Anthologia tēs neas papadikēs.

Musical score, Manuscript
Modern Greek (1453-)
circa 1775-1825.
120 leaves paper ; 175 x 120 (130 x 70 mm) bound to 180 x 130 mm


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Summary note
Anthology of offertories (cherouvika) and communion (koinōnika) chants in the version of Daniēl Prōtopsaltēs and Petros Lampadarios 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 (despotic and Marian feasts).
  • Incipit: Cherouvika kat'ēchon syntethenta hēdytata te kai entechna para kyriou Daniēl prōtopsaltou tēs megalēs ekklēsias.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Collation: Paper ; fol. [2] + 120 + [2]
  • Layout: 11 double lines per page.
  • Description: Written in Byzantine music notation in black and red ink ; large initial letters in red ; without signatures ; modern foliation. Written by the anonymous scribe of MS. K 179 of Monē Megistēs Lauras (Athos, Greece). At least six more manuscripts are ascribed to the scribe. See Manolēs K. Chatzēgiakoumēs, Cheirographa ekklēsiastikēs mousikēs, 1453-1820, Athēna 1980, pp. 185-6, no. 104. Among the composers named are Petros Lampadarios (ca. 1730-ca. 1778, also known as Petros Peloponnēsios) and Daniēl Prōtopsaltēs. Title in spine reads: "Anthologia."
Binding note
Bound in brown leather on hard boards with gilt anthemium designs in spine (lightly worn); sewn on four raised bands.
Language note
Byzantine neumes.
Source acquisition
Purchased in memory of Professor Kenneth Levy, *49 *55, Scheide Professor of Music History, by the Princeton University Library, with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2014-72.
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