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Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Music Library,  Music Library MS 0747
Description: ii + 38 + i - Full goat leather with blind-stamped borders over wooden boards; 10 brass bosses and 2 brass clasps in the form of clam shells (broken). - Probably the Ospedale di San Nicolò, Siena Italy (fifteenth century). - Emerson, Catalog of pre-1900 vocal manuscripts in the Music Library, University of California at Berkeley n. 658.
Notes:-Coat of arms, f. 1.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 7
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MusicLibraryMS0747_8
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1r-38v
Description: - Parchment - 322 x 235 mm - 5 lines each of text and music.
Country: ItalyCardinal point: central
Region: TuscanyCity: Siena
Assigned Date: s. XV2Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Script: Liturgical book hand.
Music: Quadratic neumes on 4 red lines.
Figurative Decoration: 2 historiated initials on sqare gold grounds with marginal extensions of vines, flowers, and birds with gold decoration.
Other Decoration: 2 large initials, one with floral infilling and one with coat of arms; smaller initials in alternating red and blue, sometimes decorated in void, with pen-flourishing in other color.
Notes: Front pastedown is a duplicate of f. 1v without the decorated initials; contemporary foliation in roman numerals, center right margin.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-38r; f. 38v blank.
Title: Chant book
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Liturgical chants for the feasts of St. Nicholas and Holy Week. 
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Front cover   [No Title for Display]
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Front pastedown - f. 1r   Coat of arms; front pastedown a duplicate of f. 1v.
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f. 1v   Duplicate of front pastedown.
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f. 10r   Historiated initial: Cross on Calvary.
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f. 27r   Historiated initial: pelican feeding young with blood from chest.
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f. 33r   Large decorated initial.
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f. 38   Scribal colophon.
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