Script: the text is written in a somewhat irregular northern gothica textualis formata. Musical notation is in nota quadrata. Decoration: red rubrics (rare); 2-line red plain initials for prayers; black cadels of 1-line height; initial on f. 1r decorated with a grotesque human face. Binding: original binding; brown pigskin over bevelled wooden boards; both covers blind-tooled. Purchased by Thomas E. Marston in 1933 from J. Rosenthal.
Manuscript on parchment of a processional for a Dominican nuns' convent. Processions for Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Easter, Dedication of a Church, and Holy Week are included.
Holy Week music. Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library. Processionals (Liturgical books)--Germany--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Italy--14th century.
Music (Printed & Manuscript)
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German Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Music Deposit 61
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Processional for a Dominican Nuns' convent. Music Deposit, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 58
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