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  • Notated Music

    Fifty-fifty

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: S. Kornblith "I have a system, fifty, fifty, meaning everything always half for me. I was a streetcare conductor and collected fares, fifty, fifty. I sold suits in a department store, fifty, fifty. Now I want to collect the governments taxes, fifty, fifty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Date: 1917

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    A brivele der kale

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter to the bride." "A young bride waits to heard from her husband who has gone to America. No letters are sent. Abandoned, she finally dies of grief." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Aronson, Boris - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1910

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    A freilichs, sisu vesimchu

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "A joyful dance tune, be happy and celebrate" from "The white slave" Performed by Keni Liptzin. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the drama "Di vayse sklav" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1910

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    The lonely war bride

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 34 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1917

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    Lechaim brider lechaim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "To life brothers, (a toast) to life." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker, Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1917

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    Ale ovend

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Every evening, or the Jewish Ezra." Ezra is a name symbolic of the wandering Jew. "He said that he was alone, a singer from the distant land of Lithuania, where men die of hunger. She drew water from the well for him to drink, and then he went away. Now, each evening she returns to ...

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Katz Co. - Gelbart, Michl - Reisen, Abraham
    • Date: 1920

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    Mein weid kimt bald arein

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "My wife is coming in soon." Libretto: S. Kornblith. (General). "My wife is a tough woman with a big voice. When the landlord comes for the rent, I tell him to wait and talk to my wife." (General). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "Uptown Downtown" (General). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Lillian, Isidore
    • Date: 1917

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    Die fartribene yisoimele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The dispossessed/expelled orphan." "Far away from home, from wife, from parents, and friends, he is soon to be laid unknown in a cold grave. God, have pity on the sorrowing hearts of such a grieving fmaily." Song inspired by the dedication of a monument at Arlington Cemetery for the unknown soldier of World War I. ...

    • Contributor: Morris Karlinsky - Karlinsky, Morris
    • Date: 1921

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    A Yudish kind

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A Jewish Child" "Whatever his circumstances in life, the winds of diaspora/exile penetrate the soul of a jewish child. He feels like an outsider." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Small, Solomon - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Date: 1909

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    Wer hut die shuld?

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Who has the guilt?" "Tell me who should be blamed. Who is the guilty one?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Solomon Schenker Co. - Silberstein, A. (alex - Silberstein, A. (alex) - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1911

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    Der schwerd fin blut und treiren

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sword of blood and tears." "God, look down upon this earth, and bring an end to bloodshed and suggering. Comfort all the grieving parents and lonley orphans of this war." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Star Music Publishing Co. - Spector, Nathan L. - Chramoy, David
    • Date: 1915

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    Di a lte kashe and Di m'sinke oisgegeben

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 29 cm. | "The old question" and "Giving away (marrying off) the youngest child." "This appears to be the first publication issued by Henry Lefkowitch, who subsequently formed the Metro Music Co., a publishing house and retail outlet for music and muscial instruments." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Henry Lefkowitch - Lefkowitch, Henry
    • Date: 1915

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    Steh auf mein man

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cn. | "Arise, my man." " Arise, get up my son, and seek a job. Toil from dawn yill night life so many others in a factory shop. Hear the machines rumble loudly in youre ars, and work fast. Labor for rent and food, while time passes, and the precious years of your life fly by." Source: ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Reingold, Isaac
    • Date: 1913

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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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    God almighty

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lord God Almighty, or Mogulesco's waltz" from "The second Haman." Libretto: Moses Horowitz "Dear God, please protect and bless us." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Homon, der tsvayter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Mogulesco, S. (sigmund) - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1912

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    Seven boarders

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Comic ballad about the problems with various boarders taken in to the household for the extra rent money: big eater; talkative writer; tailor with his sewing machine; fighting man and wife; gambling card player; actor always rehearsing; and finally, a handsome gigolo, who tries to steal away the wife. "Now, no more boarders!" Source: Heskes, ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1917

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    A mensch soll men sein [A mensh zol men zein]

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "One should be a decent, respectable person." Operetta also called "Abraham Hashkenazi." Libretto: Anshel Schorr Performed by Bernard Bernstein, Kalman Juvelier, and Regina Prager. "'Despite all, one must behave properly. Be a responsible human being." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From play of the same title. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (anshel)
    • Date: 1908

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    Blumen maedchen

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Maidens' flower waltz, chorus" from "The soldier deserter." "Buy our lovely flowers. Their fragrance is sweet." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From "The Deserter" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel Goldberg Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1908

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    Men shart gold in America

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "One shuffles/scrapes gold in America" from "The widow." Libretto: Moses Horowitz Performed by Bernard Bernstein, Kalman Juvelier, and Regina Prager. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the play "The Widow" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold - Shor, A. (anshel)
    • Date: 1908

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    Shpielt mir klesmoremlech

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Play for me, musicians." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Shpielt mir klesmoremlech -- The Bride-Groom's March -- Here comes the bride -- A freilach -- A gute nacht. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Kammen, Joseph
    • Date: 1917

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    Yiskor

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Memorial prayer for the dead." from "All vows." Libretto: Abraham Michl Sharkansky. Sharkansky often used liturgical themes for his historical dramas. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "From Sharkansky's Opera "Kol Nidrei"" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Friedsell, Louis
    • Date: 1907

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    The shepherd song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Abraham Goldfaden. "This is a long narrative ballad, presenting the allegory of God as a sheperd, and the people of Israel as His flock." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the opera "Bar Kochba" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Goldfaden, Abraham
    • Date: 1910

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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
    • Date: 1921

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    Weiber, weiber

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Wives, Wives" from the opera "Fatherly love." Performed by Bernard Bernstein. "Ever since Adam in the Garden of Eden, women have troubled men. But, men are no better!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the opera "Vater Liebe." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr Co. - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1906

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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)
    • Date: 1914

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