Paradiesisches Wunder-Spiel

Paradiesisches Wunder-Spiel

Item Info

Item No: frkm115000
Title: Paradiesisches Wunder-Spiel
Scripts/Text: Fraktur typeface
Language: German
Physical Description: 110 leaves
Material: laid paper; ink; watercolor
Category: Hymnal
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

 Printed and manuscript music book with two leaves of manuscript music at the back.

Binding: Leather on boards with paper sides.  Raised bands.

Decorated throughout with watercolor flowers and geometric patterns in green and black. In this copy: some notes added in red ink.

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.

Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Lancaster

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1754
Image Dimensions Width: 33.3 cm
ShelfMark: FLP Borneman Ms. 115

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