Look up artist Russotto, Henry A.


Name: Russotto, Henry A.

Songs written or composed


Title: Di Lebedike Yesomim -- די לעבעדיקע יתומים
Author: Zavodnick, M. -- זאַוואָדניק, מ.
Composer: Russotto, Henry A.
Genre: Theater
Subject: Child/Family/Divorce/Reconciliation

Sheet music:


Folder: 389
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: S. Schenker
Publisher address: 66 Canal St. New York, NY
Date: 1914
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 166
First line: Her nor papa vos ikh vel dir beten, veynendig zogt a yunges
First line (Yiddish): הער נאָר פּאַפּאַ וואָס איך וועל דיר בעטן, וויינענדיק זאָגט אַ יונגעס קינד,
Notes: Dark blue lettering, Yiddish/English, photo insert of H. A. Russotto. Ornate cover design. Price, Piano 50 cents. Violin 30 cents, Three verses in Yiddish on back cover. Also on back cover, music for Doina, Roumanian Melody and Shubert's Celebrated Serenade.

Recording:


On album: 005g (Paskel, Simon, Tenor/ Rakhmones Rakhmones/ Di Lebedike Yesomim)
Track ID: 28925
Artist: Paskel, Simon, Tenor

Title: Heylige Karbones -- הייליגע קרבּנות
Author: Frug, Shimon Shmuel -- פֿרוג, שמעון שמואל
Composer: Russotto, Henry A.
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: World War I

Sheet music:


Folder: 34
Series: 4
Arranged for: Piano
Texts: None
Publisher: Hebrew Publishing Co.
Publisher address: 50-52 Eldridge St. New York, NY
Date: 1907/1916
Provenance: Gift of Robert & Molly Freedman, 1996
Notes: Cover: Red lettering in Yiddish and English on white backround. Flower trellis design on right with photograph (presumably Frug). See Heskes 629, 632. Cover artwork by Louis Terr.

Title: Khurbn Titanik -- חורבּן טיטאַניק
Also known as: The Titanic's Disaster
Also known as: Der Naser Keyver
Author: Smulewitz, Solomon -- שמוליװטש, שלמה
Composer: Russotto, Henry A.
Genre: Historical/Lament
Subject: Titanic/Shipwreck/Constancy/Ida Straus/Gaiety/Tragedy
Transliteration: Ephemera 1269
Translation: Ephemera 1269
Additional song notes: The Titanic Disaster

Sheet music:


Folder: 66
Series: 4
Arranger: Russotto, Henry A.
Arranged for: Piano/Voice
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: Hebrew Publishing Co
Publisher address: 50-52 Eldridge St., NY
Date: 1912
Provenance: Gift of Robert & Molly Freedman, 1996
First line: Akh troyert badoyert, dem groysn frishn brokh:
First line (Yiddish): אַך טרויערט, באַדויערט, דעם גרויסן פֿרישן בראָך
Notes: Cover: Black and white photocopy with drawing of Strauss couple embracing while an angel hovers over them with a wreath, as the ship sinks. Price: Piano 50 cents, Violin 30 cents. This is not ì the same song as "Lid Fun Titanik" or "Parakhod Titanik".

Recording:


On album: V0290
Track ID: 37831
Artist: Rocamora, Nancy
First line: Akh, troyert, badoyert dem groysn frishn brokh, zoln trerern zikh mern un…
First line (Yiddish):אַך, טרויערט, באַדויערט דעם גרויסן פֿרישן בראָך, זאַלן טרערן זיך מערן און…
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Menukha Vesimkha (Russotto) -- מנוחה ושׂמחה (רוסאָטאָ)
Composer: Russotto, Henry A.
Genre: Theater
Additional song notes: From the play "Golus Russland"

Sheet music:


Folder: 92
Series: 4
Arranged for: Violin
Texts: None
Publisher: Hebrew Publishing Co.
Publisher address: 50-52 Eldridge Street, New York
Date: 1907
Provenance: Gift of Robert & Molly Freedman, 1996
Notes: Ornate red cover of a flowering vine. Photo insert of man presumably Russotto. Titled in Yiddish and English "Russotto's Music Album" with "Mnucho W Simcho Von Golus Russland" and "Eili Eili Lomo Azavtino". Violin 50 cents. Artwork: Louis Terr

Title: Dos Pekele -- דאָס פּעקעלע
Author: Mogulesco, Sigmund (Zelig) מאָגולסקאָ, זעליג
Composer: Russotto, Henry A.
Genre: Theater
Additional song notes: Not clear from credit on sheet music as to identity of author and composer.

