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[Collection of early medieval theoretical music treatises : 12th century].
1 online resource (94 unnumbered leaves) : illustrations, music
Sibley Music Library
Online version of original resource made available by the Sibley Music Library, Eastman School of Music.
Latin MS., written in Germany or Austria, in red and black (iron)--ink on parchment, in German Carolingian minuscule hand; includes frequent marginal glosses in a later cursive hand.
Includes diagrams (e.g. ℓ. 18v., 19r., 27r.-28v., 54v.-55v., 64v.); music in neumatic notation (in campo aperto, e.g. ℓ. 72r.; diastematic, e.g. ℓ. 91r.-v., 92r.-v.); and Guidonian hand (ℓ. 93v.); ℓ. 93r., 94r.-v. blank.
15th century binding of wooden boards and white vellum with Admont Abbey item numbers "494" on spine, and MS. title "Dialogus de musica" on front cover: leaf from 13th century legal MS. used as front fly-leaf.
Formerly owned by the Benedictine Admont Abbey, near Salzburg, Austria; purchased by the Sibley Music Library from E.P. Goldschmidt in 1936.
Includes works by Odo, Abbott of Cluny; Aribo Scholasticus; Guido Aretinus; Berno, Abbot of Reichenau; Hermannus Contractus; and various anonymous works.
For inventory of contents, compare: Aribo Scholasticus. De musica. Edidit Jos. Smits van Waesberghe. Rome. American Institute of Musicology, 1951, pages i-ii. (Corpus scriptorum de musica, 2); compare also: Ricci, Seymour de. Census of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York, H.W. Wilson, 1935-1940, pages 1875.
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Dialogus de musica
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