P-Cua (Coimbra) Arquivo Distrital e da Universidade IV-3ª S-Gv. 44 (22)

Siglum: 
P-Cua IV-3a S-Gv. 44 (22)
Shelfmark: 
IV-3ª S-Gv. 44 (22)
Source type: 
Category: 
Completeness: 
Document type: 
Origin: 
Date: 
c. 1000
Type of notation: 
Type of script: 
Contents (feasts): 
Material: 
Contents: 
Temporale in December: end of Vespers for Saturday before the 3rd Sunday in Advent, and beginning of this Sunday's early morning hour (corresponding to the Lauds of Roman rite).
Page layout: 
1 col. / 20 text lines, some with music (r/v)
Condition of document: 
good
Decoration: 
Rubrics in red
Remarks: 

The manuscript, first described in 1929, has been variously dated from the 10th-century (Vasconcellos, Diaz y Diaz), the early 11th-century (Rojo & Prado, followed by Corbin, Brou, Millares Carlo, Queirós, Azevedo), or c. 1000 (Ferreira). Its place of origin is unknown.

References: 

ROJO Casiano, PRADO German, El Canto Mozárabe, Barcelona, 1929, pp. 37 (plate 10.2), 39.

VASCONCELOS, António de, “Fragmento precioso dum códice visigótico”, in Biblos, Vol. (1929), pp. 245-73.

CORBIN, Solange, Essai sur la musique réligieuse portugaise au Moyen Age (1100-1385), Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1952, p. 173.

BROU, Louis, “Notes de paléographie musicale mozarabe”, Anuario musical, X (1955), pp. 23-44.

MILLARES CARLO, Augustín, Manuscritos visigóticos: notas bibliográficas, Barcelona-Madrid: CSIC, 1963, pp. 13-14.

RANDEL, Don M., An Index of the Mozarabic Chant, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1973.

COSTA, Avelino de Jesus da, “Coimbra — Centro de atracção e de irradiação de códices e de documentos, dentro da Península, nos séculos XI e XII”, in Actas das II Jornadas Luso-Espanholas de História Medieval, Porto: Porto Inst. Nacional de Inv. Científica, 1990, vol. 3.

FERREIRA, Manuel Pedro, “Three Fragments from Lamego”, Revista de Musicología, XVI (1993), pp. 457-76 (Port. translation and footnotes in id., Aspectos da Música Medieval, vol. II, pp. 58-81 [60-62]).

QUEIRÓS, Abílio, “Inventário dos fragmentos litúrgico-musicais existentes na A.U.C.”, Boletim do Arquivo da Universidade de Coimbra, 15-16 (1995-1996).

SANTOS, Maria José Azevedo, & DUARTE, Marco Daniel, “Antiphonary (fragmentum)” in Hispania Vetus, ed. S. Zapke, Bilbao: Fundación BBVA, 2007, pp. 312-13.

FERREIRA, Manuel Pedro, Antologia de Música em Portugal na Idade Média e no Renascimento, Lisboa: CESEM / Arte das Musas, 2008, vol. I, p. 11 and Plates I-II.

ZAPKE, Susana, “Dating neumes according to their morphology: the corpus of Toledo”, in The Calligraphy of Medieval Music, ed. John Haines, Turnhout: Brepols, 2011, pp. 91-99, Plate 4.

ROJO CARRILLO, Raquel, “Old Hispanic Chant Manuscripts of Toledo: Testimonies of a Local or of a Wider Tradition?”, in A Companion to Medieval Toledo, ed. Y. Beale-Rivaya & J. Busic, Leiden: Brill, 2018, pp. 97-139.

Description of the notation: 

Horizontal (Toledan?) variety of Visigothic musical notation.