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Montréal, McGill University - Rare Books and Special Collections - Manuscript Collection, MS Medieval 0024 (fragment)

CDN-Mlr MS Medieval 0024 (fragment)
Gradual, one leaf, French?, early 14th century. No musical notation. 31.0 x 23.0 cm with a writing space 23.0 x 15.5 cm
Liturgical Occasions

18th Sunday after Pentecost (incomplete); 19th-22th Sundays after Pentecost (complete).


"Fragment in Latin. On vellum. In early 14th century Gothic book hand. France. One leaf, one column, 25 lines. 310x230 mm. Writing surface: 230x155 mm. Dark brown ink. The leaf was used for binding and as a result it is damaged in the middle, where it was folded. On the upper margin of the recto the Latin number LIII indicates a folio number.


Recto: Dominica XVIII post Pentecostem. Offertorium: (D)omino Deo in conspectu filiorum Israel. Communio: Tolite hostias...[Psalm 95] Dominica XIX post Pentecostem. Introïtus: Salus populi... Graduale: Dirigatur...[Psalm 140] Offertorium: Si ambulavero...[Psalm 137] Communio: Tu mandasti...[Psalm 118] Dominica XX post Pentecostem. Introïtus: Omnia que... Graduale: Oculi omnium...[Psalm 114] Offertorium: Super flumina...[Psalm 136] Communio: Memento verbi...[Psalm 118] Dominica XXI post Pentecostem. Introïtus: In voluntate... Psalmus: Beati immaculati...[Psalm 118] Graduale: Domine refugium...[Psalm 89] Explicit: De profun Verso: dis clamavi... Offertorium: Vir erat in terra hus nomine Iob...(Job I) Communio: In salutari...(Psalm 118) Dominica XXII post Pentecostem. Introïtus: Si iniquitates...(Psalm 129) Psalmus: De profundis...(Psalm 129) Graduale: Ecce quam...(Psalm 132) Offertorium: Recordare mei Domine... Explicit:...gaudium est angelis Dei.

Decoration Recto: Two three line initials (S, O). Blue and green inks with shades of gray. Initial (I), in blue ink, extending along six lines on left margin. Verso: One three line initial (S) in green ink. All initials are surrounded by hair spring and flourish decoration, in red and blue inks, which extends along the left margins. On the top of the left margin, in verso, the decoration ends in a running dog, drawn in red, a symbol of watchfulness and fidelity in Christian art.

Provenance Obtained from E.von Scherling (Cat. 10, 1930, no 809)."

(Holland, Anne Marie, compiler. "MS Medieval 24". Long Descriptions Ms Medieval Manuscript Antiphonals, Missals and Graduals. Digitization and Cataloguing Project- Antiphonals, Missals and Gradual. Updated December 6, 2018), 13.

Selected Bibliography

De Ricci 24.

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Martha Culshaw
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