Look up artist Altman, Hyman


Name: Altman, Hyman
Name (Yiddish): אַלטמאַמ, הייַמאַן

Songs written or composed


Title: Di New Yorker Trern -- די ניו יאָרקער טרערן
Author: Altman, Hyman -- אַלטמאַמ, הייַמאַן
Composer: Altman, Hyman -- אַלטמאַמ, הייַמאַן
Genre: Theater/Lament
Subject: Poverty/Crime/Eviction/Tears

Sheet music:


Folder: 55
Series: 4
Arranger: Rumshinsky, Yosef
Arranged for: Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: S. Goldberg
Publisher address: 398 Grand Street, New York
Date: 1907
Provenance: Gift of Robert & Molly Freedman, 1996
First line: In new york kokht norvi a kesl grub, es rasht..
First line (Yiddish): אין ניו יאָרק קאָכט נאָר ווי אַ קעסל גרוב, עס ראַשט...
Notes: Cover: Black and white photocopy. Cameo photo of woman. "Sung with great success by Mrs. S. Kanner". Arranged by "J.M. Rumshisky" Piano 50 cents, Violin 30 cents.

Recordings:


On album: 011g (Schwartz, William, tenor/ Di New Yorker Trern/ Dos Talesl)
Track ID: 29097
Artist: Schwartz, William -- שוואַרץ, וויליאַם

On album: 062k (Simonoff, Frances/ Small, Solomon/ Di New Yorker Trern/ Oy Iz Dos A Mame)
Track ID: 30637
Artist: Rumshinsky, Yosef -- רומשינסקי, יאָסף
Artist: Simonoff, Frances
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Halt Fest Dayn Emune -- האַלט פֿעסט דייִו אמונה
Author: Altman, Hyman -- אַלטמאַמ, הייַמאַן
Composer: Perlmutter, Arnold (Aaron) פּערלמוטער, אַרנאָלד (אהרן)
Composer: Wohl, Herman -- װאָל, הערמאַן
Genre: Theater/Zionist
Subject: Faith/Return/Perseverence/Hope

Sheet music:


Folder: 273
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Daniel H. Greenberg
Publisher address: 187 Delancey St. New York, NY
Date: 1911
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 65
First line: Farlir nit di hofnung meyn teyer folk Yisrul, di vest nokh..
First line (Yiddish): פֿאַרליר ניט די האָפֿנונג, מייַן טייַער פֿאָלק ישראל, דו וועסט נאָכאַמאָל שיין
Notes: Black lettering in Hebrew/Transliteration/English. Light green border with small circular inserts of fifteen prominent members of Jewish music world. Goldfaden is in the center (with crown on his head). Others are: Bertha Kalish, Louis Friedsell, S. Mogulesko, J. P. Adler, J. Brody, Mme R. Prager, B. Thomashefsky, J. M. Rumshinsky, S. Schmuelewitz, A. Perlmutter, B. Bernstein, D. Kessler, K. Juvelier, Herman Wohl. Also on front cover, list of "Celebrated Jewish Compositions for Piano and Voice". Price 30 cents. Daniel H. Greenberg Music Publisher (successor and Publisher of the famous "Teres Edition").

Title: A Muters Gebet -- אַ מוטירס געבעט
Author: Altman, Hyman -- אַלטמאַמ, הייַמאַן
Composer: Altman, Hyman -- אַלטמאַמ, הייַמאַן
Genre: Lament
Subject: Child/Difficulties/Sickness/Separation

Sheet music:


Folder: 752
Series: 4
Arranger: Russotto, Henry A.
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Saul Schenker
Publisher address: 50 Canal St. New York, NY
Date: 1912
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 651
First line: A froy ayne shteyt far got un zi beyt, a kind vil zi hobn..
First line (Yiddish): אַ פֿרוי אײַנע שטייט, פֿאַר גאָט און זי בעט, אַ קינד וויל זי האָבן
Notes: Dark blue lettering, Yiddish/English on ornate backround of flowers and scrolls and drawing of a woman in prayer. Price 40 cents. Yiddish lyrics in center fold. Last page includes music for a Russian Waltz , By Gone Days.

Folder: 342
Series: 4
Arranged for: Piano
Texts: None
Publisher: Metro Music Co.
Publisher address: 54 Second Ave, New York, NY
Date: 1926
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 116
Notes: Black lettering. Price 50 cents. Back cover includes first lines of five melodies.

Folder: 1003
Series: 4
Arranged for: SSA Women's Choir with piano
Texts: Transliteration
Publisher: Helen Medwedeff Greenberg
Date: 1987
Provenance: Gift of Helen Medwedeff Greenberg, 2009
First line: could not follow transliteration
Notes: A Muter's Gebet (A Mother's Prayer) Text Anonymous, music composed by Helen Medwedeff Greenberg in memory of Minnie Iazetti. Sheet Music physically in Ephemera folder #910

Title: Ikh Benk Nokh Di Kindershe Yoren -- איך בענק נאָך די קינדערישע יאָרן
Author: Altman, Hyman -- אַלטמאַמ, הייַמאַן
Composer: Altman, Hyman -- אַלטמאַמ, הייַמאַן
Genre: Theatre/Lament
Subject: Childhood/Memory/Maturity/Lonliness

Sheet music:


Folder: 736
Series: 4
Arranger: Russotto, Henry A.
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: S. Schenker
Publisher address: 66 Canal St. New York, NY
Date: 1912
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 594
First line: Ikh benk nokh di kindershe yorn a zind…
First line (Yiddish): איך בענק נאָך די קינדערישע יאָרן אַ צינד,
Notes: Dark blue lettering, English/Yiddish. Photo of H. A. Russotto. "Sung with great success in all Jewish Theatres. Price, Piano 50 cents; violin 30 cents. Yiddish words on back cover.

Title: Shpil Shpil Yidelel -- שפּיל שפּיל ייִדעלע
Author: Altman, Hyman -- אַלטמאַמ, הייַמאַן
Composer: Altman, Hyman -- אַלטמאַמ, הייַמאַן
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Persecution/Robbery/Posessions/Resistance/Pride/Memory
Origin: SM Gratz 28
Transliteration: SM Gratz 28
Music: SM Gratz 28
Additional song notes: Play, Little Jew, Play

Sheet music:


Folder: 28
Series: 3
Arranger: Kammen, Joseph
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: S. Shenker
Publisher address: 66 Canal Street, New York
Date: 1912
Provenance: Gift of Dropsie College Library
First line: Zog mir nor yidele, bistu take virklekh azoy shlekht?...
First line (Yiddish): זאָג מיר נאָר ייִדל, גיב מיר צן פֿאַשטיין ביסט טאַקע ווירקליך אַזוי...
Notes: Photo image untitled

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