Paradiesisches Wunder-Spiel

Paradiesisches Wunder-Spiel

Item Info

Item No: frkm116000
Title: Paradiesisches Wunder-Spiel
Scripts/Text: Fraktur typeface
Language: German
Physical Description: 111 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. 

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: 33.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP Borneman Ms. 116

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