[Mus. 17 Extracts from cantor’s manual]
Birnbaum collection Mus.17
ca. first half of 19th century
Ink on paper; 12 folios ; 1 score ; 25 x 30.5 cm; manuscript
Shabbat, Rosh Hashana, Hazzan & Meshorerim
This manuscript contains twenty-one items, for Shabbat, Rosh Hashana, and other occasions, with ḥazan/meshorerim designations. The pieces are for one-three voices. The items are attributed to various composers, including Israel Lovy, Yekl Singer and others. This anonymous compiler and scribe is likely Juda Stettenheim, “Sänger à Coblenz.” The sixteenth is notated "par W.Kyser". Pages 7a and 7b have gone missing.