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  • Notated Music

    Gott und sein mishpet is gerecht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "God's judgment is right/just" from the operetta "Gebrokheneh hehrtser" ("Broken Hearts"). Because of the song's dramatic essence and [Jacob P.] Adler's particularly stirring rendition, it became a great favorite with audiences. Over the years, this selection has often been performed on the Yiddish stage. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis
    • Date: 1903

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    Isrulik kim a heim

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little Israel, come home." At the age of sixteen, as editor and arranger for the Theodore Lohr Co., Jacob Kamenetzky (later known as Jack Kammen) began his prolific musical career. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1904

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    Chasene huben

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Have a wedding/get married." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1904

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    Amerika

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "America, land of freedom, you are my world. I am a Jew with other Jews who came from far off, and here I have found my good luck. I would sacrifice my life for you, America. Long live the banner of red, white, and blue." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1904

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    Chane

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

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1904

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    Kol Isroel chaverim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "All Jews are friends/comrades" from "The great Jew." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1906

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    Sei nit gefallen mein sindele

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Do not stumble/falter, my little son" from "My people's dream." (Also, "The dream of my people".) "Israel, little child of God, know that He is ever with you. Do not stumble, but be steadfast." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Violin part (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Meyerowitz, David - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1906

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    Wen men ruft dich zurik

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "When you are called back/pass away." "What does man value and seek in this life? Suddenly old, even if rich, one faces the end. Know that you cannot take anything with you into the grave." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1908

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    Ohn a mame

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Without a mother." "There is no one truer than a mother. Do not let her die of a broken heart." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Hornstein, David
    • Date: 1915

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    A gut masoldig yohr

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A good lucky year." A song of greeting and blessing on Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Hornstein, David
    • Date: 1915

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    A brivele von chosen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A letter from sweetheart." "A soldier is parted from his bride, and goes off to war. She tearfully asks him to send letters, until God brings him safely back to her. Alas, she reads his last letter. He has died in battle, a hero." Issued in 1915 as a song about the soldier families in ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1915

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    Mit geld tor men nit shtoltziren

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "With money, one must not be proud." "Do not be proud of wealth. Fortunes 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 Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Hornstein, David
    • Date: 1915

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    Nit mehr wi a goldener cholem

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "No more than a golden dream." "Everyone wants to live on, but life ends for all. Everything is like a sweet moment, and then it's over." Adaptation of verses from the Book of Ecclesiastes (Bible). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Meyerowitz, David - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1916

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    Frieden, our boys are coming back

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm | "Peace, our boys are coming back." "The war is over, and the world is at peace. America, my Uncle Sam, your victory has been won. God bless President Wilson and our land." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Meyerowitz, David - Kamenetzky, Jacob - Kamenetzky, Yosef
    • Date: 1918

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    Isrulik kim a heim

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Big Success of the Celebrated Play "Tate Mamme's Zures" Sung by Mr. Borris Thomashefsky" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis
    • Date: 1904

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    Mensch hab kein sorgen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "as sung by the foremost stars of the Jewish stage: Jacob P. Adler and David Kessler" "The Greatest song-Hit of the season" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Asna Goldberg Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Meyerowitz, David - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1904

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    Mein meschpuche

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kemenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1904

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    Avreimale

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1905

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    Boir choro wiachperehu

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Is in der Toire a pussik faran: "Boir Choro Wiachperehu"" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1905

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    Sei nit gefallen, mein sindele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "As sung by Jacob P. Adler at the Grand Theatre in the play "My People's Dream"" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the drama "Der cholom fun mein folk" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Meyerowitz, David
    • Date: 1907

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    Kol Isroel chaverim

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Sung with great success by Mr. B. Bernstein in the play "The Great Jew"" "Violin or Mandolin" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the drama "Der groiser Yid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Gilrod, Louis
    • Date: 1907

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    Romance

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Successful Songs from Kalich Theatre, N.Y." Pictures of Miss Cilie Feinman and Mr. S. Kasten on cover. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Gottes mishpotim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Perlmutter, Arnold - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1907

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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
    • Date: 1908

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    Schoshane operetta

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Published as part of "Popular Hebrew Songs" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1908

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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
    • Date: 1909

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