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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ich will mehr kein skab nit sein

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "I do not want to be as scab (strike-breaker) any more." A labor union strikers' song. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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    Chad gadyo

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "An only kid/little goat." Lyrics: folk poetry. Adaptation of a religious folksong with cumulative verses, which traditionally is sung at the conclusion of the Passover seder (festive ritual meal). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Polish Jew" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Date: 1910

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    Emunoh is theuer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Faith is precious." "Keep your faith from birth to death. Honor the Ten Commandments and the Torah/Holy Writ." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Polish Jew" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Date: 1910

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    Ow horachmon

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Merciful Father (God)." "I pray, as a cantor would, for my people. Hear, oh Lord, our cries, and ease all the pain and suffering in this world. Evildoers have turned day into bloody night. Save us, Father of Mercy." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Polish Jew" (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Date: 1910

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    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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    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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    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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    As du kenst nit un weist nit, nemt men sich nit unter

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If you cannot and know not, don't undertake it" from "Dos dorfs meydel" ("The country girl".) Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman
    • Date: 1911

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    Frauen-rechte

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "From women's rights" from "Dos dorfs meydel" ("The country girl".) A song about the suffragette movement. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman
    • Date: 1911

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    Bist mein krein, mein welt

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "You are my crown, my world" from "Dos dorfs meydel" ("The country girl".) A love duet. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman
    • Date: 1911

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