Cantor’s Manual

Call Number:
NYhuc S.6339

Place:
Germany

Date:
ca.1839-40

Description:
Ink on paper;  7 leaves ; 1 score ;14.5 x 12 cm ;autograph

Subject:  

Sabbath songs

English Text: 

This manuscript was written by Offenbach for the Sabbath eve services, containing twelve versions of Lekhah dodi. Items nine and elven are dated “composed on the 2nd day of the New Moon of Tammuz [55]99 [1839]”, and “Sabbath eve par. Vayeshev [5]600 [1839/40]. These pieces are generally for one voice, occasionally two or three.

Manuscript Link:
https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1023811360