BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY
GENERAL COLLECTION OF RARE BOOKS AND
MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPTS
Beinecke MS 627
Catholic Church. Liturgy and Ritual. Antiphonary.
6 Latin fragments. Germany, 15th century.
Parchment. 365 x 265 (280 x 191) mm. Double verticle bounding lines ruled
in brown ink. Foliation in upper margin partially cut away.
Six lines of text with musical notation on a four line red staff.
Initials in red, blue, and black.
Written by a single scribe in a formal gothic bookhand.
Six non-consecutive leaves containing vesper antiphons. Feasts noted for
some are: Ascension; 21st-23rd Sunday after Pentecost; Vigil of SS. Peter and
Paul. All texts found in Liber Visualis.
Provenance: Gift of Prof. Sizer. Formerly Beinecke MS 3.15.