Carmina Burana

Title:
Carmina Burana
Library:
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Language:
German, Latin, Middle High German, Old French
City:
M√úNCHEN (MUNICH), Germany
Shelf Mark:
Clm 4660 and 4660a (Fragmenta Burana)
Alternate Names:
Codex Buranus --
Origin:
Southern Germany, Styria (Austria) or Tyrol?
Dimensions:
112 + 7 folios
Date Description:
Ca. 1230
Content:
Lyric poetry -- hymns -- genre songs -- Christmas play -- Great Passion play
Hand:
Three different hands -- early Gothic minuscule -- in later additions and Fragmenta of 4660a, over thirty different hands
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Multicolored, painted miniatures: Wheel of fortune (fol. 1r) -- Landscape (f. 64v) -- Young couple (f. 72v) -- Scenes from the story of Dido and Aeneas (f. 77v) -- Drinking scene (f. 98v) -- Games: dice, backgammon, chess (ff. 91r-92r); Young woman in margin, sepia, later addition from about 1300 (f. 39r); Flourished initials, some with faces
Musical Notation:
Yes
Call Number:
Hesburgh Library Music Collection (2nd Floor) M 2 .P95 no. 9
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Full color reproduction --
Series:
Publications of Mediaeval Musical Manuscripts, 9
Publication Date:
1967
Place of Publication:
Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA
Publisher:
Institute of Mediaeval Music
Printer:
Prestel Verlag, Munich, Germany
Notes:
Other names: Bernhard Bischoff (introduction)
Type of Text:
religious, secular, songbook, vernacular, verse