Códice de canto polifonico

Title:
Códice de canto polifonico
Library:
Monasterio de Santa Maria la Real de Huelgas
Language:
Latin
City:
BURGOS, Spain
Shelf Mark:
Codex IX
Alternate Names:
Las Huelgas codex -- Las Huelgas music codex -- Las Huelgas polyphonic chant codex -- Hu --
Origin:
Burgos, Spain
Date Description:
14th century
Content:
45 monophonic pieces (20 sequences, 5 conductus, 10 Benedicamus tropes) and 141 polyphonic works (some Notre Dame school style) - solfege exercises --
Hand:
Gothic book hand
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Decorated initials -- image of seated man receiving blessing from God --
Musical Notation:
Yes
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books XLarge M 2 .L337 1997 and XLarge M 2 .L337 1997 study Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete, full-size, color reproduction of the entire manuscript --
Publication Date:
1997
Place of Publication:
Madrid, Spain
Publisher:
Patrimonio Nacional
Printer:
Testimonio Compañía Editorial, Madrid (Spain)
Notes:
Companion volume - Nicolas Bell, "The Las Huelgas music codex : a companion study to the facsimile", Scriptorium collection 7, Testimonio Compañía Editorial, Madrid, 2003.
Bibliography:
for more information on the content, see e.g.: http://omesbc.wordpress.com/category/canto-medieval/codex-las-huelgas/
Type of Text:
chant, liturgical, monastic, monophony, polyphony, religious