P-LA (Lamego) Arquivo da Sé Caixa 1, Fragmento 010

Caixa 1, Fragmento 010

P-LA Caixa 1, Fragmento 010

Source type
Document type
c. 1090 - c. 1140
Type of notation
The number "5" written by pen corresponds to the number found in the catalogue of the exhibition "Pergaminhos Que Foram Parte de Missais, Leccionários e Antifonários em uso na Diocese…". The exhibition was held in the Museu de Lamego, in 1976. The fragment has been identified for the first time as part of a Visigothic book by a monk of the abbey of San Girolamo in Rome in 1977.
Condition of document

The verso of the fragment is almost illegible.

Page layout

212 x 286 (max); maximum width of the columns is 90 mm; interlinear space is 8 mm.

The visigothic script shows some influence of the French "minuscula". The Occitanic notation is written on dry point line. Possibly, the music was added at a second stage.

FERREIRA Manuel Pedro, "Three Fragments from Lamego", Revista de Musicología, XVI, pp. 457-76. FERREIRA Manuel Pedro, "Três fragmentos de Lamego", in Aspectos da Música Medieval no Ocidente Peninsular, Volume II - Música Eclesiástica, Estudos Musicológicos 34, pp. 58-81, color facsimile on plates V, VI, VII; transcription of part of the text on p. 66 and melodic comparison of the Alleluia Veni Domine, with 15 sources on pp. 70-71. DÍAZ Y DÍAZ Manuel C., Codices Visigoticos en la Monarquía Leonesa, León, Centro de Estudios e Investigación «San Isidoro» (C.S.I.C.), 1983, p. 389 plate 24. GONÇALVES DE COSTA Manuel, Cantores e Instrumentitas da Catedral de Lamego, Lamego, Edição do autor e do Seminário de Lamego, 1992, p. 31, reproduction of the fragment.