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St. Gallen
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Cod. Sang. 461
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Fridolin Sicher’s Song Book
Parchment · 94 pp. · 17.5 x 14 cm · Monastery of St. Gall (Fridolin Sicher) · before 1545
Latin, French, Italian, Flemish
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
Song collection of St. Gall organist Fridolin Sicher; 49 songs for three to five voices in 16th century mensural notation without texts. Among the composers are, among others, Alexander Agricola, Loyset Compère, Josquin Desprez and Jacob Obrecht. Several pieces give the name of the composer and the beginning of the text (in French, Italian, Flemish or Latin). Usually one piece fills a double page, less frequently all (three or four) voices are arranged on a single page (dor)
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Scarpatetti Beat Matthias von, Die Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Bd. 2: Abt. III/2: Codices 450-546: Liturgica, Libri precum, deutsche Gebetbücher, Spiritualia, Musikhandschriften 9.-16. Jahrhundert, Wiesbaden 2008, S. 37-39.
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Additional description:
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Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 152.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
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10.5076/e-codices-csg-0461 (
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Additional literature – St. Galler Bibliotheksnetz (SGBN) - Verbundkatalog
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