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  • Notated Music
    Was wet sein der sof sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "What will be the end." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Feynman, Z. (Zigmunt?), 1862-1919, singer (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Mendelsohn, Gustave - Reingold, Isaac - Feynman, Z. (Zigmunt)
    • Date: 1897

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    Dus keitele sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little chain" from "And we decalre the mighty holiness of this day (Jewish New Year/Rosh Hashanah)." "Bind me, beloved, with a little chain of love (marriage ring). We will be together forever." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • 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: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1906

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    Dos beigele sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The hard biscuit/curved cracknel/bagel" from "Bridegroom and bride." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1906

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    Die sisse hofenung sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sweet hope" from "Bridegroom and Bride." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1906

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    Eil molei rachmim sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lord, God of mercy" from "The seminary student, or the Jewish Hamlet." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Jeshiwe Bochur, oder der Yiddisher Hamlet" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Tomashefsky, Boris
    • Date: 1906

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    Kadish sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Prayer for the dead" from "The seminary student, or the Jewish Hamlet." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Jeshiwe Bochur, oder der Yiddisher Hamlet" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Tomashefsky, Boris
    • Date: 1906

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    Der Yidisher trauer-march sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Jewish funeral processional." Inscription on the front cover: "Inspired and written for the demonstration of December 5th, 1905, participated in by 250,000 citizens of Greater New York in tribute to the memory of the victims of Russian brutal massacres." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Date: 1907

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    Aneinu beiom zoreseinu sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Answer us (Almighty God) in our day of distress" from "Bridegroom and bride." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1907

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    Unsane toikef sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "And we declare the mighty holiness of this day (Jewish New Year/Rosh Hashanah)." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1907

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    Mnucho wsimcho sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Peaceful rest and celebration" from "Diaspora in Russia." Music: folk melody. Lyrics: folk poetry. "Let us celebrate the Sabbath joyfully, though we are beset with Hamans. When will there be peace in this world?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1907

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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]
    • Date: 1907

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    Chad gadyo sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "An only kid/little goat." Lyrics: folk poetry. Adaptation of a religious folksong with cumulative verses, which traditionally is sung at the conclusion of the Passover seder (festive ritual meal). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Polish Jew" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Date: 1910

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    Emunoh is theuer sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Faith is precious." "Keep your faith from birth to death. Honor the Ten Commandments and the Torah/Holy Writ." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Polish Jew" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Date: 1910

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    Ow horachmon sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Merciful Father (God)." "I pray, as a cantor would, for my people. Hear, oh Lord, our cries, and ease all the pain and suffering in this world. Evildoers have turned day into bloody night. Save us, Father of Mercy." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Polish Jew" (General). Sheet Music...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Date: 1910

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    The mechuteneste sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The female in-law." Reference is to the familial relationship between mothers of a bride and the groom. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1910

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    Ner tomid sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Eternal light" from the opera with the same name. "Over the Holy Ark in the sanctuary of the synagogue, a small lamp constantly burns. It is the symbol of eternity, of everlasting God, and of our religious dedication forever." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Date: 1910

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    Zion march sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | From "Eternal light." "Our people have suffered such hardships in exile. May those who are oppressed return to Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Date: 1911

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    Mamenu Including an Elegy to the Triangle Fire Victims sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Mother dear." Appears to be a song whose lyrics were quickly augmented to reflect a tragic event. "Oh, the sorrows of mothers who struggle, and the anguish of orphans left alone. Woe for those victims who perished, and for their families desolated in grief." The Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire occurred at Washington Place and Greene...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Date: 1911

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    A weibel vie a taibel - komisch duet sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Comic duet- a little wife like a turtledove" from "Eternal light." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from Ner Tomid" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Date: 1910

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    Suffragettes sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Ladies for rights/suffragettes" from "The song of love, or song of songs." In its Yiddish lyrics, the song mentions President Taft and advocates women as soldiers, mayors, congressmen, presidents, even as cantors and rabbis! Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Date: 1911

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    Song of love sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Date: 1911

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    Von wiegel biss in keiwer sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "From cradle to grave." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Song of Love" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Date: 1911

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    A mother's prayer sheet music | 6 p. ; 33 cm. | "Almighty God, protect my children from all troubles and any harm. May they be safe from the tsar's cruelty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Small, Jacob Lionel - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1911

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    As du kenst nit un weist nit, nemt men sich nit unter sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If you cannot and know not, don't undertake it" from "Dos dorfs meydel" ("The country girl".) Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman
    • Date: 1911

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