Ink on paper; 7 leaves ; 1 score ;14.5 x 12 cm ;autograph
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 99 ”, and “Sabbath eve par. Vayeshev 600 [1839/40]. These pieces are generally for one voice, occasionally two or three.