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A Franciscan Choir-book, Written early in the 16th century in Italy

MS. Canon. Liturg. 216

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A Franciscan Choir-book, containing the words and music of hymns, 'Toni (fol. 102), etc. At fol. 168v is a diagram of a hand with musical intervals, etc., depicted on it. On the inside of the last cover is a note of the name of Passerino Bonacossi lord of Mantua (d. 1319).


  • Written early in the 16th century in Italy


169 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 216

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no. 19328

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, stamped leather, contemporary Italian work


6 1/4 × 4 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom