Music Manuscript to Zionitischer Weyrauchs Hügel

Music Manuscript to Zionitischer Weyrauchs Hügel

Item Info

Item No: frkm009000
Title: Music Manuscript to Zionitischer Weyrauchs Hügel
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Physical Description: 506 p ; 12mo (oblong)
Material: laid paper; ink; cloth; pressed paper
Category: Hymnal
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department


Full cloth-backed paper

Esther Landis (1797-1873) is listed at the Ephrata Cloisters as having been a member (I.D. # 400). Her signature and Ephrata appear in ink on the recto of the second flyleaf at the front.  She most likely used this music manuscript copy to the Zionitischer Weyrauchs Hügel while a member of the Ephrata Cloisters.

Associated Names: Landis, Esther (1797-1873)
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


Jeff Bach, Voices of the Turtledoves, Pennsylvania German Society, Vol 36 (University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002). 

L. Allen Viehmeyer, An Index to Hymns and Hymn Tunes of the Ephrata Cloister, 1730-1766, Including all Printed and Manuscript Hymnals and Hymnal Fragments and Representative Music Manuscripts (Ephrata: Ephrata Cloister Associates, 1995).

Russell D. and Corinne P. Earnest, "Ephrata and Snow Hill Cloister Artists," Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1997), 2nd ed., vol. 1, pp. 244-248 

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Ephrata is penned in black ink on the second flyleaf at the front of the manuscript: based on location of the Ephrata Cloister.

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1745
Image Dimensions Width: 14.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP Borneman Ms. 9

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