Gradual

Title:
Gradual
Library:
Biblioteca Capitolare
Language:
Latin
City:
VERCELLI, Italy
Shelf Mark:
Codex 40
Alternate Names:
Benevento 40 -- Ben40 --
Origin:
Duchy of Benevento, Italy.
Dimensions:
165 folios -- ca. 250 x 155 mm.
Date Description:
Early 11th century
Content:
Music for the masses of seventeen feasts of the liturgical year (sanctoral and temporal) -- Note: very important source for the music of the old Beneventan liturgy -- there are gaps in the extant manuscript (see p. vii) --
Hand:
Beneventan script
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Decorated initials (outline in black ink is filled with red, green and yellow ornamentation)
Musical Notation:
Yes
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Large ML 3080 .C3 B464 1991 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete, color, full-size photographic reproduction of the entire facsimile, with wide black margins surrounding each page --
Series:
Codices Gregoriani
Publication Date:
1991
Place of Publication:
Padova, Italy.
Publisher:
La linea editrice, for the Associazione Internazionale Studi di Canto Gregoriano
Printer:
Eurograf, Padova, Italy.
Notes:
Photographer: Leopoldo Roncaglia, Modena, Italy -- Color origination: Stilcrom, Padova, Italy. Nino Albarosa and Alberto Turco, editors -- Introduction by Jean Mallet, Andre Thibaut, Rupert FIscher, Thomas Forrest Kelly and Alessandro Padoan -- The masses included in this codex are listed on pp. xvii-xix -- indexes of initia on pp. xix-xxxvii --
Type of Text:
chant, gradual, liturgical, religious, sequentiary, troper