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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

    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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  • Notated Music

    Dowid's fiedele

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Das Kriegele (The little water pitcher)-- Die vier Ch'sidim (The four hasidim, or pious ones)-- Coupet Noiach, Shiker Lid (Noah's couplet, drunkard's song)-- Dor Holech W'dor Bo (A generation goes and another comes). (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Latayner, Yosef - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1908

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  • Notated Music

    Min Hameizar

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "from the opera Blihmele" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    The Jewish King Lear

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | Kiddusch, al tiro avdi Jacob (Blessing, have no fear my servant Jacob) -- Aude lo-Eil (Praise to the Lord)-- Couplet Schamai (Shamai's couplet, comic drinking song) --- The chsidim dance (Dance of the hasidim, or pious ones) (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Adler, Jacob P. - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1899

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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    Birchas Cohanim

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | "Blessings of the priests." Music: Liturgical chants. Lyrics: liturgy. Popularization of a prayer chant from the High Holy Days (Jewish New Year and Day of Atonement). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Kurantmann, Joachim
    • Date: 1899

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  • Notated Music

    Brausch Haschonoh

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "At the new year." Music: liturgical chants. Lyrics: liturgy. Popularization of a prayer chant from the High Holy Days (Jewish New Year and Day of Atonement). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Kurantmann, Joachim
    • Date: 1899

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  • Notated Music

    Mismor le David

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Psalm of David" from "God, man, and devil, or the Jewish Faust." Psalm 23 is included for this final duet of the dying heroine with a repentent hero (acclaimed performances at the time by Bertha Kalish and David Kessler). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Gott Mensch und Teufel" (General). ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Brody, Joseph
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Yzias Mizrajum

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Die Nevioh -- Chasene Huben -- Das Gulis Lied -- Der Stecken -- Zures is kein dange -- Eser makes Chor -- Yzias Mizrajim March. (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Eliezer's kinder lied

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Eliezer's children song" from "Sacrificial binding of (biblical) Isaac." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Akeidas Yizchock" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Kol nidre

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "All vows." Music: liturgical chant. Lyrics: liturgy. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    Bar mitzvah march

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little Psalm book." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from Das Thilemel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music

    Das pintele Yud

    sheet music | 20 p. ; 35 cm. | Das Pintele Yud -- Bar-Mitzvah march -- Yisrolik in sein eigen land -- Seit klug un shtoist sich on -- Menshele meinst du west eibig leben -- Oi! S'is mir wohl, Oi! S'is mir gut -- Three Cheers for Yankee Doodle. (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Gilrod, Louis
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music

    Choson kale mazol tov

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Bridegroom and bride, good luck" from "Little blossom." This tune was extremely popular and passed into general knowledge as a folk song without mention of its author. Mogulesco was a highly versatile and beloved performer who often concluded theatrical presentations with his "signature" song. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music

    Die tnoyim and gutte nacht

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The contract of engagement (to marry)" and "Goodnight" from "God's punishment." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Gotts Schtroff" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Notated Music

    Schenkt a neduwe and Wiede

    sheet music | 6 p., 13 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. | "Make a donation" and "Confessional prayer." These two songs were generally performed at theaters for charity collections to aid victims of pogroms in Russian East Europe. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    Die beitch

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The whip" from "Bridegroom and Bride." "Women do not be silent when men transgress. Perhaps they need the whip." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund)
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Es is a tanug

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "It's a pleasure" from "Bridegroom and Bride." "Love is bittersweet. But mother, it is a pleasure to be wooed." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund)
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Die nevuoh

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The prophecy" from "The exodus from Egypt." "I see in a prophecy the rebirth of Jerusalem and Zion. The tree where exiled Israel hung its harp shall blossom forth, and Israel's songs will be heard again." A decade later, this song became a favorite in the concert performances of Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt. Source: Heskes, Irene, ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Date: 1910

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  • Notated Music

    Ben hador

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Fantasie song -- Ben hador march -- Comic trio. (Content). Piano part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Date: 1910

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  • Notated Music

    Die sukoh

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The tabernacle or festival booth" from "Eternal light." "Decorate the sukkah with fruits and flowers. Let us celebrate this age-old feast of harvest and thanksgiving." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (anshel)
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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