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[compiled by Johannes Franciscus Preottonus]. (statement of responsibility)
Title from: Census of medieval and renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada.
F. 47r: Venice; f. 155r: Piacenza.
Black and red square chant notation and black mensural notation.
Four or five line staves.
Original dark brown leather covers over pasteboard lined with two ff. of a twelfth c. ms. of Latin sermons.
The [13] leaves, 3rd sequence of foliation, are blank.
Contents from: Census of medieval and renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada.
Purchase; Walter Toscanini; 1932. (acquisition)
Table of planets, in Italian (ff. [1-2]) -- Ratio paschalis, table for finding Easter, 1400-1931 (ff. [4r.-6v.]) -- De aureo numero versus (ff. [7r.-11r.]) -- Table of contents (ff. [11v.-13r.]) -- Lucidarium / Marchetus de Padua (ff. 1r.-47r.) -- De practica arte mensurabilis cantus / Johannes de Muris (ff. 47v.-56r.) -- De musica plana / Johannes de Garlandia (ff. 56r.-70v.) -- Regulae utiles in cantu plano (ff. 70r.-70v.) -- Mensurabilis cantus / Aegidius de Murino (ff. 70v.-79r.) -- Hec est manus Boetii (f. 80v.) -- De arte contrapuncti / Italian translation by Johannes Franciscus de Preotonibus, of Pavia (ff. 81r.-94v.) ; Uno breve compendio in l'arte del contrapuncto / Johannes de Anglia (ff. 94v.-95v.) -- Brevis summula de arte mensurabilis cantus (ff. 96r.-98r.) -- Nine Latin verses on the scale / Guido Aretinus (f. 98r.) -- Figurae notarum (ff. 98v.-100r.) -- Ratio Guidonis monachi with a Guidonian hand (ff. 100v.-102v.) -- Tractatus fratris Petri de Sancto Dionisio : Musica est scientia bene modulandi ... Explicit Ars cantus fratris Petri de Sancto Dionisio quam scripsit don Jo. Franc. Preottonus de Papia (ff. 102v.-109r.) -- Examples of music for three voices (ff. 109v.-110v.) -- De arte contrapuncti / Johannes de Muris (ff. 112r.-118v.) -- Examples of vocal music (ff. 119v.-128r.) -- La raxone e le questione de la lettera canzelarescha (ff. 128v.-133r.) -- Micrologus (ff. 138r.-155r.) ; Antiphonarium, incomplete (ff. 155v.-157v.) ; Epistola, incomplete (ff. 157v.-159r.) / Guido Aretinus -- Calmetta, 6 verses of a poem in Italian (f. 160r.) -- Rithimi / Guido Aretinus (ff. 165r.-172v.) -- Diuretic recipe in Italian (f. 187v.).



Preottonus, Johannes Franciscus -- active 15th century
Muris, Johannes de -- approximately 1300-approximately 1350
Hothby, John -- approximately 1430-1487
Muris, Johannes de -- approximately 1300-approximately 1350


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