Digital Scriptorium
New York, General Theological Seminary, Special Collections,  17 Western
Description: ff. 63 - Bound with wood boards lacking covering; rebacked in modern times by MacDonald (per note in pencil on back pastedown). Holes for clasps are visible. Edges of pages gilded. - Written in Spain in the sixteenth century. A typed description of unknown origin attached to front pastedown suggests that the manuscript was written by an Italian scribe about 1500.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Gania Barlow for her description of this manuscript.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Latin Country: Spain Century: 16th

Part 1: ff. 1-63v
Description: - Parchment - 190 x 135 mm - 16 (+1, the flyleaf) 2-106 116 (-3, 4, 6)(?). 5 long lines of music ruled lightly in black; 16 long lines of text, ruled in purple ink. Foliation in red roman numerals, in the same hand as the text. Running heads in red at the top of each page. Paragraph marks in red or black introduce the different processions.
Country: SpainCardinal point:
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Assigned Date: s. XVISearchable Date Range: 1500 - 1599
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
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Script: Gothic
Music: Square black notation on red 5-line staves
Other Decoration: Major initials of one line of music or two lines of text, in red, the first (f. 1v) with purple penwork; two black strapwork initials ff. 1 and 13v.
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-62v
Title: Processional
Language(s): Latin
Notes: f. i recto-verso: Additions in a contemporary chancery script; ff. 1-31v: Processional music for the Purification of the Virgin, Palm Sunday, Ascension and Assumption of the Virgin; ff. 31v-62v: Procesional music for various services for the dead; f. 63r-v: Additions in later hands.