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Gottschalk Antiphonal – Fragment

Parchment · 1 leaf · 1180 – 1200 CE · Lambach, Austria (Stiftsbibliothek) · 310 x 213 mm


New Haven, CT, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 481.51.1, Leaf 11 in Davis, The Gottschalk Antiphonary (i.e. the first leaf of the first group of leaves)
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  • Davis, Lisa Fagin. The Gottschalk Antiphonary : Music and Liturgy in Twelfth-Century Lambach (Cambridge (UK): Cambridge Univ. Press, 2000)
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Gottschalk of Lambach (Scribe, Illuminator)
A leaf of the Gottschalk Antiphonal, written and illustrated by Gottschalk of Lambach at and for the use of the Stiftsbibliothek Lambach (Upper Austria) in the late twelfth century. On the recto of this leaf, the first antiphon of Matins begins with a two-line initial [C] in red and purple penwork, historiated with a man blowing a trumpet. On the verso, the first responsory of Matins begins with a two-line initial [C] in the same style historiated with the prophet Isaiah holding a scroll on which the first word of the responsory continues. This leaf was purchased from Hans P. Kraus in 1965. Canite tuba in syon.../...syon ecce deus...
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