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Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Einsiedeln
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Stiftsbibliothek
Settlement, shelfmark:
Settlement, shelfmark
Codex 611(89)
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Antiphonarium pro Ecclesia Einsidlensi
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 280 ff. · 32 x 22 cm · Einsiedeln · 14th century (prior to 1314)
Language:
Language
Latin
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
It is highly likely that this codex is the original transcription of the neumed manuscript in the hand of Guido von Arezzo commissioned by Abbot Johannes I of Schwanden shortly before 1314. The calligraphic copies found in the other "Schwanden codices" were then produced following this source. Evidence of heavy use indicates that these manuscripts remained in use into the 17th century, that is, until the liturgical reform of the Council of Trent. The forms used are from the Alemannic choral dialect, which is still sung in Einsiedeln today. (lan)
Standard description:
Standard description
P. Odo Lang OSB, Katalog der Handschriften in der Stiftsbibliothek Einsiedeln, Zweiter Teil, Codices 501-1318, Basel 2009, S. 148-149.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-sbe-0611
Permanent link:
Permanent link
http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/sbe/0611
IIIF Manifest URL:
IIIF Manifest URL
http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/sbe-0611/manifest.json
How to quote:
How to quote
Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 611(89): Antiphonarium pro Ecclesia Einsidlensi (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/sbe/0611).
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Kjaergaard, Mette R. "CANTUS Inventory and Brief Analysis of an Antiphoner: Einsiedeln Codex 611." M.A. Thesis, The University of Western Ontario, 1996.

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