P-VV (Vila Viçosa) Biblioteca do Palácio Real A.M. D-003

Siglum: 
P-VV A.M. D-003
Shelfmark: 
A.M. D-003
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Date: 
17th century (1st half)
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Foliation: 
Old, but not original foliation in Arabic numerals from 1 to 137. Original foliation erased.
Page layout: 
Fol. 5: 560 x 375 mm. Text written in one column.
Condition of document: 
Good. Bindings with signs of use.
Bindings: 
Tooled leather over wooden boards; brass furniture.
Decoration: 
Decorated capitals in gold and blue. Blue and red initials. Black cadelled initials. Rubrics in red.
Remarks: 

The first folio begins with the end of a chant suggesting that this book was part of a larger one that was splitted and bound separated.
Sancto Antonii antiphons added on folio 137.

References: 

ALEGRIA, José Augusto Alegria, Biblioteca do Palácio Real de Vila Viçosa (Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 1989).

Description of the notation: 

Square notation over a 5-line red staff with C and F clefs. Semi-mensural notation for the invitatory.