I-CHV

Chiavenna, Tesoro della Collegiata di S. Lorenzo - Museo Capitolare, s.c.
Number of chants: 1972

Provenance: Chiavenna
Date: 1000s
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Chiavenna, Tesoro della Collegiata di S. Lorenzo - Museo Capitolare, s.c.

Siglum: 
I-CHV
Date: 
1000s
Provenance: 
Chiavenna

Eleventh-century antiphoner from Chiavenna, Italy. Messine neumes. Cathedral cursus. 98 folios (incomplete).

Liturgical Occasions "at a glance" (refer to the index for complete contents):

Ff. 1v-62r: Winter Temporale and Sanctorale. 1v, First Sunday of Advent; 11v, Christmas; 15r, Stephen; 25v, Ferial Office; 39v, First Sunday of Lent; 55r, Maundy Thursday.

Ff. 62r-98v: Summer Temporale and Sanctorale. 62r, Easter; 73v, Ascension; 76r, Pentecost; 88v, Paul; 94v, Laurence; 98v, Assumption (incomplete).

All chants not found in CAO are assigned an arbitrary number, beginning with an "chi"; the manuscript contains no differentiae.

Selected Bibliography

Carter, Shannon K. "An Analytical Inventory of an Eleventh-Century Antiphoner Preserved in the Biblioteca Capitolare di S. Lorenzo in Chiavenna." M.A. thesis, The University of Western Ontario, 1995.

The computer file was prepared by Shannon Carter (The University of Western Ontario), with editorial assistance from Keith Glaeske (Catholic University).