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  • A Yiddishe m'luche

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Jewish trade/handicraft." "It is the Jewish customary trade to work for all the world. Yet what do these efforts and talents matter, when the Jew is chased from land to land. May the sound of the shofar (ram's horn) awaken the Jewish soul to rebuild Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Brody, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Zion's liedele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Violin or Mandolin with words" "Originally Introduced on Records By Joseph Feldman" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. & J. Kammen - Meyerowitz, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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  • Idelle

    sheet music | 15 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Success of Peoples Theatre" "Complete Selection" "For Piano Violin Mandolin" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902

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  • Az Got will shist a beshim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If God wills, a broom shoots." from "Bridegroom and Bride" Libretto: Sigmund Mogulesco. "Anything can happen, and all things are possible, but only with God's help." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Choson kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Jewish war brides

    sheet music | 18 p ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky and Isidore Lillian Performed by Leon Blank Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Milchume kalles -- Der Yidisher soldat -- A stikele broit -- Gam ze l'toivo. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Auf'n pripetchok

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "By the fireside/at the hearth." Performed by Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Warshawski, Mark
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Mit geld tor men nit shtoltziren

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "With money, one must not be proud." "Do not be proud of wealth. Foruntes change, but ethical decency is constant. Money is only metal and paper. Therefore, do not let it harden your nature." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Meyerowitz, David - Hornstein, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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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
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • In dem keiver nemt men gur nit mit

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sung by Joseph Feldman" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Music, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Schwartz, Abe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922

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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
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Mensh, o mensh

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Man, oh man" from "A year after the wedding" Performed by Leon Blank, Rosa Karp, and Samuel Rosenstein. "Man, you are a slave to nature, but love will strengthen you." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "A yohr nach der chassene" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Akeidas Izchok

    sheet music | 79 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sacrificial binding of (biblical) Isaac." Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Overture -- Couplet, Lot Elieser and Yishmoel -- Chorus -- Abraham und Chor -- Abram fantasie -- Duet, Abraham and Sarah -- Abraham, Vanderer und Choir -- Finale den ersten act -- Act II Damen Choir -- ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Reception-March from The Neighbors

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

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

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  • Softly ye night winds

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John W. Burke - Wallace, Wm. Vincent - Hewitt, Mary E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • My America

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

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Rosenfeld, Morris
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • The Nation in tears! A dirge, in memory of the nation's chief, Abraham Lincoln

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. Jennings Demorest - Treuer, Konrad - C., R.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • My Dahomian queen

    Instrumental parts | 20 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st and 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute, B-flat clarinet, trombone, drums, B-flat cornet. (Content). Copyright MCMV by M. Witmark & Sons N.Y. (Copyright). 9 blank pages. "Vocal Orch." No vocal part provided. Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Hill, J. Leubrie
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Dem rebens nigen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi's melody" from "Miseries, or troubles from children." "Let us dance and sing happily to the rabbi's sweet melody." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Zores fun kinder" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • 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]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • The ancient harp

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Zion's ancient harp has resounded throughout the ages." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Joseph P. Katz Co. - Lefkowitch, Henry - Peretz, Isaac Leib
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • 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
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Swing along!

    vocal score | 12 p., 10 3/8 x 6 7/8 in. | for male chorus and piano (Content). Copyright, 1912, by G. Schirmer (Copyright). "G. Schirmer's Collection of Part-Songs and Choruses for Men's Voices" No. 5696 One of "Three Negro Songs for Chorus of Men's Voices with Piano Accomapaniment" by Will Marion Cook. Each published separately. Vocal Score (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - Cook, Will Marion
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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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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  • Gefonfet

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Nit-Gefonfet -- Vi der lebt men shoin America zu sehen". (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Wohl, Herman - Lebedeff, Aaron
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Au revoir, sweet Marie

    Instrumental parts | 32 p. 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute or piccolo, 1st clarinet in B-flat, 1st cornet in B-flat, 2nd cornet in B-flat, trombone, drums (Content). Copyright MCMXII by Jos. W. Stern & Co., N.Y. (Copyright). Printed on the reverses of and shelved with "Scott Joplin's New Rag" by Scott Joplin. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Henry, S. R. - Hodgkins, Gene - Anderson, Hilding
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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