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Choir book written in Spain, 1733

MS. Lat. liturg. b. 15
Held at the Weston Library

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Choir book written in Spain, on parchment, including music for a mixture of masses and offices, square notation on staves of five red lines, bar lines, some painted initials:

  1. (fols. 1-10) sequence Dies Irae for All Souls Day;
  2. (fols. 10v-40, 41-42, 42v-44, 44v-46, 46v-52) offices for Christmas Day, Stephen, John the Evangelist, Holy Innocents, Name of Jesus and Epiphany;
  3. (fols. 55-63) Mass of the Passion;
  4. (fols. 63v-71) hymn for Lauds of Epiphany;
  5. (fols. 72-75) Mass of S. Aloysius Gonzaga;
  6. (fols. 76-77) introit for Mass of Ash Wednesday.

Pächt & Alexander iii, no. 1337.


  • Creation: 1733


77 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Lat. liturg. b. 15

Custodial History

Inscribed (fol. 1) 'Mando hacer este libro la Señora d. Beatriz Velasquez siendo Vicaria en este Convento de N. P. S. Bernardo. Año 1733'.

Physical Facet

Blind-stamped calf over wooden boards, brass fittings, the front pastedown (now fol. i) parts of two leaves from a 15th-16th cent. gradual

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom