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  • Notated Music
    [Notated breviary leaf]. Breviary fragment from a 10th century monastic manuscript possibly Benedictine. Text and music of Matins for the nativity of St. Lucy. In ink, rubricated. German staffless neumes possibly St. Gall; differenciae in margins. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 242, no. 154 Purchase; Joseph Baer & Co.; May 1927.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 09??

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  • Notated Music
    [Tracts for Good Friday]. Tracts for Good Friday (Domine audivi, and Eripe me, domine); preceded by part of a psalm antiphon. Tract fragment from the 11th century. Latin text. In ink, rubricated. Central Italian neumes on a dry-point grid, with red F-line and C and F clefs before some lines. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 242, no. 155 Purchase; Joseph Baer & Co.;...
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 10??

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  • Book/Printed Material
    [Manuscript fragments containing early music notation]. Cataloger devised title. Manuscript. In black ink on vellum, rubricated, with initials in red and blue ink. Pages appear to have been torn in half horizontally. "28, 29; Found 7/26/84 on 1309 near Richard Hill Collection"--Accompanying folder. Latin text. Square neumes.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 1000

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Breviarium]. Latin text. Two bifolia fragments (both bottom halves) from an 11th century breviary. German staffless neumes showing liquescence. In ink, rubricated. Manuscript on vellum. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 242, no. 156.2 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927. Classification changed from "M2.1 XII M1" to "M2.1 XI M4" vk26 2016-05-16
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 10??

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  • Notated Music
    [Antiphonarium]. Latin text. In ink, rubricated. Antiphonal leaf from the 11th century that contains parts of matins, prime, terce, sext, none, and vespers for the Monday after the octave of Epiphany, with fragments of offices before and after that day. Heightened neumes, in double column; faint dry-point grid with red F-line and letter-markers for A and C; instances of B-flat. Ricci, S. de. Census of...
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 10??

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  • Notated Music
    [Missale]. Notated missal. Latin text. French origin. Staffless neumes in two columns and in different hands, one area faded by a stain. In ink. Alleluia, Gospel, with decorative initial. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 243, no. 157 Purchase; Olschki; 1929. Classification changed from "M2.1 XII M8" to "M2.1 XI M6" vk26 2016-05-16
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 10??

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  • Notated Music
    [Jubilate]. Cataloger devised title. Manuscript fragment. Latin text. Hufnagel notation. In black ink on vellum, rubricated, with initials in red and blue ink. "Werenbergu Exercitationes Logicae 4." Binder's waste. "27; found 7/26/84 on 1309 near Richard Hill Collection"--Accompanying folder. Bequest; Richard S. Hill; May 10, 1961. vk26 2017-08-03 updated natation.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 1100

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Breviarium]. Secular breviary fragment from the late 12th century. Latin text. In ink, rubricated. German staffless neumes on two biofolia. Octave of Easter, vespers, invitatory, lessons. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 242, no. 156.1 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927. Classification changed from "M2.1 XI M2" to "M2.1 XII M11" vk26 2016-05-16
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 11??

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  • Notated Music
    [Sacramentarium]. Gradual plus verses with melismas, alleluia, gospel, offertory; includes part of the mass for the marriage sacrament. Latin text. In ink, rubricated. German staffless neumes with some heightening. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 243, no. 156.12 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927. Classification changed from "M2.1 XIII M4" to "M2.1 XII M12" vk26 2016-05-16; vk26 2017-08-03 description updated.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 11??

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  • Notated Music
    [Breviarium]. Notated monastic breviary fragment from the 12th or early 13th century; matins lessons chiefly for the Feast of the Holy Innocents, the Circumcision, and some for the matins Nativity; antiphons and responses. Latin words. In ink, rubricated. Bifolium. German staffless neumes. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 242, 156.3 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927. Accession no. 366084
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 11??

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  • Notated Music
    [Brevarium]. In ink, rubricated. German notated breviary fragment from the 12th century; lessons and responsories for matins of Christmas Eve, followed by complete lauds and lesser hours and prime, terce, sext. Example of melisma within decorative red lines. German staffless neumes, with some heightening; double column. Latin words. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 242, 156.5 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 11??

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  • Notated Music
    [Breviarium]. Notated monastic breviary. Latin text. In ink, rubricated. Contains music from the Office of Nativity of the Virgin Mary. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 242, no. 156.7 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927. LC copy leaf trimmed.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 11??

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  • Notated Music
    [Graduale]. Latin text. Manuscript on vellum. German staffless neumes; neumes on black 4-lined staff added at a later date at end. Contains Marian chants, Alleluias, Sanctus trope, and Sequence. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 242, no. 156.8 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 12??

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  • Notated Music
    [Two fragments from a ms. antiphonary with neumic notation : removed from the binding of a Latin Bible printed in 1497]. Ms., on parchment; rubricated. Chant melodies in staffless notation. Removed at the Library of Congress from the lower cover of v. 2 of the Library's copy of the 4-volume Latin Bible printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger 6 Sept. 1497 (LC bibliographic record 81-455490). Written probably north of the Alps, all by one monastic scribe. Preserved are: the upper two-thirds of a leaf containing...
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 1200

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  • Notated Music
    [Antiphonarium]. Monastic antiphonary. Six matins responsories for Sexagesima Sunday. Latin text. In ink, rubricated. German Hufnagel neumes on 4-line staff, with red F-line and F and C clefs. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 242, no. 156.9 Purchase; Maggs; July, 1927.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 12??

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  • Notated Music
    [Breviarium]. Notated secular breviary. Three lections from Judith I; includes antiphons, responses, three office canticles, music for vespers, and one nocturne of matins. Latin text. In ink, rubricated. German Hufnagel staffless neumes in two columns. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 242, no. 156.10 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 12??

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  • Notated Music
    [Breviarium]. Notated breviary Lessons and responsories for Sunday matins from September to the first of October. Latin text. In ink, rubricated. German staffless neumes showing liquescenes; two bifolia. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 242, no. 156.11 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 12??

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  • Notated Music
    [Graduale]. Bifolium fragment with musical notation and illuminated initials in green and red; from the liturgy for the feast of Pentecost. Latin text. In ink with frequent rubrics. German neumes on 4-line brown staves in two columns with C marked; some melismatic neumes. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 243, no. 156.13 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 12??

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  • Notated Music
    [Antiphonarium]. In ink, rubricated. Office antiphon incipits for the Exaltation of the Holy Cross and the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. German staffless neumes. Latin words. Bifolium fragment monastic antiphonary. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 242, 156.4 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927. Classification changed from "M2.1 XII M3" to "M2.1 XIII M6" vk26 2016-05-16 Accession no. 366084
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 12??

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  • Notated Music
    [Graduale]. Proper chants for Pentecost masses, beginning with the last words of the Alleluia verse Veni sancte spiritus and ending with the mass for Friday. Latin text. In ink, with initials in red, black, and faded blue, faded yellow C lines. German Hufnagel neumes on 16 four-line staves per page with C clef, in red in F clef. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and...
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 13??

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  • Notated Music
    [Graduale]. Latin text. Fragment, legible on only one side; illumination defaced. In ink, with initials in red and blue. German neumes on four line staff with red F and yellow C lines. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 243, no. 156.15 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 13??

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  • Notated Music
    [Antiphonarium]. Fragment (heavily trimmed). In black ink, with decorative initials, rubrics, and other markings in red ink. Manuscript on vellum. Gothic neumes on 5-line staff, in black ink, with letters indicating C and F lines. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss., p. 243, no. 156.16 Purchase; Maggs; July 1927. Replaces unk84052976.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 13??

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  • Notated Music
    [Antiphonarium]. Response for Epiphany and Antiphons for Septuagesima. In black ink, with some initials in red or blue ink; decorated initial in brown ink. Bifolio manuscript on vellum. German neumes on 4-line staff, in black ink, with letters indicating C and F lines. Faye, C.U. and Bond, W.H. Supplement to: Census of medieval and renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, p. 116. Purchase;...
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 13??

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  • Notated Music
    14th century liturgical fragments.
    Fourteenth century liturgical fragments
    Cataloger devised title. Manuscript. In ink on vellum. Removed from binding of Britton, Johannes. De legibus Angliae (Law Library ms. 7. Br. XIV). Texts in Latin. Mensural notation.
    • Date: 1301

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  • Notated Music
    [Holy week offices]. Part of Maundy Thursday Mass, with Communion antiphon Dominus Jesus; Vesper antiphons and Compline instructions for Holy Thursday; first lesson and beginning of tract Domine audivi for Good Friday. Latin words. In black ink, with initials in red, blue, or black ink. Hufnagel neumes on 4-line staff, in black ink, with C clef; Double column. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and renaissance mss.,...
    • Contributor: Catholic Church
    • Date: 14??

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