Item No: frkm114000
Title: Paradisisches Wunder-Spiel
Rare Book Department
Printed and manuscript music book with two leaves of manuscript music at the back.
Binding: Quarter leather over specked paper on boards.
Decorated throughout with watercolor flowers and geometric patterns in green and black.
Music is choral in four parts.
The text is printed with a letter press. The music is by hand: the staves probably rake-ruled; the notes made with some kind of stamp in most likelihood; the stems, rests, clefs, and key signatures added by hand.
Lisa Minardi, "Quill & Brush: An Introduction to Pennsylvania German Fraktur," in Framing Fraktur: Pennsylvania German Material Culture & Contemporary Art, ed. Judith Tannenbaum (Philadelphia: Free Library of Philadelphia, 2015), published on p. 28 as fig. 14.
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FLP Borneman Ms. 114