National Library of Wales Ms. 20541 E. The Penpont Antiphonal

Title:
National Library of Wales Ms. 20541 E. The Penpont Antiphonal
Library:
National Library of Wales
Language:
Latin
City:
ABERYSTWYTH (WALES), Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
Ms. 20541 E
Origin:
Wales?
Dimensions:
302 folios -- 385 x 250 mm. + some 20 smaller fragments
Date Description:
1320-1390
Content:
Temporale, Psalter, Sanctorale (all have missing sections) -- Words and music of the Divine Office according to the Sarum use, prepared for a non-monastic Welsh church -- The earliest monument of Welsh music -- monophonic chant -- note the rodent damage in upper right-hand corner towards the end of the book --
Hand:
Gothic textura bookhand
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
decorated initials -- inhabited initials -- filigree --
Musical Notation:
Yes
Call Number:
Hesburgh Library Music Collection (2nd Floor)M 2 .P95 no. 22 (oversize)
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
monochrome
Series:
Publications of Mediaeval Musical Manuscripts, 22
Publication Date:
1997
Place of Publication:
Ottawa, Canada
Publisher:
The Institute of Mediaeval Music
Notes:
Other names: Owain Tudor Edwards (introduction)
Type of Text:
antiphonary, chant, liturgical, monophony, religious