P-Cug (Coimbra) Biblioteca Geral da Universidade MM 070

Siglum: 
P-Cug MM 070
Shelfmark: 
MM 070
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Date: 
after 1570
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Contents: 
Foliation: 
i + 109 + i folios. Original ink foliation, 1-109; later red ink foliation 1-2 to the last two folios
Gathering: 
Difficult to determine gathering structure because of tight binding
Page layout: 
Oblong, 132 x 198
Bindings: 
Modern card covers
Decoration: 
Some gold and red decorative initials
Remarks: 

This is a cantus partbook from an original set of five. None of the other partbooks have yet been located. Both sides of the front flyleaf have a 'tabula', arranged alphabetically by incipit

References: 

REES, Owen, Polyphony in Portugal c. 1530 – c. 1620. Sources from the Monastery of Santa Cruz, Coimbra, New York & London: Garland, 1995, pp. 297-299

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