Look up artist Mesco, Adam

Name: Mesco, Adam

Songs written or composed

Title: Reb Yidl Gib Gelt -- רבּ ייִדל גיב געלט
Author: Davidoff, Jacob
Author: Mesco, Adam
Composer: Davidoff, Jacob
Composer: Mesco, Adam
Genre: Klezmer/Theatre/Immigrant/Satiric/Novelty
Subject: Money/Charity/Reward/Food/Kosher/Shul/Tickets/Burial
Transliteration: Ephemera 1485
Translation: Ephemera 1485
Additional song notes: Reb Jew, Give Money See Heskes 1, entry 161 respecting sheet music.


On album: L-050(a) (Martin Lorber Collection of 78 RPM Recordings)
Track ID: 27665
Vocalist Weisman, G.
First line: Vilt ir a kusher yidl zayn, reb yidl, gib gelt, gib gelt.
First line (Yiddish):װילט איר אַ כּשר ייִדל זײַן, רבּ ייִדל, גיב געלט, גיב געלט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Columbia E6104 78rpm
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer/Concert

On album: P-068(g) (Der East Side Fun Amol/ Jane Peppler & Friends)
Track ID: 41507
Vocal Peppler, Jane
Piano Enoch, Aviva
First line: Vilst a kushere yidele zayn Reb Yidl gib gelt, Reb Yidl gib gelt, a plombe af…
First line (Yiddish):ווילסטו אַ כּשרערע ייִדל זײַן, רעבּ ייִדל גיב געלט, רעבּ ייִדל גיב געלט,...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 2:22

Title: Di Yidishe Natsion -- די ייִדישע נאַציאָן
Author: Mesco, Adam
Composer: Rumshinsky, Yosef -- רומשינסקי, יאָסף
Genre: Theater/Lament
Subject: Persecution/Suffering/Torah/Faith/Homeless/Survival
Origin: Sheet Music 1248
Transliteration: Sheet Music 1248
Music: Sheet Music 1248
Additional song notes: The Yiddish Nation

Sheet music:

Folder: 1270
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish
Publisher: The Hebrew Publishing Company
Publisher address: 50-52 Eldridge St., NY
Date: 1913
Provenance: Gift of Dianne O'shea, April 2013
First line: Es laydet der yosem yisroelik a shrek, ikh freg un ikh...
First line (Yiddish): עס לײַדעט דער יתום ישׂראָליק אַ שרעק, איך פֿרעג און איך פֿרעג אַלס...
Notes: The orphan Israel suffers terribly, I ask and I ask, why is this…/ Cover: Gezungen von Regina Prager with her portrait: Also "Von Shwarzberg's Play Heim Susse Heim"

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