Sheet music:


Folder: 187
Series: 4
Arranger: Russotto, Henry A.
Arranged for: Violin
Texts: None
Publisher: The Hebrew Publishing Co.
Publisher address: 122-128 Leonard St. Brooklyn, NY
Date: 1900
Provenance: Gift of Robert and Molly Freedman
Notes: Dark blue stylized english lettering on cover. Price five cents. Folder also includes violin arrangement for "Chokhmas Noschim".

Title: A Mame Iz Der Bester Freynd -- אַ מאַמע איז דער בעסטער פֿרײַנד
Author: Zavodnick, M. -- זאַוואָדניק, מ.
Composer: Russotto, Henry A.
Subject: Mother?support/Reputation/Goodness

Sheet music:


Folder: 751
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: S. Schenker
Publisher address: 66 Canal St. New York, NY
Date: 1914
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 650
First line: Fargesen vel ikh kayn mol nit di frayndshaft fun mayn mame..
First line (Yiddish): פֿאַרגעסן וועל איך קיין מאָל ניט די פֿרײַנדשאַפֿט פֿון מײַן מאַמען
Notes: Dark blue lettering, Yiddish/English. Photo of H. A. Russotto. Price; Piano, 50 cents- Violin, 30 cents. Three verses of Yiddish in centerfold. Listing of "Schenker's Latest Catalogue" on back cover.

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Eli Eli (Sandler) -- אלי אלי (סאַנדלער)
Author: Sandler, Jacob Koppel -- סאַנדלער, יעקב קאָפּעל
Composer: Sandler, Jacob Koppel -- סאַנדלער, יעקב קאָפּעל
Genre: Theatre/Lament/Religious
Subject: Plea/Persecution/Faith/Torture/Abandonment/Question
Origin: ML PYS 220/Ephemera 598/Metro Scher 31
Transliteration: Ausabel 676/Alb K-047(a)/ML PYS 220/Alb K-047(a)/Alb P-028(a)/L-048(a)
Translation: Alb L-048(a)/Ausubel Folk 676/Alb K-047(a)/Alb R-009(b)/Vorbei 233
Music: Ausubel Folk 676/ML PYS 221/Metro Scher 31
Additional song notes: Cited in Nulman 74 Written For the play "Brokhe, Oder - DerYidisher Kenig Fun Poyln Oyf Eyn Nakht. - 1896. In Sheetmusic # 58 there are indications that the song was heard in various parts of Europe as a folk song, but then claimed by Sandler and Tomoshevsky because it was sung in their operetta "Brokha or The Jewish King of Poland for a Night". See Heskes entry 1194. Also transliteration and translation Published in Gottlieb 290

Related information in folder 991:On album: K-047(a) (Cantor Sholom Katz sings Hebrew and Yiddish Songs)
Track ID: 4565
Artist: Katz, Khazn Sholom -- קאַץ, חזן שלום
Artist: Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
Artist: Russotto, Henry A.
First line: Eli, Eli lomo azavtoni? In fayer un flam hot men undz...
First line:אלי, אלי, למה עזבֿתּני? (2) אין פֿײַער און פֿלאַם האָט מען אונדז..
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Yidisher Kenig Fun Poyln Oyf Eyn Nakht. - 1896
Language: Yiddish/Hebrew

Title: Kol Nidre -- כּל נדרי
Genre: Religious/Liturgical/Yom Kipur
Subject: Vows
Origin: Alb B-033(i)
Translation: Alb R-009(b)/Alb B-026(b)/Alb B-033(b)/V0121

Related information in folder 779:On album: P-002(c) (Jan Peerce Sings Hebrew Melodies)
Track ID: 8583
Artist: Peerce, Jan
Artist: RCA Victor Orch, Werner Bass, cond
Artist: Russotto, Henry A.
First line (Hebrew):כּל נדרי ואסרי וחרמי וקוֹנמי וכנוּיי ןקנוּסי וּשבוּעוֹת דנדרנא
Language: Hebrew

