TONARY

MS 1670
MS Short Title TONARY
Text TONARY: PSALMS, BENEDICTUS, MAGNIFICAT, NUNC DIMITTIS
Description MS in Latin on vellum, Germany, ca. 1150, 1 f., 21x16 cm, 2 columns, (19x12 cm remaining), 14 lines remaining in Romanesque book script of medium quality, 11 lines of St. Gallen diastematic (heightened) staffless neumes with C and F clefs indicated for each line, red initials.
Provenance 1. J. Voerster Collection, Stuttgart (-1993); 2. Bernard Quaritch Ltd., London.
Commentary The tonary sets the musical modes for the Psalms, Benedictus, Magnificat, and Nunc dimittis.
Place of origin Germany
Dates ca 1150 AD

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