Mousikon cheirographon / para tou hēmeterou didaskalou Grēgoriou Lampadariou.

Grēgorios, ho Prōtopsaltēs, 1777-1821 [Browse]
Musical score, Manuscript
Modern Greek (1453-)
1 v (682 p.) : paper ; 167 x114 (135 x 76) bound to 175 x 135 mm


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Restrictions note
Open for research.
Summary note
Anthology of offertories (cherouvika) and communion (koinōnika) chants in the version of Daniēl Prōtopsaltēs and others for the Divine Liturgy (cherouvika-offertories), for the feasts of the Apostles, and for the services of Christmas and Holy Week, the Annunciation of the Theotokos, Easter, Pentecost, as well as other religious holidays. Among other hymnographers named are Petros Lampadarios (also known as Petros Peloponnēssios), Petros Vyzantios (student of Petros Lampadarios), Petros prōtopsaltēs, Iakōvos prōtopsaltēs, Iōannēs Glykys, Geōrgios ho Krēs, and Chourmouzios ho didaskalos. The musical setting of the hymns has been executed by the above names while it has been explained by Grēgorios Lampadarios (also known as Grēgorios, ho Prōtopsaltēs). Colophon on p. 682 states that "Hē vivlos akolouthia ētoi ēnea papadikē. Exēgētheisa para tou hemeterou didaskalou kyriou Grēgoriou Lampadariou, tēs tou Christou megalēs ekklēsias. eis tomous tessaras. 1817: en mēni Iouniou." A second inscription below the colophon in a different handwriting in red ink, reads: "Epriamēn tode to cheirographon drachmōn hepta kai euprepika auto houtōs, epei gegraptai idia cheiri henos tōn epheuretōn tēs neas methodou tēs kath'hēmas mousikēs tou aeimnēstou Grēgoriou Lambadariou tote. Athanasios Sakellariadēs. Athēnēsi, tē 30ē Dekemvriou 1878."
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from spine.
  • Physical description: 14 double lines per page, 8vo; written in Greek minuscule in black and red ink, headings in red; modern Byzantine and Crysanthine notation in black ink; paginated in Arabic numerals. In very good condition.
Binding note
Bound in red leather over hard boards; marbled edges; sewn on four raised bands with gold tooled lettering and decoration; the first panel bears the name of the author and the title of the manuscript, the third the date and the last one the initials Ath. S., which refer to Athanasios Sakellariadēs.
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Source acquisition
Purchase: Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2013-79.
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