[Mus. 92 vol. 6 Synagogal Compositions for Various Occasions]

Call Number: Birnbaum Collection Mus. 92 v. 6

Attribution: Sulzer, Salomon (1804-1890); Janssen, Paul

Place: Dresden, Germany

Date: c. mid-19th Century

Physical Description: Ink on paper; 81 pages; 1 score ; 23.5 x 32.5 cm.

Subject: Shabbat; Hallel; Choral Music; Vocal Music with Instrumental Accompaniment


 Part of a collection of scores from the Dresden Jewish community.


Settings for cantor, four voice choir (SATB) and organ. Item was potentially the organist’s or choir director’s score.


According to Idelsohn, most of the items can be attributed to Sulzer. However, the composition beginning on page 7 (“Hallelu es adonoj”) is attributed to P[aul] Janssen. Full text-underlay in Romanized Hebrew.


Beginning of file includes Birnbaum’s indices. Includes a Birnbaum bookplate placed by HUC.



Link to Manuscript record in the HUC Library Catalog