Laude spirituali

Record ID: 
77151
Accession number: 
MS B.25
Title: 
Laude spirituali
Created: 
Northern Italy, between 1450 and 1475.
Binding: 
Original blind-stamped black goatskin over wooden boards.
Credit: 
Bequest of Curt F. Bühler; 1985.
Description: 
107 leaves (varying number of columns and lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 166 x 118 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by Curt F. Bühler in July 1957 from Laurence Witten, New Haven (cat. 4, no. 75).
Notes: 

Ms. written and decorated in north Italy in the 3rd quarter of the 15th century.
Texts: a collection of numerous short prose tracts in Latin, Latin sermons and orisons, about seventy-five short poems in Latin and Italian, some of them "Laude," a university masque, a goliardic debate, and other texts.
Decoration: 5 diagrams, 2 filigree initials.
Musical notation: musical settings in plainsong notation on four-line staves.

Script: 
Gothic cursive, textura, humanistica cursive
Language: 
Latin and Italian
Century: 
Classification: