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MS. Canon. Misc. 213

Summary Catalogue no.: 19689


Secular and religious music,

326 pieces. For a full inventory see the DIAMM record (Bibliography below), and also Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Canon. Misc. 213, ed. David Fallows, Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Music in Facsimile 1 (1995).

Language(s): Middle French, Italian, and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Musical Notation:

Black mensural notation; white mensural notation


Origin: c. 1426–36 ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Jacopo Soranzo, 1686–1761; his binding.

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1806.

Guiseppe Canonici.

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854)


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Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.