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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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    Hot rachmunes, der pogrom in Russland In Remembrance of the Heroes, Self Defenders in Russia

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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    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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