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Author Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. Antiphoners. Selections

Title [Breviary leaf with Antiphon and Psalm XVI, circa 1450]

Published Dijon, 1450?


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/RB  60C/11    NOT FOR LOAN
Uniform title Liturgies. Antiphoners. Selections. Latin
Physical description 1 leaf ; 43x 35 cm; text and illumination 33 x 22 cm
Notes Title made up by cataloguer; Dijon origin suggested by David Adams (donor) and the bookseller (Lettera Scripta?)
An antiphon (Greek ἀντίφωνον, ἀντί "opposite" and φωνή "voice") in Christian music and ritual is a responsory by a choir or congregation, usually in the form of a Gregorian chant, to a psalm or other text in a religious service or musical work.
Bookseller suggests France, Dijon (mid 15th century) as provenance.
Summary A scribed and notated vellum Antiphonary leaf. Recto: eight lines of music on neumatic staves with square shaped neumes. Rules in red with rubrics in red. Illuminations in black, yellow and green. Eight lines of Latin text in Gothic texture quadrata script with elaborated Gothic capitals. Verso: Eight lines of music with text and eight lines of text, rubrics in red, yellow, black, blue and green.
Text on recto: "[Aspice]in me domine et miserrere mei. D[omin]us regit me. E nouae. Vide humilitatem meam domine et eripe me. E uouae Ab occultis meis. E nouae Nos qui vivimus benedicimus domino. Inclinavit dominus aurem suam michi [that is: mihi] ...] Laudate dominum omnes gentes
Usage Terms Text on verso: " [...a tua. Et veritas tua [...] ad splendor...In[ matuti nulers?] Misericordia... Erexit dominus nobis cornu salutis in domo David pueri sui. E nouae. Servite domino in timore. E nouae. Adi[...] me et saluus [ero?] domine ...]
Language notes Neumatic square notation; 4 line stave
Notes France. Dijon
Other author Catholic Church. Antiphonary (France). Selections. Latin
Catholic Church. Psalter (France). Selections. Latin
Subject Catholic Church -- Liturgy Latin -- Texts -- Manuscripts.
Catholic Church -- Liturgy Latin -- Texts -- Illuminations.
Catholic Church -- Liturgy Latin -- Texts -- Rubrics
Catholic Church. Antiphonary Latin -- Texts Selections.
Catholic Church. Psalter Latin -- Texts Selections
Bible. Psalms, XVI. Latin. Manuscripts
Psalters -- Texts -- Illuminations.
Music (Manuscripts) -- Illuminations.
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Illuminations
Antiphons (Music) -- Illuminations.
Antiphons (Music) -- Manuscripts
Psalms (Music) -- 16th Psalm -- Illuminations.
Psalms (Music) -- 16th Psalm -- Manuscripts
Illumination of books and manuscripts, French
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Renaissance -- France -- Dijon
Variant Title Surge in eternu serva munimine sacro
Conserva me Domine quoniam speravi in Te
Other uniform title Bible. Psalms, XVI. Latin.
Local donor Adams, Marion, 1932-. Donor.
Adams, David, 1930-. Donor.
Adams, David