pp. 1-154 Proprium de tempore (Sundays), pp. 155-204 Proprium sanctorum (including: pp. 165-166 Martini Dumiensis archiepiscopi bracharensis, pp. 170-172 Fructuosi archiepiscopi bracharensis, pp. 172-173 Sancti Petri martyris de Rates archiepiscopi bracharensis, pp. 194-197 Geraldi archiepiscopi bracharensis), pp. 205-220 Kyriale (with some prosulae), pp. 221-242 In agenda mortuorum, pp. 243-301 Vesperale (with a few masses occasionally), pp. 302-335 Proprium sanctorum, pp. 337-386 Commune sanctorum, pp. 387-406 Proprium de tempore (consisting of a few masses for weekdays before Easter), pp. 407-414 In festo Sancti Petri Ratensis (Office antiphons), p. 415 In festo divi Antonii, pp. 416-419 Missa de Septem doloribus Beatae Mariae Virginis
Condition of document:
Very good; some humidity.
Leather over boards; reinforced corners and center with decorated golden iron.
Lately added pagination from 1 up to 420 (over original roman numbered foliation, which is not covering the book in its entirety); original roman numbered foliation ends on folio clxxxxij (page 386 in the lately added pagination); from page 387 on, the lately added pagination is over an arabic numbered foliation introduced in a period in between (18th century?), going from 1 up to 15; from page 417 up to the end, lately added pagination goes alone.
c. 280 x c. 380 mm, one column c. 205 x c. 295 mm; 9 lines of text, alternated with music; from page 387 on, 7 lines of text alternated with music.
Type of script:
Type of notation:
Initials on blue, red and black, with filigree designs on same/alternate colours; two-line capitals on red and/or blue, with filigree designs on both colours or on the alternate colours.
Inscriptions and marks:
On the bottom of the first page, arms of the Archbishop of Braga D. Diogo de Sousa (1505-1532).
Pages 7-10 are replacing original folios 4 and 5; pages 223 and 224 are an addition; pages 343-346 are replacing original folios 171 and 172; from page 387 on, all folios are an addition.
FERREIRA, Manuel Pedro, “As origens do Gradual de Braga”, Didaskalia, XXV (1995), pp. 57-96; VEIGA, Diogo Alte da, “O Alleluia na monodia litúrgica em Portugal até 1600: comparações melódicas”, Master's dissertation, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2010.
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