[S. 6339 Lekha Dodi]
Call Number: Offenbach S.6339
Attribution: Offenbach, Isaac
Physical Description: Ink on paper; 7 leaves ; 1 score ;14.5 x 12 cm ; autograph manuscript.
This manuscript was written by Offenbach for the Sabbath eve services, containing twelve versions of Lekha dodi. Items nine and eleven are dated “composed on the 2nd day of the New Moon of Tammuz 99 ”, and “Sabbath eve par. Vayeshev 600 [1839/40]. These pieces are generally for one voice, occasionally two or three. No text-underlay. Titles in Hebrew printing. Each of these pieces take a two part structure with the B section beginning “Hitoreiri”