[Antiphonal], [between 14-- and 15--] | Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Collation: Parchment; 1?(-1) 2-8? 9?(6+1) 10-11? 12?(8+1) 13? 14-18? 19?(-7) 20?(-2-7).
Layout: Five-six 4-line staffs, staffs in red ink, musical notation in black ink, 1 line of text in black ink below each staff; ruled in lead, prickings in outer margin.
Script: Southern textualis.
Decoration: Two 2-staff historiated initials (fol. 104r illuminated [unfinished], fol. 150v decorated); full decorated border, lined in white, on fol. 104r; decorated half border, unfinished, on fol. 150v; 2-staff pen-flourished initial in red and blue on fol. 124v; 1-staff pen-flourished initials in red and blue throughout; 1-staff pen-flourished initial in red on fol. 69r, featuring peacock and dove; 1-staff pen-flourished initial in black and yellow on fol. 69r, featuring nun and monk with peacock; 1-staff pen-decorated black and yellow initials with grotesques throughout.
Music: Contains staff notation (4 line).
Binding: Original wooden boards with remnants of vellum covering; tacks on insides of boards; evidence of clasps on rear board; text sewn on six cords; manuscript waste on insides of boards; later manuscript table of contents on inside front board.
Accompanying materials: With 4 leaves of notes (ink on paper, later hand) sewn to quire 15; additional notes in ink on paper, in same hand, pasted to 13 leaves throughout; marginalia and annotations in a later hand throughout.
Origin: Probably written in Spain, 15th-16th cent. One volume of an incomplete antiphonal of the Temporale of a non-Dominican monastery or church. This volume's text ranges from the beginning of Advent to the beginning of Ordinary Time after Epiphany (including the Nativity, Christmastide, Circumcision, the Epiphany and the Octave of Epiphany).
Text and music scraped from bottom 2 staffs on 136v.
Two binding fragments and 1 blank piece of letterhead from Hotel Alfonso XIII, Sevilla, laid in (removed to item folder). Gift of Roberta Lynn Hay, 2009.