Choir Book Manuscript: Istorum est enim

Choir Book Manuscript Front (recto) side - Ink on vellum this piece is 22.5 x 34 inches
Choir Book Manuscript Back (verso) side - Ink on vellum this piece is 22.5 x 34 inches

Building

Center

Campus Location

Basement, Archives

Date

Monday, January 1, 1540

Artist/Creator

Unknown

Media

Drawing

Media Details

Ink on vellum

Size

22.5 x 34 inches

Description/Artist Statement

The music manuscript "Istorum est enim" consists of one vellum leaf (2 pages) from a 16th century choir book containing portions

of a Roman Catholic Mass. The manuscript contains five lines of Latin text with two decorated initials. The music consists of square notations on red 5-line staves.