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Lot #    12857
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 2:13:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Allgemeines Israelitisches Gesangbuch
Title (Hebrew)    eingefuhrt in dem Neuen Israelitischen Tempel
Author    [Liturgy - Reform]
City    Hamburg
Publisher    Perthes und Besser
Publication Date    1833
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Revised and partial first edition. XI, 527, [1] pp., 170:103 mm., nice margins, usual light age staining, stamps. A very good copy not bound.
          
Detailed
Description
   Hymns for the Hamburg Reform Temple service, inclues 345 new hymns. Reform congregations created German-language hymnals on the pattern of the Protestant Gesangbuch (first: Jos. Joelson's Shirei Yeshurun, Frankfort (1816)). The Hamburg hymnal (1819, many editions) contained some melodies composed by well-known musicians like A. G. Methfessel and, later, the Jewish-born Ferdinand Hiller.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica