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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

    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

    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

    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    Dem arbiter's hand

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The worker's hand." "Strengthen the hand of workers everywhere, in mines, farms, construction, factories, all toiling under the yoke of poverty. Men, women, even children and the aged, all enslaved, lift up your heads, and proclaim that there must be fair wages for honest hard labor." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). ...

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Davidoff, Jacob - Mesco, Adam - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music

    Kein Zion zuruck aheim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "To Zion home again." "Exiled Israel longs to return from diaspora to Zion. Even in this dear land of Columbus, the world's greatest republic, some of us suffer rejection for being Jews." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Mysel, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • 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

    Die New Yorker trehren

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The New Yorker's tears." "In New York, one is often in peril. There are unlucky things here. The city is full of robberies, murders, accidents, poverty, hunger, illness, unemployment, and homelessness. Overflowing are the tears of the city people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Altman, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1910

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  • Notated Music

    Wie is mein kind?

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "How (and where) is my child?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Altman, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1910

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  • Notated Music

    Ner tomid

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Eternal light" from the opera with the same name. "Over the Holy Ark in the sanctuary of the synagogue, a small lamp constantly burns. It is the symbol of eternity, of everlasting God, and of our religious dedication forever." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (anshel)
    • 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

    Zion march

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | From "Eternal light." "Our people have suffered such hardships in exile. May those who are oppressed return to Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Notated Music

    Mamenu Including an Elegy to the Triangle Fire Victims

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Mother dear." Appears to be a song whose lyrics were quickly augmented to reflect a tragic event. "Oh, the sorrows of mothers who struggle, and the anguish of orphans left alone. Woe for those victims who perished, and for their families desolated in grief." The Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire occurred at Washington Place and Greene ...

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

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  • Notated Music

    A weibel vie a taibel - komisch duet

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Comic duet- a little wife like a turtledove" from "Eternal light." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (anshel)
    • Date: 1910

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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

    Suffragettes

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ladies for rights/suffragettes" from "The song of love, or song of songs." In its Yiddish lyrics, the song mentions President Taft and advocates women as soldiers, mayors, congressmen, presidents, even as cantors and rabbis! Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Notated Music

    Song of love

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Notated Music

    Von wiegel biss in keiwer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "From cradle to grave." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Notated Music

    Steh auf mein folk

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Arise my people" from "Dr. Almasada." "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). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    Shmendrig

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | The name "Shmendrik" passed quickly into the vernacular as referring to a good natured simpleton or oaf. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Solo Braine mit chor -- Romance Rosa -- Duett Rosa und David -- Rosa mit chor -- Breine mit chor -- Die kale heist Paulina tanz. (Content). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music

    Men tohr nit

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "One must not." "Enjoy the good years. One should not throw them away, or waste them. Have a good time while you can, but be careful never to shame yourself." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Notated Music

    Der rebi hot geheisen frehlich zein

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi has bid us be joyful." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Goldfaden, Abraham - Shor, A. (anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1912

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    Besser is zu bleiben a moid

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Better to remain a maiden/unmarried girl." "One year after marriage, the hopeful maiden becomes a worn-out housewife. She's always at home, cleaning, cooking, with babies. Her husband says those are her duties, and he goes to the theater. Better to have stayed single!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Reingold, Isaac
    • Date: 1912

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