MANUSCRIPT

  • MS 824




    CATEGORY

    Music
    Liturgy

    Two polemical treatises


    Manuscript ID:
    MS 824

    Place:
    London, England

    Date:
    1815

    Description:
    ink and pigment on parchment and paper, 21 leaves (12.5 x 11.2) cm.; Ashkenazi square Hebrew script with musical notations

    Former Owner:
    Natan Shats, of the Great Synagogue of London

    Subject:
    Liturgy; Music

    English Text:

    This liturgy for betrothals and weddings for the Great Synagogue in London was owned by its cantor. He likely added leaves of musical notation for some to the prayers, on paper, bound at the beginning, end, as well as interleaved.

    Hebrew / Paper / 20,5 x 12,7 cm. / 125 + 9 pp. / 20 lines to a page / Sephardic cursive writing with square headings / Title written in ornamental frame drawn in red ink / Text written in frame drawn in red ink of 14,4 x 8,3 cm. / Each chapter begins with vignette drawn in red ink / Catchwords at the bottom of each page.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1008993774


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