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Bologna Q15 : the making and remaking of a musical manuscript : introductory study and facsimile edition

Libreria Musicale Italiana 2008


This manuscript is the largest international anthology of polyphonic music of the early 15th century. It was compiled in the Veneto, in Padua in the early 1420s (stage I) and Vicenza in the early 1430s (stages II-III), all copied by a single scribe between 1420 and 1435. The three illuminations are an unusual luxury for a musical manuscript at this period. [...]