[Antiphonarium Basilicae Sancti Petri] [microform].

Author
Catholic Church [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Musical score, Manuscript
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Italy, ca. 1175-1225]
Description
3 leaves, 4-197 leaves of music : parchment ; 350 x 250 mm.

Details

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Library of Congress genre(s)
Summary note
Calendar and antiphonary for liturgical use of the Basilica of San Pietro, Rome; see facsimile edition for full description: Biblioteca apostolica vaticana Archivio S. Pietro B 79, v. 1, p. 17-23.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from printed catalogue: Salmon, P. Les manuscrits liturgiques latins de la Bibliothèque vaticane, v. 1, p. 61.
  • Old Roman Chant.
  • Script: Textura.
  • Layout: Antiphonary section ruled for 55 lines, written in a single column generally composed of 11 lines of musical notation underlaid with text.
  • Decoration: Rubrics in red. 1 large zoomorphic initial A(spiciens) (134 x 123 mm) on fol. 4v, executed in red, yellow, blue, and green; smaller decorated initials with vegetal motifs and simple 1-line penwork initials alternating red and blue are found throughout the manuscript.
  • Binding: reddish brown leather over pasteboard with arms of the Basilica of St. Peter on upper and lower covers.
  • Music: contains single-staff plainchant notation.
  • Origin: Written and illuminated in central Italy, ca. 1175-1225.
  • Shelfmark: Città del Vaticano, Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, Cod. Arch. Cap. S. Pietro B 79.
Reproduction note
Microfilm. Città del Vaticano : Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, [19--]. 1 microfilm reel : negative; 35 mm.
Location of originals
Original located in: Città del Vaticano, Biblioteca apostolica vaticana (I-Rvat).
Language note
Latin words.
Contents
  • 1. fol. 1r-3v: Calendar.
  • 2. fol. 4r-179r: Antiphonary.
Provenance
The manuscript was commissioned and executed for liturgical use at the Basilica of St. Peter, Rome; transferred to the Biblioteca apostolica vaticana in 1940.
References
  • Salmon, P. Les manuscrits liturgiques latins de la Bibliothèque vaticane, v. 1, p. 61
  • Biblioteca apostolica vaticana Archivio S. Pietro B 79, v. 1, p. 17-23
  • De Marco, F. Censimento dei codici dei secoli X-XI. Roma: Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, Archivio di S. Pietro. (In Studi medievale, 11 (1970)), p. 1110-1111.
OCLC
52139401
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