• [Illuminated Spanish responsorial] 

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      Published 1535-01-01
      [Spain, ca. 1535-1540] This responsorial contains a remarkable depiction of an American turkey, one of the earliest extant illustrations of American fauna to appear in Europe and certainly the earliest illustration of ...
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    • [Late 17th-century Spanish antiphonal] 

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      Published 1675-01-01
      [Spain], ca. 1675. This volume contains multiple settings of several sections of the Mass, including the Asperges, Kyrie, Gloria (including one setting with additional clauses praising the Virgin Mary), Credo and Sanctus.
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    • Marian Antiphonal 

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      Published 1600-01-01
      Handwritten antiphonal totally executed on vellum, most probably produced for use in a convent of Hieronymite nuns, under the advocation of Our Lady of the Snows (c 17th or 18th century). Text in 5 parts: (I) 48 folios, ...
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    • [Officium de septem dolorium Hebdomade] 

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      Published 1500-01-01
      A manuscript on paper with 12 lines per page. To p. 168 it is by the same hand. The last gathering of 10 leaves is from an older manuscript, also on paper, with 16 lines per page. Bound with old oak boards with metal bosses ...
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    • [Officium tenebrae] 

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      Published 1580-01-01
      An entirely handwritten psalter which seems to be of Spanish origin. This book of plainsong was used to celebrate the Office of Darkness during Triduum Pascal (Feria V in Coena Domine, lectione IX-Feria VI in Parasceve, ...
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    • Pro choro abbatissæ 

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      Published 1776-01-01
      Handwritten antiphonary. Placebos are Vespers of the Dead. Named from the beginning of the first Antiphon (Ps. 116:9, after the Vulgate version: 114:9). Music noted with anthems written in red and black. Page 23 and its ...
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    • Processional (without musical notation), with prayers and responsories for the dead. 

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      Published 1530-01-01
      Contents of the responsories focus on liturgical processions for the dead. The book is designed for personal use, with 8 lines per page, small in size and large in script, and without music notation. With its several Spanish ...
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    • Processional and responsorial. 

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      Published 1525-01-01
      This is a comprehensive Processional includes the processions for the Sundays throughout the liturgical year and for special feast days and Rogation days. Technical details indicates as one of the most widely disseminated ...
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    • Processional Cistercian 

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      Published 1525-01-01
      This processional consists of three sections, in the first it has the characteristic of Cistercian processionals for brothers of an abbey, however the other two mention sisters and abbess, thus suggest this book was copied ...
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    • [Processionarius ordinis] 

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      Published 1526-01-01
      "Latin music manuscript for a monastery of the Hieronymites on vellum, complete. Written in Spain probably in or for Guadalupe (a municipality located in Las Villuercas comarca, province of Cáceres, Extremadura) in the ...
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    • RB Add.Ms. 327 

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      Published 1500-01-01
      Text comprises settings of the Sanctus and Agnus Dei, including 6 pages of polyphonic notation (leaves 25? to 27?, a setting of the Patrem omnipotentem factorem celi) and the offices from Christmas Day to Epiphany, the ...
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    • Regla de las Monjas de Santa Clara, comunmente llamadas Urbanistas : constituciones generales de las dichas, hechas en el Capitulo g[ene]ral celebrado en Roma à 1 de Juno de 1638 : i publicadas por el Rmo. Padre Mntro. Gral. Fray Juan Merinero. 

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      Published 1638-01-01
      The Order of Poor Ladies, also known as the Order of St. Clare, the Poor Clares, the Poor Clare Sisters, the Clarisse, the Minoresses, or the Second Order of St. Francis, Urbanists is an order of nuns in the Roman Catholic ...
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    • Spanish Antiphonal 

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      Published 1493-01-01
      Responses and antiphons 25th April-29th August. 174 vellum leaves numbered 1-346, misnumbered at leaves 270 and 317 but continuous (numbering probably post dates the manuscript). The colophon leaf translates as: 'The book ...
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    • [Spanish antiphonal] 

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      Published 1575-01-01
      Written in red and black on 18 leaves of vellum with rubricated initials, with a mid 16th century full calf binding with gilt rules and decorations. Light worming on last 2 leaves.
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