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  • 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

    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

    Children of Israel

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

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1903

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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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  • 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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  • Notated Music

    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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  • 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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    Choson kale mazol tov

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Bridegroom and bride, good luck" from "Little blossom." This tune was extremely popular and passed into general knowledge as a folk song without mention of its author. Mogulesco was a highly versatile and beloved performer who often concluded theatrical presentations with his "signature" song. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1909

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    Eishes chail

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Woman of valor" from "A Year after marriage." "A fine woman can brighten your life. She is the luckiest of gifts for a man." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1913

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    Ich bleib a bucher

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Green Boy" (General). "Popular Songs sung by Mrs. B. Thomashefsky" (General). For violin and mandolin Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "The green boy". Violin part only. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1905

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