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  • Notated Music
    Die beitch sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The whip" from "Bridegroom and Bride." "Women do not be silent when men transgress. Perhaps they need the whip." 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)
    • Date: 1903

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    Es is a tanug sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "It's a pleasure" from "Bridegroom and Bride." "Love is bittersweet. But mother, it is a pleasure to be wooed." 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)
    • Date: 1903

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    Die nevuoh sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The prophecy" from "The exodus from Egypt." "I see in a prophecy the rebirth of Jerusalem and Zion. The tree where exiled Israel hung its harp shall blossom forth, and Israel's songs will be heard again." A decade later, this song became a favorite in the concert performances of Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt. Source: Heskes, Irene, ...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Date: 1910

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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
    • Date: 1910

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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)
    • Date: 1911

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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
    • Date: 1911

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    Die zauberin sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Mirele's geburtstag -- Hotzmach solo -- Das blinden-spiel -- Elend bin ich (Mirele solo -- Der markt -- Babkelach -- Der Katzew -- Yidden bnei rach'monim -- Marcus solo -- Gesang bei der zauberin -- Romance, Mirele -- Passach schin scha (zauberin solo -- Die terken ...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1911

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    The wandering Jew sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | This narrative ballad was especially popular on shipboard among immigrants on their way to this country. "In sorrow and tears, mistreated and hated, chased and abused, always wandering and never welcome. They tell us, you are a Jew, so go away, go far away." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music ...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1911

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    Az Got will shist a besim sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If God wills, a broom shoots" from "Bridegroom and bride." "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)
    • Date: 1903

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    Steh auf mein folk sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Arise my people" from "Dr. Almasada." "Arise, awake from your dreaming. The morning sky is fresh and clear. All is alive with wisdom and hope. It is a new time, my people." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1906

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    Shmendrig sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | The name "Shmendrik" passed quickly into the vernacular as referring to a good natured simpleton or oaf. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Solo Braine mit chor -- Romance Rosa -- Duett Rosa und David -- Rosa mit chor -- Breine mit chor -- Die kale heist Paulina tanz. (Content). Sheet Music ...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1911

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    Kunilemel sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Chasidim chor -- Lied Karoline -- Studenten -- Alle meidlach hoben chasanin -- Duet, Karoinaum max -- Nein dem alten gabai! Nein dem neuen gabai! -- First dem gabai in shil arain -- Chor toidte - und masel tov -- Gesang ensemble -- Finale. (Content). Sheet ...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1913

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    Kinder, kinder sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Children, children" from "Tisza-Eszler (name of a town in Hungary)." In 1882, fifteen Jews were imprisoned, and stood trial in the town of Tisza-Eszla. They were accused of the ritual murder of a local girl who had been missing. She was reported alive in another village, but the Jews of the town had to leave ...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1913

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    A glezele wine sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A glass to life/a toast" from "Tsu shpeyt" ("Too late".) Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1914

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    Dem rebens dweikes sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The rabbi's ecstasy/mystic rapture." Music: folk melody. Lyrics: none. Popularized versions of four nigunim (traditional wordless spiritual tunes), particularly sung by the hasidim/pious ones (a special sect of Orthodox Judaism). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1914

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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
    • Date: 1914

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    Gute nacht sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Goodnight" from the operetta "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
    • Date: 1914

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    Music album of the play, Jewish war brides sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Milchomo kalos -- A Yudisher soldat -- A shtikele broit -- Gam se l'towo good. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Date: 1917

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    Traditional religious melodies sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | W'ha kauhanim -- Borchu -- Kadesh -- Tal. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Freedberg, Louis
    • Date: 1898

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    A brivele fun der heim sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "A letter from home." "Your parents have perished in a pogrom. There is no old homeland anymore." Source: Heskes, Irene. Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Doctor, Rubin - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1897

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    March and Das liebele sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Processional" and "The love" from "Binding (of biblical Isaac)" Libretto: Moses Horowitz. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). "from the Opera Akeida" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund) - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1898

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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.
    • Date: 1917

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    Bruder Yisrolik in Zion sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Brother Israelite, or in Zion." "Enough of persecution in exile. Rebuild the land of Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Jonathanson, J.
    • Date: 1917

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    Menshen fresser sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "Maneater (tuberculosis)" "This song affords a graphic description of the dreaded disease, which was then prevalent among the immigrant population in crowded New York City tenaments." "Such a sickness eats at our lungs, and takes away all one's strength. How hard it is to work and to take care of our families. And then this ...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1917

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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
    • Date: 1917

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