Montréal, McGill University - Rare Books and Special Collections - Manuscript Collection, MS Medieval 0215 (fragment)
- CDN-Mlr MS Medieval 0215 (fragment)
- Hymnary (section), one leaf, Italian, early 16th century. Mensural notation.
"One leaf, on vellum, in latin. Early 16th century, northern Italian. 773x392 mm., writing surface 405x274 mm. Five-line, red ink drawn, staves, with brown ink musical notation and text. Red ink rubrics. Text and notation, on verso, in black ink. Text altered in part on verso.
Contents: r. Red rubric: A Sabbato in albis, usque ad Ascensioniem, in Dominicis ad vesperas et horas, hymnus: Ad regias agni.... ....Christo canamus princi- v. pi. Red rubric: Supra dictus cantus dicitur in festis ad laudes et in Sabbatis.... Ad regias agnis....Christo canamus princi-
Decoration: One large initial (A) in inks - blue and red - on recto, 072x059 mm. The initial is blue, on red ground, containing curvilinear shapes; the ground's border contains meanders and double or triple bars. One large initial (A), on rectangular ground, in red and green colors of variuous shades. The red initial contains curvilinear shapes, in various shades of red. The ground contains acanthus leaves and two daisies, with gold leaf disks in their center, in various shades of green. The ground is bound by a narrow gold leaf border. 080x065 mm. The two initials were probably executed by two different hands.
Provenance: The leaf comes from an imperfect volume, which was in the Library of A.Edward Newton. P.W. and J.C.Redpath Fund, 1941."
(Holland, Anne Marie, compiler. "MS Medieval 24". Long Descriptions Ms Medieval Manuscript Antiphonals, Missals and Graduals. Digitization and Cataloguing Project- Antiphonals, Missals and Gradual. Updated December 6, 2018), 32.
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