John Freadrich Notenbüchlein with Harmonics

John Freadrich Notenbüchlein with Harmonics

Item Info

Item No: frkm056000
Title: John Freadrich Notenbüchlein with Harmonics
Scripts/Text: Cursive; Fraktur
Language: German
Physical Description: 24 leaves
Material: Wove paper, ink, and watercolor.
Category: Tune Booklet (Notenbüchlein)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Manuscript hymn notebook.

Binding: Turkish marbled paper, pamphlet-bound.

This was used as a music book, but also as a kind of sketchbook. There is Fraktur lettering throughout and it appears it was used as practice for that lettering.  It was also used as practice for painting flowers and birds.

Leaf 1 recto, is an explanation of the values for the musical notes.

Some red, yellow, and green are used for the Fraktur lettering.  There is also blue ink used with cursive writing.

Image Dimensions Width: 9.8 cm
ShelfMark: FLP Borneman Ms. 56

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