Title: Kol Nidre -- כּל נדרי
Genre: Religious/Liturgical/Yom Kipur
Subject: Vows
Origin: Alb B-033(i)
Translation: Alb R-009(b)/Alb B-026(b)/Alb B-033(b)/V0121

Related information in folder 779:On album: P-002(f) (Jan Peerce Sings Hebrew Melodies Werner Bass, conductor)
Track ID: 8584
Artist: Peerce, Jan
Artist: RCA Victor Orch, Werner Bass, cond
Artist: Russotto, Henry A.
First line (Hebrew):כּל נדרי ואסרי וחרמי וקוֹנמי וכנוּיי ןקנוּסי וּשבוּעוֹת דנדרנא
Language: Hebrew

Title: Eli Eli (Sandler) -- אלי אלי (סאַנדלער)
Author: Sandler, Jacob Koppel -- סאַנדלער, יעקב קאָפּעל
Composer: Sandler, Jacob Koppel -- סאַנדלער, יעקב קאָפּעל
Genre: Theatre/Lament/Religious
Subject: Plea/Persecution/Faith/Torture/Abandonment/Question
Origin: ML PYS 220/Ephemera 598/Metro Scher 31
Transliteration: Ausabel 676/Alb K-047(a)/ML PYS 220/Alb K-047(a)/Alb P-028(a)/L-048(a)
Translation: Alb L-048(a)/Ausubel Folk 676/Alb K-047(a)/Alb R-009(b)/Vorbei 233
Music: Ausubel Folk 676/ML PYS 221/Metro Scher 31
Additional song notes: Cited in Nulman 74 Written For the play "Brokhe, Oder - DerYidisher Kenig Fun Poyln Oyf Eyn Nakht. - 1896. In Sheetmusic # 58 there are indications that the song was heard in various parts of Europe as a folk song, but then claimed by Sandler and Tomoshevsky because it was sung in their operetta "Brokha or The Jewish King of Poland for a Night". See Heskes entry 1194. Also transliteration and translation Published in Gottlieb 290

Related information in folder 991:On album: P-028(a) (Cantor David Propis sings Memories of Home)
Track ID: 25174
Artist: Propis, Khazn David
Artist: Russotto, Henry A.
First line: Eli, Eli lomo azavtoni? In fayer un flam hot men undz...
First line:אלי, אלי, למה עזבֿתּני ? (2) אין פֿײַער און פֿלאַם באָט מען...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Yidisher Kenig Fun Poyln Oyf Eyn Nakht. - 1896
Language: Yiddish/Hebrew

Title: Kol Nidre -- כּל נדרי
Genre: Religious/Liturgical/Yom Kipur
Subject: Vows
Origin: Alb B-033(i)
Translation: Alb R-009(b)/Alb B-026(b)/Alb B-033(b)/V0121

Related information in folder 779:On album: L-047(a) (L'Chaim Music of the Jewish People)
Track ID: 26540
Artist: Peerce, Jan
Artist: RCA Victor Orch, Werner Bass, cond
Artist: Russotto, Henry A.
First line (Hebrew):כּל נדרי ואסרי וחרמי וקוֹנמי וכנוּיי ןקנוּסי וּשבוּעוֹת דנדרנא
Track comment: Recorded 1947
Language: Hebrew
Style: Cantorial

Title: Kol Nidre (Video) -- כּל נדרי (ווידיאָ)
Genre: Religious/Liturgical/Yom Kipur
Subject: Vows
Origin: Alb B-033(i)
Translation: Alb R-009(b)/Alb B-026(b)/Alb B-033(b)/V0121
On album: V0121 (The Humanaires In Concert (Video))
Track ID: 34006
Artist: Miller, Naomi
Artist: Humanaires
Artist: Perlmutter, Fagie
Artist: Berman, David
Artist: Baroyan, Zara
Artist: Sears, Sam Wade
Artist: Russotto, Henry A.
Language: Aramaic
Style: Choral/Concert

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