[S. 2757a] Ester Schauspiel in 1 Aufzug von J. Offenbach.

Call Number: Offenbach S. 2757a 

Attribution: Jacques Offenbach 

Place: Germany 

Date: 1833 

Physical Description:  

Bound volume, paginated (or nos.) 1-20, followed by 3 unnumbered folios, then p.22-41 (p.36-37 missing), followed by p.[42-44] and 4 loose folios; 20.5 x 16 cm. Ink on paper; autograph manuscript 

Subject: Purim, Choral Music, Secular Music 


This manuscript includes a play for performance on Purim, culminating in a song for chorus and the two principal characters (Mordechai and Königen), a waltz and an ariette. 

The title page reads: Ester: Königin von persien oder die der rache hamans entgangenen israeliten schauspiel in einem aufzug, mit gesang nebst einem willkührlichen schluss-chor treu nach der geschichte bearbeitet von J. Offenbach Cöln den 29ten Jan. 1833. 


There has been some confusion about the call number on this item, and two different call numbers are written on the item (S. 6757a and S. 2757a).  


 Link to manuscript record in the HUC Library Catalog