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MS. Lat. liturg. a. 9

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

Guard book of liturgical fragments

Physical Description

Composite: guardbook

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From bindings of printed books and manuscripts.

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 9 - Part 1

Contents

(fol.1)
Antiphonal, Use of Sarum

Temporale: end of the office of the Innocents, beginning of the metrical office of St. Thomas of Canterbury

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols.

Musical Notation:

Square notation on 19 staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 9 - Part 2

Contents

(fol.2)
Antiphonal, Use of Sarum

Sanctorale: portion of the matins of St.Vincent. Ker, Paste downs in Oxford bindings no.1144;

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols.

Musical Notation:

Square notation on 16 staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 9 - Part 3

Contents

(fol.3)
Breviary, Use of Sarum

Temporale: portions of matins and lauds of the office of the Innocents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols.

Musical Notation:

Square notation on 19 staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 9 - Part 4

Contents

(fol.4)
Antiphonal, Use of Sarum

Common of several martyrs

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: lower part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 9 - Part 5

Contents

(fol.5)
Choir book (containing settings of the Magnificat for five voices, see A. Hughes, Medieval Polyphony in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1951, p.31 and Ker, cp.cit, no.1161)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 2 leaves

History

Origin: late 15th cent. ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff

Bibliography