Graduale Sarisburiense

Library:
British Library
Language:
Latin
City:
LONDON, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
Ms. Add. 12194et al. (see notes to the Facsimile, below)
Alternate Names:
Gregorian gradual - Sarum Gradual -- Salisbury Gradual
Dimensions:
large folio manuscripts --
Date Description:
Between 1203 and 1219
Content:
note : this manuscript is the earliest of the known Sarum Graduals.
Hand:
Gothic bookhand
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Pen flourished initials, most often 2 lines high with flourish extending into margin -- Some historiated initials and marginalia in the later supplementary material
Musical Notation:
Yes
Call Number:
Hesburgh Library Music Collection (2nd Floor) M 2 .P698 1966 This is a reprint of Hesburgh Library Music Collection (2nd Floor) M 2 .P698 1894 (which is in a preservation box)
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
monochrome -- reproduces only the text block -- see p. xxxv for details on the content of this composite facsimile --
Publication Date:
1894
Place of Publication:
London, Great Britain
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch
Notes:
see p. xxxv for details on the content of this composite facsimile. The 1966 reprint contains full-size reproductions of the images in the earlier facsimile excepts for a few pages listed on the reverse of the title page (the obvious difference in size from the earlier facsimile is due to the wide white margins in the 1894 edition, which reproduces only the text block of the large folio manuscripts). Other names: Walter Howard Frere -- Part III of the Introduction lists the contents of the Gradual, and related materials from other manuscripts --
Bibliography:
Catalogue of Additions to the Manuscripts in the British Museum (1841-1845), p. 50.
Type of Text:
chant, gradual, liturgical, religious