P-Cug (Coimbra) Biblioteca Geral da Universidade MM 012
Chain-line measurements show that paper types related; watermarks fall into two groups (cf. Rees 1995, p. 191). 7 paper types; 8 watermarks. Paper 1 has Briquet's sirene (mermaid) type; paper 4 has mark almost identical to Briquet #9597 (cf. Rees 1995, pp. 371-72, 390-93).
Latin canonic instructions in first Mass on fol. 8v in red ink; 'Dom Bento can. Regul.', fol. 35v; 'DE.PENHALOSA', fol. 37v; 'Escouar', fols. 53v, 54r; 'DE RIBEIRA' / 'RIBEIRA', fols. 90v-91r; 'Luis Morangam', fols. 121v-133r, 134v, 139r, 146v-157v, 209v; 'Joam Monton', fols. 140v-145v; 'Ex incerto autore', fols. 159v-160v; 'De penhalosa', fols. 161v-165v; 'Uasco pirez', fols. 166v-170v; 'Joannes vtrede', fols. 173v-179r.
Incomplete tabula added at start of manuscript after c.1560 (cf. Rees, p. 185). Eight copyists worked on this manuscript which was conceived as a single unit. Uniform musical and textual scripts; evidence of close collaboration between group. The copyists originally left blank openings between pieces. These mostly filled in by later copyists. Musical and textual scripts of the different scribes uniform. Index at beginning of manuscript, foliation, and titles added after manuscript completed at a later time by a scribe of P-Cug MM 9. Evidence that this manuscript continued to be used by the cappella of Santa Cruz until after 1560. Not all music was texted.
RIBEIRO, Mário de Sampaio, Os manuscritos musicais n.os 6 e 12 da Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra: Contribuição para um catálogo definitivo, Achegas para a história da música em Portugal 5 (Coimbra, Biblioteca Geral da Universidade, 1941).
REES, Owen, Polyphony in Portugal c. 1530 – c. 1620: Sources from the Monastery of Santa Cruz, Coimbra (New York & London, Garland, 1995), pp. 185-94, 371-72, 390-93.
KREITNER, Kenneth, 'Spain Discovers the Mass', Journal of the Royal Musical Association, 2014, 139/2, pp. 261-302.