7.4 Byzantine Notation

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Created on: 18 June 2013

MS in Greek on paper, Serbia, 18th c., 18 lines in a late Greek minuscule, headings in red, staffless Byzantine notation with pitch marks in red, 2-to-4-line decorated initials in margins, a half-page circular design of the 8 musical modes.

Created on: 18 June 2013

MS in Greek on vellum, Greece or Sicilia, 13th c.(?), 1 f., 32x23 cm, single column, (25x17 cm), 21 lines in Greek minuscule, staffless Byzantine notation, 3 initials including a fish.

Created on: 17 June 2013

MS in Greek on vellum, Greece, ca. 1100, 25 lines in Greek minuscule, heading and small capitals, 19 large decorated initials, including hands pointing, blessing, holding scrolls, with birds, dragons, flowers and a fish, ecphonetic notation.