7.32 Renaissance Music

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MS in Latin on vellum, probably Low countries, 1530's, ruled with 8 5-line staves, formal polyphonic mensural notation of Discantus and Tenor parts.

MS in Latin and Eastern Upper German on paper, Bayern-Salzburg, 2nd half of 15th c or early 16th c, 23 lines in an angular German Gothic cursive, staves with polyphonic mensural notation.

MS in Middle High German on vellum, Austria or South Germany mid 15th c, polyphonic music in mensural notation on four 5-line staves, texts 1 and 2 by the same scribe.

3 MSS in Latin and Italian on paper, Germany, originally 1559, 31+101+69 pp (complete) by 3 copyists ca 1825, with some MS annotations and amendments, apparently for performance.

MS in Tudor English on paper, Westminster, ca 1628-1659, 15 pp including two title pp, 32x21 cm, notated on 10 staves per page with some corrections

MS on vellum, Spain, 16th c, 2 ff 42x38 cm, ruled with 6 brown staves, notated on two pairs of 2 staves each in polyphonic mensural notation.

MS in Latin on paper, Ansbach, Germany, 27 April 1597, 1 p 12x7 cm, written on 3 single staves in mensural notation without bars, inscribed in 9 lines with dedication, autograph