[Italian 15th Century Gradual]

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Call number:  M2148.L4 I8 1400

Description: leaves 37, 42; Vellum; 42 cm

Summary: Two leaves from the same Liturgical manuscript, a Gradual with musical notation and Latin text. Red staves with black notes and script in littera textualis. Large initial letters in blue and red. Leaf 37, Dies Sanctifictus, Leaf 42, Gradual Ps. 44.3, 2. Italian 15th century.

This is all the information the UBC Rare Books and Special Collections knows about these two fragmentary manuscript leaves. Their precise provenance is unknown. What other things can we learn about these pages through research on the medieval gradual and observation of the physical items?

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