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    " If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews" Irish and Jewish I...

    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 Israe...

    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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  • Notated Music

    Compositions by N. White

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Nochamol (Once Again)-- Simchastore-Nacht (Night of Simkhas Torah)-- My Ideal. (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - White, N.
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Was wet sein der sof

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "What will be the end." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Feynman, Z. (Zigmunt?), 1862-1919, singer (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Mendelsohn, Gustave - Reingold, Isaac - Feynman, Z. (zigmunt)
    • Date: 1897

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  • Notated Music

    Akeidas jizchok: Opus 1, Schlaflied & Sarah and Abraham at th...

    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

    Mogulesco's waltz

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Dance melody" from "The second Haman." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Homon Der Zweiter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Katzenelenbogen & Rabinowitz - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1898

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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

    Borich hobaw

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Blessed be the arrival/welcome" from "Gabriel." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "Comic Song from the Hebrew Opera, Gabriel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1901

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  • Notated Music

    Meliz Josher: Opus 1, The moral and He watches over you

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Righteous advocate/defender of justice (against the evil accuser." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. Katzenelenbogen Co. - Goldfaden, Abraham - Friedsell, Louis - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1897

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  • Notated Music

    Meliz Josher: Opus 2, Waltz

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Righteous advocate/defender of justice (against the evil accuser)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. Katzenelenbogen Co. - Goldfaden, Abraham - Friedsell, Louis - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1897

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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

    Wedding song

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

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin - Brody, Joseph
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    Seder nacht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Shmulevitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "The seder (Passover festive ritual meal) night, children's song." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "Children's Song" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    Isrulik kim a heim

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little Israel, come home." At the age of sixteen, as editor and arranger for the Theodore Lohr Co., Jacob Kamenetzky (later known as Jack Kammen) began his prolific musical career. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    Chasene huben

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Have a wedding/get married." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    Shulom al Jisruel

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Peace to Israel" from "Son of the king." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Ben Hamelech" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (anshel)
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    Ven ich sol veren president

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If I were to be president." Satirizing Jewish social clubs was a favorite topic in the Yiddish theater. Song text includes the English words (given in Hebrew/Yiddish characters): constitution, politician, union label, and Yankee. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Lodge President" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (anshel)
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    Donkey monkey business

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

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    Yankele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little Jacob, know our history, and always have faith and trust in God's salvation. Moses led us out of Egyptian slavery. Here in America, we are free. May this country be blessed, Now there are terrible pogroms in the Old Country. May Japan win its war against Russia!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs ...

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    Amerika

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "America, land of freedom, you are my world. I am a Jew with other Jews who came from far off, and here I have found my good luck. I would sacrifice my life for you, America. Long live the banner of red, white, and blue." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    Chane

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

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    Selections from Mendele the martyr

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | Ness chanuka -- An oischer sol men sein -- Yom seh mchibod. (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (anshel)
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    The deserter

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Shmulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). A Russian ukase in 1827 initiated forced conscription of Jewish male children into the army, where they had to serve for twenty-five years, removed from any family contacts. This was not seen as patriotic duty, but rather as a form of anti-Semitic abuse. Most immigrants knew ...

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Eishes c'hail

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A woman of valor/virtue" from "King of the scroungers/beggars." Adaptation of a traditional Friday evening hymn, sung in tribute ot the wife/mother of the household. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from King of the Schnorrers" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph - Kamenetzky, Jacob - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Licht bentschen

    sheet music | 6 p ; 35 cm. | "Kindling and blessing of the Sabbath candles" from "King of the scroungers/beggars." Yiddish theatricals frequently featured religious rituals and Jewish holidays. Such performances served for audiences as a vicarious observance of Jewish traditiions. Many people had to work late on Fridays and all day on Saturdays, and so could not celebrate the Jewish Sabbath as ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph - Kamenetzky, Jacob - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Tanzt brueder tanzt

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Dance brothers, dance" from the play "After the ball." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Kalich Theatre opening march

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

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Ask no questions

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

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Mysell, Hyman - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Bluff! bluff! bluff!

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Piano part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Kanapoff, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    The Jewish yankee doodle

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | One song: "A' gruss von der heim" ("A greeting from the old hometown"). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Friedsell, Louis - Meisel, Hyman
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Die finkelach

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sparks of flame." "Tsar Nicholas enslaves and murders. His people starve in misery. Yet in little corners, sparks of flame are burning. People are afire with passion for freedom, for an end to tyranny." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Wedding march

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | From "The Inheritance." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from Yerusche" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Die leiden fun a frau

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The suffering of a woman" from "The Inheritance." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from Yerusche" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Dos lied fun'm loin-shklav

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The song of the slave for wages." Winchevsky was a Yiddish journalist and poet who wrote about the difficult economic struggles of the immigrants. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Platon Brounoff - Brounoff, Platon - Winchevsky, Morris
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    Die goldene hochzeit

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The wedding anniversary" from the operetta with the same name. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Tomashefsky, Boris
    • Date: 1906

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    Pauken

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Drum beats" from "The golden anniversary." "Beat the kettledrum, sound an alarm, and let everyone know that Jews are suffering in Russia. Send help!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Die Goldene Hochzeit" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1906

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    Uptown and downtown

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Uptown and downtown (in New York City)." "The rich are uptown with Rockefeller, and the poor are downtown where it's too crowded for any Rockefeller in the tenements." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph - Small, Solomon - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1906

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    Kol Isroel chaverim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "All Jews are friends/comrades" from "The great Jew." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1906

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    Die frau is a held

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The woman is heroic" from "The Jew in the times of Sabiesky." "She does so much for others. Men may rule the world, but there can be no greater heroism, nor valor, than that of a woman." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1906

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    Der talles

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The prayer shawl" from "The Jew in the times of Sabiesky." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from Der Yud in Sabiesky's Zeiten" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1906

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    Dus keitele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little chain" from "And we decalre the mighty holiness of this day (Jewish New Year/Rosh Hashanah)." "Bind me, beloved, with a little chain of love (marriage ring). We will be together forever." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund)
    • Date: 1906

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    Das emese Yidishe harz

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The true Jewish heart; it's not in outward appearances, but in the soul, in true faith and love of God" from "The quiet/secret wedding." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from Die Stille Chasune" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1906

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    Dos beigele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The hard biscuit/curved cracknel/bagel" from "Bridegroom and bride." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1906

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    Die sisse hofenung

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sweet hope" from "Bridegroom and Bride." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1906

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    Hot rachmunes, der pogrom in Russland In Remembrance of the H...

