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  • Notated Music
    Er hat gelacht sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 = Smulewitz, Solomon (as given on item) (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Weishoff, Henry - Meyer Levin's Music Store - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1903

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    Seder nacht sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Shmulevitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "The seder (Passover festive ritual meal) night, children's song." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "Children's Song" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Friedsell, Louis - Theodore Lohr
    • Date: 1904

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    The deserter sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Shmulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). A Russian ukase in 1827 initiated forced conscription of Jewish male children into the army, where they had to serve for twenty-five years, removed from any family contacts. This was not seen as patriotic duty, but rather as a form of anti-Semitic abuse. Most immigrants knew...
    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Small, Solomon - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1905

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    Eishes c'hail sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A woman of valor/virtue" from "King of the scroungers/beggars." Adaptation of a traditional Friday evening hymn, sung in tribute ot the wife/mother of the household. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from King of the Schnorrers" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Kamenetzky, Jacob - Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph
    • Date: 1905

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    Licht bentschen sheet music | 6 p ; 35 cm. | "Kindling and blessing of the Sabbath candles" from "King of the scroungers/beggars." Yiddish theatricals frequently featured religious rituals and Jewish holidays. Such performances served for audiences as a vicarious observance of Jewish traditiions. Many people had to work late on Fridays and all day on Saturdays, and so could not celebrate the Jewish Sabbath as...
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Kamenetzky, Jacob - Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph
    • Date: 1905

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    Tanzt brueder tanzt sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Dance brothers, dance" from the play "After the ball." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph
    • Date: 1905

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    Wedding march sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | From "The Inheritance." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from Yerusche" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Wohl, Herman - Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Date: 1905

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    Die leiden fun a frau sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The suffering of a woman" from "The Inheritance." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from Yerusche" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Wohl, Herman - Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Date: 1905

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    Uptown and downtown sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Uptown and downtown (in New York City)." "The rich are uptown with Rockefeller, and the poor are downtown where it's too crowded for any Rockefeller in the tenements." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1906

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    Die frau is a held sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The woman is heroic" from "The Jew in the times of Sabiesky." "She does so much for others. Men may rule the world, but there can be no greater heroism, nor valor, than that of a woman." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility)....
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Wohl, Herman - Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Date: 1906

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    Der talles sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The prayer shawl" from "The Jew in the times of Sabiesky." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from Der Yud in Sabiesky's Zeiten" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Wohl, Herman - Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Date: 1906

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    Das emese Yidishe harz sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The true Jewish heart; it's not in outward appearances, but in the soul, in true faith and love of God" from "The quiet/secret wedding." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from Die Stille Chasune" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon - Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Date: 1906

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    Gottes mishpotim sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "God's laws/commandments." Three songs: "Die shulosh regolim" ("The three festivals (Sukkoth or Tabernacles; Pesakh or Passover; Shevuoth or Pentecost)"); "Gib uns Zion, unser land" ("Give us Zion, our land"); and "Romance." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Wohl, Herman - Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Date: 1907

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    A brivele der mame sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter to mother." Of all the many songs about letters, mailed or unsent, this one achieved the greatest popularity. It tells of a mother left alone in the Old Country, who waits for letters that never come. Her son in America receives a final letter telling of her death. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish...
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Theodore Lohr - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1907

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    Die kinder von goles sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The children of exile/diaspora" from "The eternal Jew." "Have compassion for the persecuted victims of pogroms. They are all orphans, children of exile." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1907

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    Schemen megt ihr sich sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "You ought to be ashamed of yourself, you honor only money and power." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from The Pride" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Wohl, Herman - Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • 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 wiseman." "Remember, God's children, the biblical blessings of spiritual sustenance in adversity, and of Jerusalem and Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small, Solomon - Theodore Lohr
    • Date: 1909

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    Bar mitzvah march sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little Psalm book." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Smulewitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "from Das Thilemel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1909

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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 - Small, Solomon - Meyerowitz, David
    • Date: 1904

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    Chave sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Deserter" "The Great Success of the Season" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Asna Goldberg Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1905

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    Die trehren sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Great Success of the Season" "The Deserter" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Asna Goldberg Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1905

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    Ich vil nit, oder sei nit eingespart sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Popular Songs from Israel Zangwill's play" "Sung by Mr. S. Kesten and Miss D. Weisman" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the drama "Konig fun di shnorers" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Date: 1905

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    Tanzt brueder, tanzt! sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Translation: "Dance, brothers, dance", cover illustration of dancing men and women in front of wedding canopy. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the drama "After the Ball" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Theodore Lohr - Brody, Joseph
    • Date: 1905

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    Hochzeits marsch sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Popular Songs from The Kalich Theatre, New York" "Sung in the Play Yerusche by George Zeikin" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Yerusche" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Wohl, Herman - Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Date: 1906

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    In dem is shuldig nur mein nas sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Popular Songs from the Kalich Theatre, New York" "Sung in the Play Yerusche by George Zeikin" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Yerusche" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Wohl, Herman - Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Date: 1906

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