P-Lant (Lisboa) Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo Lorvão 15

P-Lant Lorvão 015
Lorvão 015 (Caixa Forte 102)
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Starts with the introit Audivit Dominus, before the first Sunday in Lent. Ends with the introit Michi autem nimis honorati, for Thomas apostle.
24 quires, all numbered (from 4 to 27) except the tenth. Nrs. 9 and 15 are quinions, the remaining quaternions.
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Single-column lead-point ruling normally reproduces a 184 x 300 mm rectangle.
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Acephalous and incomplete at the end. Two folios missing: after fol. 48 and after fol. 146. Right and top margin trimmed (the primitive foliation and part of the marginalia disappeared as a consequence)
Recently rebound.

Full colour reproduction of the MS at:


Manuel Pedro Ferreira, "Relatório preliminar sobre o conteúdo musical do Fragmento Sharrer", in Actas do IV Congresso da Associação Hispânica de Literatura Medieval, Volume I, Lisboa: Edições Cosmos, 1991, pp. 35-42. Wesley David Jordan, "An Introductory Description and Commentary Concerning the Identification of Four Twelfth Century Musico-Liturgical Manuscripts from the Cistercian Monastery of Las Huelgas, Burgos", in Revista Portuguesa de Musicologia, Vol. 2 (1992), pp. 57-146. Manuel Pedro Ferreira, “Music at Cluny: The Tradition of Gregorian Chant for the Proper of the Mass. Melodic Variants and Microtonal Nuances” (Ph. D. diss., Princeton University, 1997), ProQuest [UMI] 9809172, p. 157 (n.100) and Appendix I. Id., "Early Cistercian Polyphony: A Newly-Discovered Source", Lusitania Sacra, 2ª série, Tomo XIII-XIV (2001-2002), pp. 267-313 [269n]. Id., "Dating a Fragment: A Cistercian Litany and Its Historical Context", in Quod ore cantas corde credas: Studi in onore di Giacomo Baroffio Dahnk, a cura di Leandra Scappaticci, Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2013, pp. 293-313. Manuel Pedro Ferreira & Mara Fortu de Araújo, "Recitação do texto sacro: Claraval e Alcobaça", Actas do Congresso Internacional “Mosteiros Cistercienses - Passado, Presente e Futuro”, no prelo.

Name of the source: 
Gradual de Lorvão