P-Cug (Coimbra) Biblioteca Geral da Universidade MM 036
1 paper type; 1 watermark similar to Briquet #8390 (cf Rees 1995: 377 & 404).
First folio used as a flyleaf bears inscription 'Obras Do Padre Dom Pedro Conego Regular'.
Autograph manuscript of Pedro de Cristo copied in the 1570s or 1580s. History of manuscript similar to P-Cug MM 33: the whole book was assembled and provided with margins and staves before the music was copied; consistency of folios layout. (For description and details, cf Rees (1995) pp. 251-52.) All four voice parts of the last piece were copied in descending sequence on fol. 71. Modern pencil foliation fols.1-71; unnumbered folio between f.22 and f.23. Folios slightly trimmed.
REES. Owen (1994), 'Newly Identifed Holograph Manuscripts from Late-Renaissance Portugal', Early Music 22, pp. 261-77.
REES, Owen (1995), Polyphony in Portugal c. 1530 – c. 1620. Sources from the Monastery of Santa Cruz, Coimbra (New York & London, Garland), pp. 247-53, 377 & 404.
REES, Owen (1998), Music by Pedro de Cristo: An Edition of the Motets from Coimbra Biblioteca Geral da Universidade, MM 33 (Amsterdam, Harvard Academic Publishers). [Introduction includes list of works by Pedro de Cristo in surviving Portuguese sources.]