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  • Notated Music

    Das pekele & Chochmas noschim

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Das Pekele" ("The little bundle"). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). for piano. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Spiwak, I. - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1900

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  • Notated Music

    The fall of Jerusalem and Zion march

    sheet music | 28 p. ; 35 cm. | Ten songs: "At King Zedekiah, Jeremiah's Entrée"; "Fall of Jerusalem"; "Chorus of Romans"; "Jeremiah Solo"; "At the Wall of Mourning (Kausel Ha'maarabi)"; "Lamentations (Kines)"; "Eli Zion"; "Gedaliah"; "Sabbath of Consolation (Sabbath Nach'mu)"; and "Zion March." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Rabinowitz - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1900

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  • Notated Music

    Akeidas jizchok: Opus 1, Schlaflied & Sarah and Abraham at the altar

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sacrificial binding of (biblical) Isaac." Schlaflied "Lullaby." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1902

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  • Notated Music

    Dowid's fiedele

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Das Kriegele (The little water pitcher)-- Die vier Ch'sidim (The four hasidim, or pious ones)-- Coupet Noiach, Shiker Lid (Noah's couplet, drunkard's song)-- Dor Holech W'dor Bo (A generation goes and another comes). (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Latayner, Yosef - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1908

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  • Notated Music

    Min Hameizar

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "from the opera Blihmele" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    King Solomon

    sheet music | 40 p., 15 cm. | Triumph zug fur den Kenig -- Duet Sholom and Shulamith -- The Shepards Song -- Die Liebe -- Comic Song and Dance -- The Sermon -- Comic Couplet -- The Love of Zian -- Shulamith Polonais -- The Shephard -- Romance Begrusung -- Finale Act I -- The Girls after the Shephards -- Solomon and Chorus ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Joseff mit seine bruder

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Erster sheffer chor -- Chor und Jahuda solo -- Wanderer gesang -- El Rachum -- Terkishes chor -- Chor und Jacob solo -- Ach! Wo bist du -- Josef solo -- Solo Josef in kerker -- Benjamin solo (Es lebe der Konig). (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Eliezer's kinder lied

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Eliezer's children song" from "Sacrificial binding of (biblical) Isaac." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Akeidas Yizchock" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Potpourri of selected Hebrew melodies

    sheet music | 20 p. ; 35 cm. | Music: folk melodies. Lyrics: folk poetry. Twelve Jewish dance melodies and Hasidic tunes. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    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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  • Notated Music

    Mnucho wsimcho

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Peaceful rest and celebration" from "Diaspora in Russia." Music: folk melody. Lyrics: folk poetry. "Let us celebrate the Sabbath joyfully, though we are beset with Hamans. When will there be peace in this world?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    Eili Eili lomo azavtoni

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "My God, My God, why has Thou forsaken me." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Russotto, H. - [sandler, Peretz]
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    Bar mitzvah march

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little Psalm book." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from Das Thilemel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music

    The mechuteneste

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The female in-law." Reference is to the familial relationship between mothers of a bride and the groom. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1910

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  • Notated Music

    Die elteren's trehren

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The tears of old folks/parents." "Parents care for a child and dry his tears, until he is grown and leaves home. Then lonely parents wait for letters, and their tears go unnoticed. When parents have troubles from children, there is no comfort in the whole world." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). ...

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Altman, Hyman - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music

    Die zauberin

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Mirele's geburtstag -- Hotzmach solo -- Das blinden-spiel -- Elend bin ich (Mirele solo -- Der markt -- Babkelach -- Der Katzew -- Yidden bnei rach'monim -- Marcus solo -- Gesang bei der zauberin -- Romance, Mirele -- Passach schin scha (zauberin solo -- Die terken ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music

    A mother's prayer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 33 cm. | "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 Co. - Small, Jacob Lionel - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music

    The wandering Jew

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | This narrative ballad was especially popular on shipboard among immigrants on their way to this country. "In sorrow and tears, mistreated and hated, chased and abused, always wandering and never welcome. They tell us, you are a Jew, so go away, go far away." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • 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

    Mutters gebet

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Solomon Smulewitz = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "A mother's prayer." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Small, Jacob L. - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1912

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  • Notated Music

    A brivele fun Russland

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter from Russia." A letter arrives from an old mother left behind in Russia. She tells of great hardships there, cruel tsarist edicts, poverty, and pogroms. She blesses her children who are now in free America. Like other popular brivelehs (letter songs) of the time, there is an underlying didactic message: Before it's ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1912

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  • Notated Music

    Keser toiro

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ornamental crown on the scroll of the Torah/Holy Writ." "As a silver crown adorns the Torah/Holy Writ scrolls, so does the Torah itself adorn our lives." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Motzan, Otto - Gilrod, Louis - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1912

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  • Notated Music

    Dem rebens dweikes

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi's ecstasy/mystic rapture." Music: folk melody. Lyrics: none. Popularized versions of four nigunim (traditional wordless spiritual tunes), particularly sung by the hasidim/pious ones (a special sect of Orthodox Judaism). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1914

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  • Notated Music

    Elende yesoimele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Forlorn, or lonely little orphan." "Help the innocent children, orphaned and starving because of the war." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1915

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  • Notated Music

    Milchomo

    sheet music | 6 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). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1915

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