Title of Work
Martyrology and Obituary of Chartres
Title of Image
Chartres, BM, MS n.a. 4, f. 96r
Date
eleventh century
Description
Usuard, Martyrology
Calendar: Explicit of the Martyrology.
At the bottom of this folio is the beginning of the chant for the Office of St. Gilles, and shows the Antiphon for the Magnificat from First Vespers. For a transcription of the music into Gregorian notation, see image FCMNA4TG001.
The musical structure for the Office of St. Giles is comprised of First Vespers, Matins, Lauds, and Second Vespers. For First and Second Vespers, this manuscript provides only the Antiphons for the Magnificat. The principal components for Matins, consisting of the Invitatory and three Nocturns, each with three Antiphons following the psalms, and three Responds following the lessons, are complete. Lauds is complete with five Antiphons for the psalms and an Antiphon for the Benedictus.
Country
France
Location
Chartres
Type of Work
Manuscript
Subtype of Work
Illuminated
Material
Parchment
Subject
Cathédrale de Chartres--Pictorial works.;Church decoration and ornament--France--Chartres--Pictorial works.;Church architecture--France--Chartres--Pictorial works.;Christian art and symbolism--France--Chartres--Medieval, 500-1500--Pictorial works.
Bibliography
Photographer
Philip Maye
Copyright
Identifier
FCMNA4F096R

Chartres: Cathedral of Notre-Dame

Chartres, BM, MS n.a. 4, f. 96r

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