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  • A gerus fin der mame

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "A greeting from mother." "A letter arrived from the Old Country. Woe to you, neglectful child, your mother pined away. Worried and abandoned, she has died." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Motzan, Otto - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • The Jewish child

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Orphan child, your people have endured hardshop in exile. You were born to say kaddish forever." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Adler, Jacob P.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Wie lang noch

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "How much longer" from "The gypsy woman" "How much longer will our people languish in oppression and exile?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the drama "Di zigeinerin" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Shmendrig

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 31 cm. | Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden (General). Shmendrig's opera -- Romance Rose -- Duett Rose und David -- Rose mit chor -- Breine mit chor -- Die kale heist Paulina. (Content). Violin part only (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Oi oi die weiber

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh, oh the women. I love them so." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Rubin Doctor - Saul Schenker Co. - Doctor, Rubin - Shapiro, Reuben
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Steh auf mein man

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cn. | "Arise, my man." " Arise, get up my son, and seek a job. Toil from dawn yill night life so many others in a factory shop. Hear the machines rumble loudly in youre ars, and work fast. Labor for rent and food, while time passes, and the precious years of your life fly by." Source: ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Reingold, Isaac
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Ich bin geven gross

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "I was great" Libretto: Moses Horowitz Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "King Solomon" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Mutters gebet

    sheet music | 6 p., 13 3/4 x 10 1/2 | "A mother's prayer." "Almighty God, protect my children from all troubles and any harm. May they be safe from the tsar's cruelty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, J. L. (Jacob L.) - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Licht benshen

    sheet music | 7 p., 13 3/4 x 10 1/2 | "Candels blessing (on Sabbath eve)" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Milchomo

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "War." "There is a terrible war in Europe, and so many there are suffering." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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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.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • When ich sol wider kenen sein a kind

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If I were able to be a child again." from "The God of love." Libretto: Shlomo Steinberg Performed by Nellie Casman Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Der Gott fun libeh" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Louis Gilrod - Kessler's Second Ave. Theater - Gilrod, Louis - Wohl, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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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
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Leben zol Amerika

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Long live America" from "One should be a human being, or Abraham Haskenazi." Libretto: Anshel Schorr "Dear America, land of the free, home of liberty and equality. Long live America!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta, "A mensh zol men zein" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Rubinshtein, Modest - Rosenberg, Leo
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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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
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • 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
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Weidershe meluche

    sheet music | 18 p. ; 35 cm. | "Women's handiwork/trade." Libretto: Nahum Rackow. Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky, Peter Graff, Rosa Karp, and Mr. Rubin. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Damaged goods -- Gute nacht -- Ich hob mich schon eingetreit (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Business in America

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "In this golden land, everything is business; but not all is kosher, so better beware." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Silberstein, A. (Alex) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • David's violin

    sheet music | 18 p. ; 35 cm. | Das Kriegele -- Die vier chasidim -- Coupet Noiach -- Dor holech w'dor bo. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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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
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Helft, liebe yiden!

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Help, dear Jews!" "Song appeals for donations of money to send food and clothing to the war victims in Europe." "Have pity on your relatives and friends left behind in the Old Country. The homeless and starving, the orphaned and sick, all are innocent victims of war." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldstein, G. (Gustav)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • King Solomon's song of songs

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Song of Songs" from "The Widow." Libretto: Moses Horowitz Performed by Bernard Bernstein, Kalman Juvelier, and Regina Prager. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the Play "The Widow" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • The young mother

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

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz - Mevedieff, Jakov - Reisen, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Anstaendige menschen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Proper, or respectable people." Libretto: Cleaves Kinkead and Max Gabel Performed by Jennie Goldstein "Man, you are a weak being, and you forget that all is banity. At the frave, only your soul and good deeds matter. We all are no more than earth's common clay." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). ...

    • Contributor: Gabel Theater Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Mensh, o mensh

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Man, oh man" from "A year after the wedding" Performed by Leon Blank, Rosa Karp, and Samuel Rosenstein. "Man, you are a slave to nature, but love will strengthen you." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "A yohr nach der chassene" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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