[Mus. 79 Cantor’s manual]

Call Number: Birnbaum Collection Mus.79

Attribution: Israel Fürth

Place: Unknown

Date: ca. first half of 19th century

Physical Description: Ink on paper; 68 pages; 1 score ; 34 x 22 cm; autograph manuscript

Subject: Hazzan & Meshorerim, Shabbat, Pesach, Shavuot, Sukkot, Purim


This manuscript contains fifty-seven items for various occasions throughout the Jewish year for one voice, sometimes two. The pieces have ḥazzan/meshorerim designations. No text-underlay.

The manuscript has some dark brown staining.

While many of the pieces are by Israel Lovy, it is unclear who the compiler/scribe of the pieces was, as the thirtieth item that "up to here [are compositions] by R. Israel Fürth". The fifty-seventh item is by R. Meir Metz.

Link to manuscript record in the HUC Library Catalog