[Mus. 78.5] Lied zur Feier der 25 jährigeb Regierung des Kaiser Wilhelm / Lied zur Feier des 100 jährigen Todestages von Moses Mendelssohn.

Call Number: Birnbaum Collection Mus. 78.5

Attribution: Louis Lewandowski

Place: Germany

Date: 1886

Physical Description: 2 scores + parts (8 pages); 19 x 27 cm + 17 x 26 cm;  manuscript and lithograph.

Subject: Secular music; Instrumental music; Memorial service;


Two double-sided scores containing lithographed vocal score (1 voice) and manuscript organ parts. The first score is a setting of “Dem König tön’ der Sang,” written by Lewandowski to observe the 25th anniversary of the reign of Kaiser Wilhelm I on January 3, 1886. The second score is a setting of “Hingeeilt sind 100 Jahr,” commemorating the hundredth death anniversary of the German-Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn on January 4, 1886. Vocal scores include full German text-underlay.

Includes the program from the March 21, 1897 service observing the hundredth birthday of Kaiser Wilhelm I (1797-1888) at the New Synagogue in Königsberg, Pr.

Link to manuscript record in the HUC Library Catalog