Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Mir gefelt asa meidel wie du

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "I'd like a girl just like you." "That's what he tells me, but I tell him that I would not like a boy just like him." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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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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  • The queen of Sheba

    sheet music | 8 p ; 35 cm. | "Queen of Sheba." Libretto: Moses Horowitz. Performed by Mr. Ginsberg and Miss Shapiro. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Shlof balet -- March de Malke Shvo -- Shlome hameilachs zavoe -- Giter Brider nisht gechapt -- Men vet dir kein sach nit mit geben in keiver arein. (Content). Violin part only. (General). ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Brody, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Ellis Island

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh Ellis Island, you portal to the free land, how fearful you seem! We've struggled and sacrificed to come to America. We tremble with our great hopes. Now here on this island, at the very threshold and in sight of our goal, we are told to stop and go no further." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • A chaver in leben

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "A friend in life, or a lifelong companion." Performed by William Schwartz "I am forty years old, and still a bachelor. What good is money if I am alone. I seek a loving companion, a good wife for life." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Meyerowitz, David - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Die sukoh

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The tabernacle or festival booth" from "Eternal light." "Decorate the sukkah with fruits and flowers. Let us celebrate this age-old feast of harvest and thanksgiving." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from 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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  • Gottes wunder

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "God's wonder" from "Malitz Josher" ( "Righteous advocate/defender of justice against the evil accuser)." Alternate Spelling: Meilitz Yosher. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Malitz Josher" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Fiedler, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1897

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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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  • Akeidas Izchok

    sheet music | 52 p. ; 35 cm. | Kor, mir aled Acrum's kinder -- Kuplet fun Lot, Elieze, un Ishmael -- Kor -- Avrum un kor -- Avrum fantasie -- Avrum un Sarah -- Avrum un wanderer -- Sarah, engel un Kor -- Damen Chorus -- Zila un damen -- Kor, alter mener -- Kuplet Lot, trink lid un tants -- Zila un ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898

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  • Milchomo

    sheet music | 3 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). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

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

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  • Dos pekel

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "The parcel, or bundle." from "The girl from Lemberg (town in East Europe)" "All the world is orpanized and packed into parcels. The rich have a bundle of gold, and the poor a package of sorrows. Everyone carries his own bundle, in joy and sadness. No matter what that bundle holds, we bear it throughout ...

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

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  • Die Yudishe nation

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish nation" from "Hone, sweet home" (General). Libretto: A. Schwartzberg. (General). "For the Jewish people, religion is the treasure which sustains and nourishes. Honor the Torah, our beloved Holy Writ, and cherish all of the Jewish traditions." (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Heskes Number 543 (General). From the drama ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Mesco, A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Hepet mechitonim; Korohod; Gute nacht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Step lively, bridal parents," "Slavic double circle dance," and "Good night." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). For violin (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Shapiro, Herman S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Groom and bride

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "Bridegroom and bride." Libretto: Sigmund Mogulesco. Performed by Bessie and Boris Thomashefsky. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Die baitch -- Tainig -- As Gott will schist a besem -- Die sisse hofenung -- Aneinu byom zoroseinu -- Dos beigele. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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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
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Jerusalem

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Jerusalem, you are my heart and sould, and never will be forgotten." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Meyerowitz, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • The Jewish King Lear

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | Kiddusch, al tiro avdi Jacob (Blessing, have no fear my servant Jacob) -- Aude lo-Eil (Praise to the Lord)-- Couplet Schamai (Shamai's couplet, comic drinking song) --- The chsidim dance (Dance of the hasidim, or pious ones) (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Adler, Jacob P. - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1899

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  • Damaged goods

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | From th eplay "Weibershe meluche" ("Women's handiwork/trade".) Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Man und weib

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Man and wife." Libretto: Sigmund Mogulesco. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Feter meilach -- Man und weib (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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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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  • A brivele fun der heim [A briwele fun der heim]

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter from home." "Left behind in a little town, lonely impoverished parents wait for news from their child who emigrated to America. Soon, a letter arrives here reporting that they have perished in a pogrom, and that the town has been destroyed." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Doctor, Rubin
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Ben hador

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Fantasie song -- Ben hador march -- Comic trio. (Content). Piano part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • March from Kuzri

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Piano with text. "Processional" from "The songs of the Khazars (of Central Asia)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895 to 1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Hellman, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1896

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  • 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
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • The Jewish King Lear

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 30 cm. | Kiddush, al tiro avdi Yakov -- Oyde lo-Eyl -- Kuplet Shamai, komishes trink lid -- Kh'sidim tants. (Content). Libretto: Jacob Gordin, adapted from William Shakespeare. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Adler, Jacob P.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1900

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