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  • Notated Music

    Song of love

    sheet music | 50 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Lied der liebe -- Boys hit ob di meidlach -- Damen recht -- Zise hofnung -- Men tor nit -- Pizekach kinderlach -- Fun viegele bis'n keiver -- Gavotte, Ferzveifelte liebe -- Antkegen got ken men kain chochem nit sein. (Content). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Shor, A. (anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1917

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    Antkegen Got ken men kein chochem nit sein

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "In comparison with God, one cannot be wise." from "The song of love" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky "Only almighty God determines our fate in life. One cannot question or argue with God." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Das lied der liebe" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Altman, Yosef Me'ir
    • Date: 1917

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    Russland's freiheit's lied

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Russia's freedom song." "A narrative ballad expressing idealistic hopes for an end to tsarist oppression, and for the coming of a new era of peace, freedom, and prosperity in Russia." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Rosenfeld, Morris
    • Date: 1917

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    Mazel tov

    sheet music | 35 p. ; 35 cm. | "Good luck." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Louis Fried, Peter Grad, Kalman Juvelier, Regina Prager, Dora Siegel, Rosa Zuckerberg, and four other unidentified photos. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Der babes yerushe -- Masel tov -- Der yosim'l -- Men shokelt sich -- Moshiach is gekumen. (Content). Single and collected editions. ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Date: 1917

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    Washington, Lincoln und Moishe Rabeiny and Arein geganen sich aus gedreit

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Washington, Lincoln and (biblical) Moses our rabbi" and "Gone in turned around, and going out backward" Libretto: B. Kovner. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). from the musical play "Yente Telebende." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis - Lillian, Isidore
    • Date: 1917

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    A Yiddishe troike

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Jewish trio: penitence, prayer, and charity." Performed by Yossele Rosenblatt. "Like a strong three-horse-drawn sled in deep wintry snow, three great virtues will get one through life's struggles: repentance, piety, and good deeds." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Frug, S. G. (semen Grigor'evich)
    • Date: 1917

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    Up town, down town

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: S. Kornblith Performed by Miss Greenfiel, Sam Kesten, Dave Medoff, and Dora Weissman. "We're a success, and now we're moving uptown!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Date: 1917

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    Shabes

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sabbath." Libretto: S. Kornblith. Performed by Miss Manne and Mr. Rubin. "On Firday night, all is special at the dinner table, seated with wife and children. The food is delicious, and for these moments the world is a paradise." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Uptown, Downtown" (General). Sheet ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Date: 1917

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    Mein weid kimt bald arein

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "My wife is coming in soon." Libretto: S. Kornblith. (General). "My wife is a tough woman with a big voice. When the landlord comes for the rent, I tell him to wait and talk to my wife." (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Uptown Downtown" (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lillian, Isidore
    • Date: 1917

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    Fifty-fifty

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: S. Kornblith "I have a system, fifty, fifty, meaning everything always half for me. I was a streetcare conductor and collected fares, fifty, fifty. I sold suits in a department store, fifty, fifty. Now I want to collect the governments taxes, fifty, fifty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Date: 1917

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    Uptown, downtown

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: S. Kornblith Performed by Dora Weissman, Sam Kesten, Dave Medoff, Miss Greenfield. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. Uptown, downtown -- Fifty-fifty -- Mein weib kumt bald arein -- Shabos. (Content). Heskes number 721 Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores - Gilrod, Louis - Lillian, Isidore
    • Date: 1917

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    Seven boarders

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Comic ballad about the problems with various boarders taken in to the household for the extra rent money: big eater; talkative writer; tailor with his sewing machine; fighting man and wife; gambling card player; actor always rehearsing; and finally, a handsome gigolo, who tries to steal away the wife. "Now, no more boarders!" Source: Heskes, ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1917

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    Hofnung sisse

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Tomashefsky "Youth has sweet hopes, dear daughter. As you leave our household for marriage, may you always be happy and healthy. Never forget me and your hcildhood. Journey safely to your new home (in America). Perhaps we may be together again some day." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (anshel)
    • Date: 1917

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    In erez Isroel

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "In the land of Israel." from "The lady cantor." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Regina Prager "Our Holy Temple will be rebuilt. There, poets and musicians will create new works to celebrate the joy of Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Die chasinte" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Date: 1918

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    Mein weib is in der country, hurray! and Ginger

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ginger" ("The best thing to have is pep")and "My wife is in the country, hurray." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lillian, Isidore - Gilrod, Louis
    • Date: 1918

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    Die chasinte

    sheet music | 32 p. ; 31 cm. | "The lady cantor." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Riwkele un Yankele -- Kabeid es owicho -- Sholoim aleichem -- Oh, Bianka -- Rochele -- In erez Isroel -- Chad gadyo -- Shma Isroel. (Content). Heskes number 798 Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores - Lillian, Isidore
    • Date: 1918

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    The rabbi's melody

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Two songs: Our dear rabbi and The new time/modern era "Sing a spiritual melody in honor of the rabbi." "In America, it is a new era, the time for freedom, equality, and love." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph M. Rumshisky - Edelstein's Second Ave. Theater - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Hornstein, Samuel
    • Date: 1919

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    In 100 yohr arim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "In one hundred years from now" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky. "One hundred years from now, people will be able to play to London and be back on the same day. I'll fly to France for lunch, Berlin for a matinee, and then on to Turkey for the night. By then, a penny will buy the world, ...

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Meyerowitz, David
    • Date: 1919

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    Yudishe kazatzke

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jewish Coassack, or Russian Cavalryman dance tune." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1920

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    ' Svet sich shon auspresin

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "It will iron itself out" from "The tailor's daughter." Libretto: Zalman Libin Performed by Ludwig Satz "One can smooth everything out and make things better. It doesn't matter whether it's a tailor without a job, a sick wife with a baby every year, unpaid rent and grocery bills. In this country, and even over the ...

    • Contributor: Edelstein's Second Ave. Theater - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Satz, Ludwig
    • Date: 1919

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    Auf jener seit

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "On the other side, or after death." Libretto: Jacob Gordin Performed by Jennie Goldstein. "You will not live forever. Therefore, it is much better to do good deeds and to leave a fine reputation, than to store up money which you cannot take along with you into the grave." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular ...

    • Contributor: Asna Goldberg Music Co. - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1904

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    Soll mein's uebergehn

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Let it pass.""That's the way it is, all too often in this life. There are burdened husbands, weary factory shop workers, abused women, hungry children, lonely and sick oldsters. What can you do?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Asna Goldberg Music Co. - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1905

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    America

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "America" from "The Neighbors." Libretto: Zalman (Solomon Israel)Libin. Performed by Jacob P. Adler. "Hurray for America, land of the free. Someone who came from Odessa could run for Congress." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). from "The Neighbors" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Brody, Joseph - Shor, A. (anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1908

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    Weyiten l'cho

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "And it shall be given unto you" from "Nathan the wise." Libretto: Joseph Gordin Performed by Jacob P. Adler and Rosa Karp. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. "Remember, God's children, the biblical blessings of spiritual sustenance in adversity, and of Jerusalem and Zion." (General). From "Natan, der vayze" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1909

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    Briederlech, arbeiter!

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Brothers, workers!" "We workers must better ourselves. Toiling for bread from childhood to death, we must have better wages." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1909

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