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Ms. Codex 713 - Catholic Church - [Collection of hymns and antiphons]
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 713 - Catholic Church - [Collection of hymns and antiphons]
Catholic Church.
[Collection of hymns and antiphons] [manuscript].
[Andenne, Belgium, ca. 1500-1699]
Physical description:
178 leaves : parchment and paper, col. ill., music ; 149 x 91 mm. bound to 158 x 96 mm.
Hymns, antiphons, a litany, etc. beginning with Audi Domine; including Hodie beata virgo Maria; Ave virgo stella maris; Magnificat; Adoramus te Christe; Homo quidam fecit; Exsurge domine; Parce ce domine, parce ce populo tuo; Lux perpetua; Pueri Hebreorum and others; the earliest part of the manuscript ending with Inundaverunt; all with plain chant notation. Additions in later hands (f. 136r-161r), include the Pange lingua; Anthiene de St. Roch [sic] (with music, incipit: Ave Roche); a prayer, Ora pro nobis beata pater Roche; Veni creator spiritus (without music); and an index to 88 hymns and antiphons in a 17th-century hand (f. 166-167). Also includes: Repond que l'on chante à la reception d'une nouvelle doÿenne, with plain chant notation in a 17th-century hand (f. i recto). The chants are from a chapter of secular canonesses in Andenne (chapitre noble des chanoinesses d'Andenne), but not copied in liturgical order.
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger (Zacour-Hirsch).
Foliation: Parchment and paper, i (paper endleaf) + 5 (paper) + 163 (parchment) + 10 (paper) + i (paper endleaf); [vii], 1-161, [162-171]; 17th-century foliation in ink, upper right recto; some foliation lost due to trimmed edges. There may be folios or quires missing between f. 48-49 and 138-139.
Script: Written in Gothic and humanistic scripts by numerous hands.
Decoration: Rubricated headings, initials, and capitals; 3 coats of arms painted in color; 2 in watercolor on paper (f. ii recto, f. iii recto), and an earlier coat of arms on parchment, (f. vii recto) dated 1566.
Binding: 17th- or 18th-century calf, split along spine.
Origin: Written in Andenne, Belgium in the 16th and 17th centuries (Anne-Emmanuelle Ceulemans).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 713.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 713
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