Detail View: Medieval Document Collection: Gradual Leaf

Identifier: 
exwsms109_bk
Manuscript Identifier: 
MS 109
Title: 
Gradual Leaf
Alternative Title: 
MS 109
Incipit: 
Kyrie leyson
Origin Date: 
ca. 1400-1450
Origin Location: 
Italy?
Description: 
Fifteenth-century, possibly Italian portion of a Gradual; the Kyrie followed by the Gloria of the Ordinary Mass.
Provenance: 
Unknown provenance, paleographic evidence suggests the leaf comes from a manuscript that was probably written in the first half of the fifteenth century in Italy. Possibly loaned to the WMU library school through Jean Lowrie from the Gethsemani Abbey Library of Kentucky in 1974. Now permanently held by Special Collections, Waldo Library.
Extent: 
single leaf
Subject: 
Catholic Church--Liturgy--Texts--Early works to 1800
Subject: 
Graduals (Liturgical books)--Early works to 1800
Subject: 
Manuscripts, Latin--Italy
Subject: 
Graduals (Chants)
Language: 
lat
Dimensions: 
345 x 255 mm
Material: 
parchment
Foliation: 
“225” on verso
Binding: 
Modern red, wooden frame (375 x 285 mm)
Decoration Description: 
2-line blue-and-red pen flourished initials.
Description of Hands: 
southern textualis formata (rotunda)
Musical Notation: 
4-line red staves with square musical notation
Is Part Of: 
Manuscript 109, Western Michigan University Special Collections
Is Part Of: 
Medieval Document Collection
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Date-Issued: 
2015
Type: 
Text
Format: 
image/jp2
Rights: 
Copyright 2015 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, all rights reserved. The digital version is available for educational use under 'Fair Use' guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries, Digitization Center: lib-dc@wmich.edu