P-Va (Viseu) Arquivo Distrital capa do Livro 303/732 (olim 778)

capa do Livro 303/732 (olim 778)

P-Va capa do Livro 303/732

Source type
Document type
early 13th century
Type of script

Initials in green or blue with pen-flourishes in red, brown or red with pen-flourishes in blue.

Ar, right margin: Pam / 1567 (17th-century hand?) Below: library sticker "732" Br: modern number 778 added on top right in red pencil.
Condition of document

Fragment made up of two damaged folios. Folio A was trimmed and torn below and the recto is partially faded. Several water stains. Folio B was torn at the lower right side and its lower part was trimmed.

Page layout

Both folios presently measure c. 270 x 295 mm each, written in one column of c. 170 × 275 mm.


Manuel JOAQUIM, Nótulas sôbre a música na Sé de Viseu (Viseu: Junta de Província da Beira Alta, 1944), p. 69 and Plate. Jordan WESLEY D. , ‘A Collection of Early Antiphoner Fragments from Portugal (Lisboa, Viseu, Ponte de Lima, and Guimarães): A Miscellany of Historical and Technical Observations’, in Gordon Athol Anderson — In Memoriam, von seinen Studenten, Freunden und Kollegen, Teil II. (Basel: Institute of Medieval Music, 1984), pp. 403–473 [415–425]. idem, ‘O fragmento musical, documento 732 no Arquivo Distrital de Viseu (o antifonário do século 13; notas sobre a história e estilo musical)’, Beira Alta, vol. 43/3 (1984), pp. 395–420, with photographic reproduction of all four pages, at a reduced scale. Manuel Pedro FERREIRA, 'Cluny at Fynystere: One Use, Three Fragments', in Terence Bailey e László Dobszay (ed.), Studies in Medieval Chant and Liturgy in Honour of David Hiley, Ottawa - Budapest: The Institute of Mediaeval Music/Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Institute for Musicology), 2007, pp. 179-228; some antiphons are listed in a table and the most significant textual variants are described. Portuguese version: Manuel Pedro FERREIRA, 'Cluny no cabo do mundo: um costume, três fragmentos', in id., Aspectos da Música Medieval no Ocidente Peninsular, Volume II - Música Eclesiástica, Lisboa: INCM [col. Estudos Musicológicos 34], 2010, pp. 83-118. Manuel Pedro FERREIRA, 'Recordando o rei David: vivência coral e criatividade musical na Europa pós-carolíngia', Medievalista online 8 (2010), especially pp. 16-18 (includes colour Plate).