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    • Antiphonal Augustinian 

      Unknown author (1457)
      This is an antiphonal for the day offices copied for Augustinian use. It is decorated with seventeen illuminations which were individually cut out from earlier manuscripts of various origin and pasted in. In addition to ...
    • [Antiphonarium : a collection of 30 leaves from an antiphonal] 

      Unknown author (1480)
      A collection of 30 leaves from an antiphonal. [Spain? ; ca. 1480]Title supplied by cataloguer. Six staves per page. The staves are in red ink with square musical notes and the text in black. Decorated initials in red and ...
    • Spanish Antiphonal 

      Unknown author (1493)
      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 ...
    • [Officium de septem dolorium Hebdomade] 

      Unknown author ([Spain], [publisher not identified], [between 1500-1599], 1500)
      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 ...
    • RB Add.Ms. 327 

      Unknown author (1500)
      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 ...
    • Processional and responsorial. 

      Unknown author (1525)
      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 ...
    • Processional Cistercian 

      Unknown author (1525)
      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 ...
    • [Processionarius ordinis] 

      Unknown author (1526)
      "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 ...
    • Processional (without musical notation), with prayers and responsories for the dead. 

      Unknown author (1530)
      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 ...
    • [Illuminated Spanish responsorial] 

      Unknown author (1535)
      [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 ...
    • [Spanish antiphonal] 

      Unknown author (1575)
      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.
    • Gradual, proper of time, from the first Sunday of Advent to Passion Sunday 

      Unknown author (1580)
      Holograph, written on both sides of leaf. Mediaeval manuscript choirbook on vellum (ca. 53 x 36 cm.); executed ca. 1580 in Salamanca, Spain; massive binding of thick wooden boards covered with tanned leather, ruled in ...
    • [Officium tenebrae] 

      Unknown author (1580)
      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, ...
    • The Four Passions [music] : Matthew, Mark, Luke and John 

      Unknown author (1599)
      Medium size manuscript containing four Passions and at the end the Mandatum. In the colophon the scribe is identified as Petrus Colom (?Colomares) In civitate Burgensis anno Domini 1599 Para la Yglesia de Santa Maria del ...
    • [Gradual, proper of time]. 

      Unknown author ([Spain], [between 1500 and 1599], 1599)
      Mediaeval manuscript choirbook on vellum. Binding of wooden boards covered with leather binding with brass bosses and clasps; 7 lines of text in a rounded Gothic hand and of music on a five-line red stave, rubric in red, ...
    • [Gradual, proper of time] 

      Unknown author (1600)
      Handwritten Gregorian gradual on vellum(c 16--). 48 x 36 cm., writing template of 41.5 x 26.5 cm. 203 folios, with double numbering: period Roman and later Arabic. Lacking folios 176 and 192, loss of parchment in the lower ...
    • Marian Antiphonal 

      Unknown author (1600)
      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, ...
    • Gradual, ordinary and proper of time 

      Unknown author (1600)
      Handwritten Gregorian gradual executed on vellum. 2 vols.: (1) 51.5 x 36 cm., writing template of 40 x 24 cm. 148 folios, numbered XVIII to CLXVI. (II) 51.5 x 36 cm., writing template of 42.5 x 26 cm. ( First part) [Ordinary ...
    • Antiphonarium 

      Unknown author (1603)
      Latin text written in Iberian gothic, black square music natation on red five-line staves. Six staves and six lines of text each page. Decorated initials in red and blue. Based on the text, though pasted under a slip of ...
    • 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. 

      Unknown author (1638)
      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 ...