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Have compassion/pity, (for the victims of) the pogroms in Russia." "Brothers have pity. Give shrouds for the dead, and bread to the living." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Spector, Getter & Co. - Spector, Nathan L. - Frug, Samuel
    • Date: 1906

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    Eil molei rachmim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lord, God of mercy" from "The seminary student, or the Jewish Hamlet." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Jeshiwe Bochur, oder der Yiddisher Hamlet" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Tomashefsky, Boris
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    Kadish

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Prayer for the dead" from "The seminary student, or the Jewish Hamlet." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Jeshiwe Bochur, oder der Yiddisher Hamlet" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Tomashefsky, Boris
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    Sei nit gefallen mein sindele

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Do not stumble/falter, my little son" from "My people's dream." (Also, "The dream of my people".) "Israel, little child of God, know that He is ever with you. Do not stumble, but be steadfast." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Violin part (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Meyerowitz, David - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    A mother's prayer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Music: folk melody. Often such arrangements of familiar Old World folk songs were performed as theatrical interludes. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    Gottes mishpotim

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "God's laws/commandments." Three songs: "Die shulosh regolim" ("The three festivals (Sukkoth or Tabernacles; Pesakh or Passover; Shevuoth or Pentecost)"); "Gib uns Zion, unser land" ("Give us Zion, our land"); and "Romance." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1907

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    Reiss krie

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Whispered readings (of Torah/Holy Writ)" from "My wife's friend." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund)
    • Date: 1907

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    Dus fetter'l

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little uncle" from "My wife's friend." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund)
    • Date: 1907

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    A brivele der mame

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter to mother." Of all the many songs about letters, mailed or unsent, this one achieved the greatest popularity. It tells of a mother left alone in the Old Country, who waits for letters that never come. Her son in America receives a final letter telling of her death. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1907

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    Die kinder von goles

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The children of exile/diaspora" from "The eternal Jew." "Have compassion for the persecuted victims of pogroms. They are all orphans, children of exile." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph - Small, Solomon - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    Der Yidisher trauer-march

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish funeral processional." Inscription on the front cover: "Inspired and written for the demonstration of December 5th, 1905, participated in by 250,000 citizens of Greater New York in tribute to the memory of the victims of Russian brutal massacres." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Date: 1907

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    Zion waltz

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

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - [imber, Naphtali Herz] - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1907

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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

    Aneinu beiom zoreseinu

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Answer us (Almighty God) in our day of distress" from "Bridegroom and bride." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1907

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    Unsane toikef

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "And we declare the mighty holiness of this day (Jewish New Year/Rosh Hashanah)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1907

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    Mnucho wsimcho

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Peaceful rest and celebration" from "Diaspora in Russia." Music: folk melody. Lyrics: folk poetry. "Let us celebrate the Sabbath joyfully, though we are beset with Hamans. When will there be peace in this world?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Notated Music

    Eili Eili lomo azavtoni

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "My God, My God, why has Thou forsaken me." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Russotto, H. - [sandler, Peretz]
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    Lkoved shabos

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

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Davidoff, Jacob - Mesco, Adam - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1908

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  • Notated Music

    Ben-ami

    sheet music | 48 p. ; 35 cm. | Pogrom Echo -- Ensemble -- Krambanbuli -- Ballet -- Dus fertriebene teibele -- Dus ferdil -- Dus yussemil -- Zion march -- Zedek lefonow -- Beit tate-mames kinder -- Wart a kappele. (Content). This final theatrical opus by Abraham Goldfaden was a four-act drama loosely based upon the novel "Daniel Deronda" by George Eliot. The ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Date: 1908

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  • Notated Music

    Reception-March from The Neighbors

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

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Brody, Joseph - Shor, A. (anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1908

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    Men hoidet zich in America

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "One can frolic in America," from "One should be a responsible human being, or Abraham Hashkenazi." "Oh to be a child, to frolic and swing freely. Ah, some people are able to be so carefree in America." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (anshel)
    • Date: 1908

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    Siz du a sod derbei

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "There's a secret," from "One should be a responsible human being, or Abraham Hashkenazi." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (anshel)
    • Date: 1908

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    Wen men ruft dich zurik

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "When you are called back/pass away." "What does man value and seek in this life? Suddenly old, even if rich, one faces the end. Know that you cannot take anything with you into the grave." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1908

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    Schemen megt ihr sich

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "You ought to be ashamed of yourself, you honor only money and power." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from The Pride" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1908

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    Weyiten l'cho

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "And it shall be given unto you" from "Nathan, the wiseman." "Remember, God's children, the biblical blessings of spiritual sustenance in adversity, and of Jerusalem and Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1909

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    Das mzuzele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little mezuzah." The mezuzah is a small wooden case containing a parchment inscribed with special passages from the Book of Deuteronomy (Sh'ma Yisroel, "Hear, Israel") affixed to doorposts of pious Jewish households. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Altman, Hyman - Steinberg, Joseph
    • Date: 1909

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