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. J. W. Myers, baritone; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Mar. 26, 1898. (Venue). Also available in digital form on ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Phillips, Walter A. - Myers, J. W. (john W.) - Phillips, Walter A. (author) - Myers, J. W. (performer)
    • Date: 1898-26-93
  • Audio Recording

    Pretty little dark blue eyes

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, between 66 and 72 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Charles P. Lowe, xylophone; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Oct. 12, 1897. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Lowe, Charles P. - Lowe, Charles P. (performer)
    • Date: 1897-10-12
  • Audio Recording

    On the banks of the Wabash

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 63 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Autographs of Pryor and Higgins inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Arthur Pryor, trombone; Henry Higgins, cornet. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Mar. 28, 1899. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Dresser, Paul - Pryor, Arthur - Higgins, Henry - Dresser, Paul (author) - Pryor, Arthur and Higgins, Henry (performer)
    • Date: 1898-06-17
  • Audio Recording

    Sweetest story ever told

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 67.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Words and music by R.M. Stults. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of S.H. Dudley (baritone and mangager) inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Performed by the Haydn Quartet. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., date unknown. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Stults, R. M. - Dudley, S. H. - Haydn Quartet (vocal Group) - Stults, R. M. (author) - Haydn Quartet (performer)
    • Date: 189?---
  • Audio Recording

    Thunderbolt

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "One Step" (Content). Mx: 4194 -2. Recorded c. May, 1919. Left groove wall only recorded. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - Lada, [anton] - Nunez, [al] - Louisiana Five - Cawley, Joe
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording

    Yelping hound blues

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 12 in. | "Introducing: Foot Warmer" (Content). Mx: 503 -3 A Recorded in Sep. 1919 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - Lada, [anton] - Nunez, [al] - Louisiana Five - Cawley, [joe]
    • Date: 1919
  • Notated Music

    Der Yiddischer martyrer, march

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

    • Contributor: Katzenelenbogen and Rabinowitz - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1900

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  • Notated Music

    Das pekele & Chochmas noschim

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Das Pekele" ("The little bundle"). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). for piano. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Spiwak, I. - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1900

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  • Notated Music

    Polonaise

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Adler, Simon
    • Date: 1896

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  • Notated Music

    The fall of Jerusalem and Zion march

    sheet music | 28 p. ; 35 cm. | Ten songs: "At King Zedekiah, Jeremiah's Entrée"; "Fall of Jerusalem"; "Chorus of Romans"; "Jeremiah Solo"; "At the Wall of Mourning (Kausel Ha'maarabi)"; "Lamentations (Kines)"; "Eli Zion"; "Gedaliah"; "Sabbath of Consolation (Sabbath Nach'mu)"; and "Zion March." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Rabinowitz - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1900

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  • Notated Music

    Original kol nidre

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "All vows." Noted as "simplified." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Weishoff, Henry
    • Date: 1902

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  • Notated Music

    Goldene madina

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

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1902

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  • Notated Music

    Scholem aleichem

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Peace be with you [greetings]") from "The excommunication in the Holy Temple." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from the Opera, Der-Cherem in Beth-Hamikdosh" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Simonovitz, Alex
    • Date: 1902

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  • Notated Music

    Das depeschele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little dispatch" from "The Jews in Brazil." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Juden in Brazilien" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Brody, Joseph - Hellman, Abraham
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    March from Jehudith die zweite

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Processional" from "The Second Judith." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Brody, Joseph - Hellman, Abraham
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Remembrance of Bessarabie

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Roumanian Thoughts -- Soldier's Song -- The Gypsy -- The Shepherd Song -- The Folk Dance -- Gypsy Camp. (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin - Hofman, R. - Weishoff, Henry
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    The Hebrew national hymn: Schomer Israel = Guardian of Israel = Huter Israels

    sheet music | 14 p. ; 35 cm. | Music: folk melody. Lyrics: liturgy. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Kurantmann, Joachim - Szold, Benjamin - Kaempf, S. I. (saul Isaac)
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Er hat gelacht

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 = Smulewitz, Solomon (as given on item) (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Small, Solomon - Weishoff, Henry
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Children of Israel

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Die vier frome weiber, couplet

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The four pious wives, couplet" from the opera, "Di grineh" ("The green or naïve one (female)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin Music Store - Brody, Joseph
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Al naharos bowel

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "By the waters of Babylon" from "Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from the Opera, Zion" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theo Lohr - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Sisi wesimchi

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Rejoice and celebrate." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Gott und sein mishpet is gerecht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "God's judgment is right/just" from the operetta "Gebrokheneh hehrtser" ("Broken Hearts"). Because of the song's dramatic essence and [Jacob P.] Adler's particularly stirring rendition, it became a great favorite with audiences. Over the years, this selection has often been performed on the Yiddish stage. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis
    • Date: 1903

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