Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • A freilichs, sisu vesimchu

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "A joyful dance tune, be happy and celebrate" from "The white slave" Performed by Keni Liptzin. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the drama "Di vayse sklav" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Sis git wie ich bin a Yid

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 34 cm. | From the drama "Dos m'khir, oder der prayz fun libeh" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Yudishkeit

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jewishness/Judaism" "Celebrate the Jewish traditions, and observe our Judaism. Do not stray from your religious pathways." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Elegy

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Respectfully dedicated to the death of Dr. Herzl" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Asna Goldberg Co. - Zunser, Eliakum - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Long live the land of the free

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Be blessed, you free land.""Uncle Sam, sweet heaven of freedom of us the opressed. Fly the American banner high for the land of opportunity and justice. Long live the land of the free!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Volach and Sirba

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | From "Album musica Romana." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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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)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • A brivele dem taten

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sung with Great Success" "A little letter to father" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Halt es aich

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Control yourself" from "Eternal light" Libretto: Anshel Schorr. "Despite tribulations, have self control, and bear your burdens." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Derech hayoshor

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Popular Hebrew Melodies" Lyrics in Hebrew characters on back cover. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Meyerowitz, David - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Shma Yisroel

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Hear, oh Israel." from "The lady cantor." Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky "Almighty God, this wandering Jew prays for the whole world. Grant salvation and peace to all of mankind." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Di khazinte" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Bluff! bluff! bluff!

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "as sung with Great Success by Charles Cohen the popular Vaudeville Artist" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Goldberg - Kanapoff, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Der begrussungs chor

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Successful Songs from Libin's Play The Neighbors" "The greetings march, chorus" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). from the play "Die shekheynim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Brody, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Mameniu Including an elegy to the Triangle fire victims

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Mother dear." Performed by Herman J. Ginsburg. "Oh, the sorrows of mothers who struggle, and the anguish of orphans left alone. Woe for those victims perished, and for their families desolated in grief." (General). "The Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire occurred at Washington Place and Greene Street in New York City on March 25, 1911; 146 ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Auf'n pripetchik

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Warshawski, Mark - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Tate, mameniu

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Popular Hebrew Melodies" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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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
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • 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
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Men darf nit sein ferschlufen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "One should not be asleep" "Popular Hebrew Songs" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • 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)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Weh dir kind von armuth

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Woe to you, child of poverty" from "Chantshe in America" Libretto: Nahum Rackow Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky "Slave of need, you must labor for bread from childood to death. All your life is a struggle to survive, a battle against poverty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Chantshe in ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lillian, Isidore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • L' koved shabos

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "To honor the Sabbath." Performed by Rosa Klug. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Davidoff, Jacob - Mesco, A. - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Das kidushin ring

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The marriage ring" "Popular Hebrew Songs" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Der rotzeach

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The murderer." "Race alone into a darkness where cold winds blows like the shrieking of the dead. Murderer, though protecting yourself, you have taken another human life, and can never cleanse your soul of the sorrow and guilt." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Schenker, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Litwack and Galitzianer

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Litvak (someone from Lithuania/Latvia) and Galician (someone from Galicia, then Austria/Poland)." from "Dos meydel fun vest" ("The girl from the west"). "More in jest than real antagonism, Jews from those two areas of East Europe poked fun at each other for their regional pronunciations of Yiddish, as well as their special food preferences and social ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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