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  • Notated Music

    Akeidas jizchok: Opus 1, Schlaflied & Sarah and Abraham at the altar

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sacrificial binding of (biblical) Isaac." Schlaflied "Lullaby." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1902

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    Konig Ahasverus, volume 1

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | Aufzug beim konig (Procession of the king)-- Hofdamen bei der Konigin (Court ladies with the queen); and "Krohnung Esther" ("Crowning of Esther") (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1899

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    Gottes wunder

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "God's wonder" from "Malitz Josher" ( "Righteous advocate/defender of justice against the evil accuser)." Alternate Spelling: Meilitz Yosher. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Malitz Josher" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Fiedler, Herman
    • Date: 1897

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    Das boimele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little tree." This is a narrative allegorical ballad. "Our ancestors planted a tree of truth and knowledge. It then bloomed and bore sweet fruit, the Ten Commandments and Torah/Holy Writ. We nestled, like birds among broad leaves, within our Jewish traditions. Over the ages, though, storms have beat against the great tree, it has ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1911

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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.
    • Date: 1911

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    The wandering Jew

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | This narrative ballad was especially popular on shipboard among immigrants on their way to this country. "In sorrow and tears, mistreated and hated, chased and abused, always wandering and never welcome. They tell us, you are a Jew, so go away, go far away." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1911

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    Steh auf mein folk

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Arise my people" from "Dr. Almasada." "Arise, awake from your dreaming. The morning sky is fresh and clear. All is alive with wisdom and hope. It is a new time, my people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1906

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    Shmendrig

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | The name "Shmendrik" passed quickly into the vernacular as referring to a good natured simpleton or oaf. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Solo Braine mit chor -- Romance Rosa -- Duett Rosa und David -- Rosa mit chor -- Breine mit chor -- Die kale heist Paulina tanz. (Content). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1911

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    Kunilemel

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Chasidim chor -- Lied Karoline -- Studenten -- Alle meidlach hoben chasanin -- Duet, Karoinaum max -- Nein dem alten gabai! Nein dem neuen gabai! -- First dem gabai in shil arain -- Chor toidte - und masel tov -- Gesang ensemble -- Finale. (Content). Sheet ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1913

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    March and Das liebele

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

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1898

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    Dos naie Russland

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

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1917

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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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    The moral

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Publication arranged and designed by Maurice Shapiro" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Melits yoshor" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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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
    • Date: 1906

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    Shulamit

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Raisins and Almonds -- The Wandering in the Desert -- Shulamit at the Well -- Monoach's Prayer -- David King Israel". (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). For violin (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Date: 1921

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    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
    • Date: 1910

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    The shepherd song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. "This is a long narrative ballad, presenting the allegory of God as a sheperd, and the people of Israel as His flock." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Bar Kochba" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Date: 1910

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    Klog von Zion's techter

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lament of Zion's daughters" from "Bar Kochba." Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. "God, hear our cries. We are the widows and orphans of Zion. Let our people rise up once again." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Bar Kochba" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Date: 1910

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    Kunilemel

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "Kumilemel (name of comic hero)," also know as "Di beyde Kunilemel, oder der fanatik(The two Kunilemel, or the fanatic.)" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 Chasidim Chor -- Lied Karoline -- Studenten -- Alle meidlach hoben chasanim -- Karoina um Max -- Nein dem alten gabai! Nein dem neuen gabai! ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1910

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    Shulamith

    sheet music | 90 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Eli regel -- The Blessing -- Wandering in the desert -- At the well -- Raisins and almonds -- Absolom at the well -- Duet, Shulamith and Absalom -- The oath -- The shepherds choir -- The oriental dance -- Come to me ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1911

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    Das boimele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little tree" "Our ancestors planted a tree of truth and knowledge. It then bloomed and bore sweet fruit, the Ten Commandments and Torah/Holy Writ. We nestled, like birds amoung broad leaves, within out Jewish traditions. Over the ages, though storms have beat against the great tree, it has remained steadfast, and ever with us ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Date: 1911

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    Die zauberin

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sorceress" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Mirele's geburtstag -- Hotsmach solo -- Das blinden spiel -- Elend bin ich -- Der markt -- Babkelach -- Der katzew -- Yiden, bnei rachmonim -- Marcus' solo -- Gesang bei der zauberin -- Romance, Mirele -- Passach schin scha -- ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Date: 1911

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    The wandering Jew

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 31cm. | "The wandering Jew, or in lamentation and mourning, you are a Jew, go away." from "Dr. Almasada." Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. "In sorrow and tears, mistreated and hated, chased and abused, always wandering and never welcome. They tell us, you are a Jew, so go away, go far away." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Date: 1911

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    Steh auf mein volk

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 31 cm. | "Arise my people" from "Dr. Almasada" Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden "Arise, awake from your dreaming. The morning sky is fresh and clear. All is alive with wisdom and hope. It is a new time, my people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Dr. Almasada" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1911

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    Der rebi hot geheisen frehlich zein

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi has bid us to be joyful." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Shor, A. (anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1912

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