Germany, ca. 1350
Folio (19" x 14"). Single leaf. A 14th-century German antiphonal leaf featuring a devotional verse chanted as part of the liturgy in Latin.
Each page contains 11 four-line staves of music above 11 lines of text in a fine formal Gothic (littera textualis/textura) script. Text and musical notation in black with red staves and stave notation; small capitals with rubricated ascenders; two-line initials on recto in brown with brown and red penwork as well as alternate red and blue initials with contrasting penwork; two-line initials on verso alternately in red and blue with contrasting penwo... View More...