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MS. Lat. liturg. a. 12

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Liturgical fragments

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Found in the Library c. 1970. Probably from the Evans Wentz bequest; cf. MSS. Lat. liturg. a. 11, b. 15

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 12 - Part 1

Contents

(fols. 1-5)
Gradual (leaves from the temporale, with earlier foliation 19, 24, 26, 29, 59. Including parts of Dom. IX-XII and XIII after Pentecost)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (leaf): 518 × 375 mm.
Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of five red lines; bar lines.

Decoration

Pages with illuminated initials and decorative sprays on and between the staves of music alternate with pages with pen flourished initials

History

Origin: 17th or 18th century (?) ; Spanish

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 12 - Part 2

Contents

(fol. 6)
Gradual (leaf, part of the text for Feria IV Cinerum, Statio ad S. Sabinam.)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (leaf): 600 × 410 mm.
Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of five red lines; bar lines.

Decoration

One red initial

History

Origin: 16th - 17th cent. ; Spanish (?)

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 12 - Part 3

Contents

(fol. 7)
Gradual (leaf, part of Dom. XIII-XIV after Pentecost; the text of the verso as bound precedes the recto.)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (leaf): 465 × 300 mm.
Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of four red lines.

Decoration

Illuminated initial.

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; French

Provenance

Evidently removed from a binding.

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 12 - Part 4

Contents

(fols. 8-38)
Psalter (leaves from a ferial choir psalter, with earlier numbering 96-125, 131, from end of Feria V to Saturday (Ps. 77-98))
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (leaf): 650 × 450 mm.

Decoration

Elaborate pen flourished initials in red and blue.

History

Origin: 16th cent. (?) ; Spanish

Additional Information

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff