Processionale (pars aestivalis) for the Collegiate Church of St. Genesius at Clermont-Ferrand
- Processionale (pars aestivalis) for the Collegiate Church of St. Genesius at Clermont-Ferrand
- Published / Created
- ca. 1500
- Publication Place
- France (Clermont-Ferrand?)
Binding: Nineteenth-century. Marbled leather over cardboard, repaired. Gold-tooled spine with title on red leather label: LIVRE D'HEURES. Brown marbled paper endpapers.
Manuscript on parchment. Many pages badly damaged and faded, especially f. 1r. Copied by one hand in Northern Gothica Textualis Formata. Rubrics in Gothica Hybrida Formata (Bastarda). Music notation in Nota Quadrata.
Red rubrics. Heightening of majuscules in yellow. Alternately red and blue1-line plain initials on ff. 176r-177r. Flourished initials (height: 1 stave + 1 text line) alternately red with purple penwork and blue with red penwork. Cadels (same size) in a rectangular frame decorated with foliage on a yellow background. On f. 1r damaged large golden initial (2 staves + 2 lines of text) on a blue background containing coat of arms of Hugo Gontard, a canon in the collegiate church of St. Genesius (St. Genez) at Clermont-Ferrand in 1515 and abbot of the said church, 1519-1545.
Sold in 1865 by Musikantiquariat Walter Ricke at Munich. On the front pastedown armorial bookplate with the device Imitare quam invidere of the Albert H. Childs, Yale '61, Memorial Collection at Yale University Library, with the number Ms. 2. [But would have been offered for sale by Michel Huglo in 1982].
- ff. ii + 177 + ii : parchment ; 145 x 110 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 638
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- mixed material and notated music
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
- Catholic Church
- Subject (Topic)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
Music -- 15th century
Processionals (Liturgical books)
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