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St. Gallen
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Cod. Sang. 384
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Manuscript Title
Parchment · 508 pp. · 21 x 14.5 cm · 13th–15th century
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
Breviary consisting of several parts: 1) Capitula and orationes for the period from the first of Advent until the octave of Pentecost as well as for Sundays and weekdays (pp. 348). 2) Proprium de tempore (with readings, excerpts from sermons, antiphons, responses and hymns) for the period from the first of Advent until the Saturday after Pentecost (pp. 49280). The antiphons and responses have neumes. 3) Proprium de sanctis (pp. 281419), these chants do not have neumes. It begins with St. Andrew (30 November) and ends with St. Petronilla (31 May). 4) Proper for Easter until the second Sunday after the octave of Easter (pp. 421466). 5) Responses and antiphons De sanctis in pascali tempore (pp. 466468). 6) Lectiones per totam ebdomadam for weekdays of the third and fourth week after the octave of Easter (pp. 469484). 7) Capitula for Nocturns, Sext and None at Easter (p. 485). 8) Orationes for Nocturns, Sext and None on weekdays usque ad ascensionem Domini (pp. 486487). 9) Capitula and orationes for Vespers, Lauds and Sext for the first until the fourth Sunday after the octave of Easter (pp. 488489). 10) Hymns (and sequence Cantemus cuncti melodum, p. 504) (pp. 502504 and 506). Parts 1-3 were for the most part written in the 13th century (with numerous additions and corrections on erasure up until the 15th century). Parts 4-6 are from the 14th century, parts 7-10 from the 15th century. Property of the Monastery of St. Gall at least since the 15th century (perhaps 1450, cf. p. 1). (sno)
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Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 131.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-csg-0384 (
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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 384: Breviarium (
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Additional literature – St. Galler Bibliotheksnetz (SGBN) - Verbundkatalog
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Document Type:
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13th century, 14th century, 15th century
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Liturgica christiana
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Neumes (staffless)
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