[S. 6336] Akdamut Milin = אקדמות מלין

Call Number: Offenbach S.6336 

Attribution: Offenbach, Isaac. 

Place: Germany 

Date: c. First half of 19th century 

Physical Description: Ink on paper; 3 leaves, 1 score, 16.5 x 12 cm ; autograph manuscript 

Subject: Shavuot, Hazzan & Meshorerim  


This manuscript was most likely written by Isaac (Itzik) Offenbach in Cologne, containing Akdamut Milin, the liturgical poem (piyyut) in Aramaic which introduces the Ten Commandments during the reading of the Torah. It is recited by Ashkenazi Jews on Shavuot. Full text-underlay in Hebrew block printing and handwriting. The akdamut milin composition is for one or two voices (soprano). It also contains nineteen measures of an untitled fragment for one voice. 

Link to manuscript record in the HUC Library Catalog