Important collection of c.80 Autographed manuscript music sheets (including fragments), noted in Hebrew

AUCTION 7 | Tuesday, June 22nd, 1999 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 641
ROSENBLATT, JOSEF (Cantor and Composer. 1882-1933).

Important collection of c.80 Autographed manuscript music sheets (including fragments), noted in Hebrew

In pen and pencil; (pencil notes are the earliest forms of his compositions), many signed Housed in attractive modern box with photographic portrait, v.s

v.p: v.d

Est: $5,000 - $6,000
The most popular Chazan of his time, Chazan Yossele Rosenblatt’s immense popularity has never waned. He composed hundreds of liturgical melodies which reflect his Chassidic background in their tunefulness; many of these achieved great popularity and a permanent place in the repertoire of the synagogue. EJ, XIV col.282. Offered, is a very good collection of Rosenblatt’s music. Presenting a selection of liturgical chanting through the entire Jewish cycle. Including: Nesaneh Tokeph; Lo Tachmod, Hashkiveinu, Mi Adir, Shir Hama’aloth, Tal, Lomeh zich mir Iberbegen, etc. Compositions are for both solo and full chorus, many choral solos are in fragmented form. Of particular interest are the earlier works from Mukachevo (Munkacs), that demonstrate Rosenblatt’s development