P-Cug (Coimbra) Biblioteca Geral da Universidade MM 1063 (63)

MM 1063 (63)

P-Cug MM 1063 (63)

Source type
Subcategory of source
Document type
13th century, 2nd half
Neo-Gregorian (i.e., mostly newer texts on older melodies), south-Italian (Beneventan?) mass for the Octave of Epiphany.
Type of script
Type of notation
Description of the notation
Late-style Beneventan notation with F- and C-clefs and red four-line staves.

Red and blue initials with occasional red filler.

Recto: top left corner, in pencil: "12 - A" (former Cimelios 6, fol. 12); top right corner, library stamp. Below, in pencil, modern inscription, with information about contents, writing style and datation: " Missa do dia 13 de Janeiro / Oitava da Epifania / Escritura beneventana / século XIII". Bottom right corner, in ink: "an. 1567" (probably referring to documents once enclosed by the fragment). Verso: top left corner, in pencil: "-B-".
Condition of document

Very good overall.
Only about one line of text and music on recto rendered illegible by book-binding exposure.

Page layout

Dimensions: 375 x 245 mm. Two columns, each measuring 290 x 90 mm.


Luisa Nardini, "The Mass for the Octave of the Epiphany in Some Beneventan Manuscripts", Classica et Beneventana: Essays Presented to Virginia Brown on the Occasion of Her 65th Birthday, ed. Frank T. Coulson and Anna A. Grotans, Turnhout, Brepols, 2008, pp. 391-405.

Thomas F. Kelly, "Beneventan Sources in Iberia", Musical Exchanges, 1100-1650: Iberian Connections, ed. Manuel Pedro Ferreira, Kassel, Reichenberger, 2016, pp. 313-329 [see pp. 316-319]; with B&W Plates of the fragment and full bibliography.

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Musical Items

Displaying 1 - 3 of 3
Folio Seq Incipit Occasion Genre Position Cantus ID Mode
r 1 Adorabunt eum omnes reges terrae omnes MI Gr 01 * 2A
r - v 2 Benedictus qui venit in nomine domini MI Al * 2
v 3 Timbeunt gentes nomen tuum domine et MI Of * 4