• Kratēmatarion

Publisher:
  • [14--]
Text language:
  • In Byzantine neumes.
Contributor:
  • Glykys, Iōannēs.
  • Kladas, Iōannēs, ho Lampadarios, 14th cent
  • Klovas, Nikolaos
  • Koukouzelēs, Iōannēs.
Title:
  • Kratēmatarion
Extent:
  • 87 leaves : paper ; 215 x 150 (150 x 95) mm bound to 220 x 153 mm
Format:
  • Manuscript
  • Book
Type:
  • Hymns
  • Manuscripts
Description:
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title supplied by the cataloger.
  • Physical description: 13 double lines per page; written in middle-Byzantine music notation in brown-black and red ink on European paper, probably Italian. The watermark is a dragon (basilic), similar to Dieter and Johanna Harlfinger, "Wasserzeichen aus griechischen Handschriften" (Berlin. 1974), no. 21 (1445) ; large initial letters in red ink; 87 unnumbered folia; marginal notes; first and last pages incomplete.
Subject:
  • Orthodox Eastern Church—Hymns—15th century
  • Orthodox Eastern Church—Liturgy—15th century
  • Byzantine chants—15th century
  • Church music—Orthodox Eastern Church
  • Hymns, Greek—15th century
  • Music, Byzantine—Manuscripts
  • Neumes—15th century
  • Sacred vocal music—Greece—15th century
  • Composers—Greece—15th century—Manuscripts
Binding note:
  • Bound in the Preservation office, 2009.
Source acquisition:
  • Purchase: by Kenneth and Brooks E. Levy in Greece. AM 2009-32.
Date:
  • 1400-1499
Abstract:
  • Greek music manuscript containing a collection of kratēmata (sing. kratēma) (kalophonic compositions). Included are Teretismata by the following composers: "Iōannē Koukouzelē," "Iōannē Lampadarē", "tou Klouva" (fol. 26r), and "tou Glykeōs." Some of the titles for kratēmata found in the manuscript are: persios (Persian), aēdōn (nightngale), polemikos (polemic), tetraphonos or ēchēma, plagios, megalon sēmantron (elongated bell), entechnon (artistic), dyskolon (difficult), trochos, phthorikon, and tou vasileōs.
Location:
  • HSVM Princeton MS. 209
  • HSVM Electronic Resource
  • ELF1 Princeton MS. 209
  • ELF1 Electronic Resource
Identifier:
  • ark:/88435/5m60qw77s
Edm rights:
  • No Known Copyright
Language:
  • Greek, Modern (1453-)
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Range label:
  • Logical