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Medieval manuscripts for Mass and Office a guide to their organization and terminology by Andrew Hughes

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, London .
Written in English

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Includes references.

StatementAndrew Hughes.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 470 p.
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20216196M

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No book, at least in English, has struggled with the difficulties of finding texts, chants, or other material in the liturgical manuscripts themselves, until the publication of Medieval Manuscripts for Mass and Office in Encompassing a period of several centuries, ca , this . Get this from a library! Medieval manuscripts for Mass and office: a guide to their organization and terminology. [Andrew Hughes] -- Many books discuss the theology and doctrine of the medieval liturgy: there is no dearth of information on the history of the liturgy, the structure and development of individual services, and there. Get this from a library! Medieval manuscripts for mass and office: a guide to their organization and terminology. [Andrew Hughes]. The book of hours is a Christian devotional book popular in the Middle is the most common type of surviving medieval illuminated every manuscript, each manuscript book of hours is unique in one way or another, but most contain a similar collection of texts, prayers and psalms, often with appropriate decorations, for Christian devotion.

Apr 03,  · John Tonkin Department of History University of Western Australia Hughes, Andrew, Medieval Manuscripts for Mass and Office: A Guide to their Organization and Terminology, Toronto and Buffalo, University of Toronto Press, rpt., ; paper; pp. xl, ; R.R.P. US$ University of Toronto Press, Soft cover. Very good / No jacket. Item # ISBN: A few light stains on outside edges of pages, . Manuscript Basics Guide | Glossary. A “manuscript” is a book written and produced by hand. During the Middle Ages, before the advent of printing in the fifteenth century, all books were manuscripts, a term which derives from the Latin phrase manu scriptus or “written by hand.” Because medieval manuscripts are handmade, each book is unique, and each one has a story to tell. Hymn for the Office of St. Joseph Calasanctius; here longer than the three stanzas printed in Venturi, , p. , where it is attributed to Raimundo Ribera. ff. 9v, Ad Magnificat Ant., ; The book opens with the Mass and Office of the founding saint of the Piarist order, St. Joseph Calasanctius.

Sep 25,  · Of the 12 manuscripts investigated by him in his delightful, absorbing book, only one – the medieval Hours of Jeanne de Navarre – is preserved today in the country where it was created. Home Rare Books A Beginner's Guide to Medieval Manuscripts. A Beginner's Guide to Medieval Manuscripts. It was the book from which medieval children were taught to read. It was a text which most people knew by heart. It was a picture book, then and now. Luxurious examples that are widely known include the Très Riches Heures for Jean, Duke. The acquisition of medieval liturgical chant manuscripts that trace the history of music notation as it evolved over half a millennium, became a major collection priority in the Music Division beginning in the s. One century later, we are fortunate to feature in this digital presentation over fifty of our chant manuscripts (e.g., antiphonaries, graduals, processionals, etc.) containing. Due to the complex church system of rituals and worship these books were the most elegantly written and finely decorated of all medieval manuscripts. Liturgical books usually came in two varieties. Those used during mass and those for divine office. Most liturgical books came with a calendar in the front.