Stichoi tragikoi / para tou eusevestatou archontos postelnikou kyriou Geōrgiou Soutzou.

Soutzos, Geōrgios A. [Browse]
Manuscript, Book
Modern Greek (1453-)
circa 1820.
40 leaves : paper ; 154 x 105 (121 x 75) mm


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Summary note
Greek manuscript containing a collection of dramatic verses in post-Byzantine neumes. It is composed by Georgios Soutsos, text and music by him, written in Byzantine notation by Grēgorios, ho Prōtopsaltēs. Among the composers named are Petros ho Vyzantios, Iakōvos ho Prōtopsaltēs, and Agapios ho Chios. Title in the beginning of the text beneath decorative headpiece on folio [1r] reads: "Stichoi tragikoi syntetheisai para / tou eusevestatou archontos postel/nikou kyriou Geōrgiou Soutzou kei/menon kai melos etonisthēsan de / para tou mousikologiotatou kyriou / Grēgoriou prōtopsaltou tēs tou Chri/stou megalēs ekklēsias makar[..] [....] ousoul sophian ēchos ... idean toiautēn. Most of the chapter heads are written in both Greek and Karamanli dialect; on folio [38a] a five line verse is also written in Karamanli dialect.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from fol. 1r.
  • Physical description: Manuscript on paper, 8vo, written in black and red ink; first and last two leaves blank; without signatures; modern foliation by cataloger; gilt edges.
Binding note
Disbound; manuscript is kept in papermade folio.
Language note
Source acquisition
Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2013-57.
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Also available in an electronic version.
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