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St. Gallen
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Cod. Sang. 1760
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Antiphonarium officii for the St. Gall Abbey Church, summer portion
Paper · IV + 462 pp. · 50 × 35,5 cm · St. Gall Abbey (F. Martin ab Yberg; F. Notker Grögle) · 1770
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Summer portion of a large-format antiphonary in two volumes (winter portion in Cod. Sang. 1759) for the Liturgy of the Hours of the monks of St. Gall, written in the year 1770 (chronogram in silver on the frontispiece) by the St. Gall monk Martin ab Yberg (1741−1777) and richly illustrated with small watercolor paintings surrounded by flowery rococo frames by Father Notker Grögle (1740−1816). This volume, decorated with splendid baroque brass fittings, contains the chants of the monks of St. Gall for the Liturgy of the Hours on feasts of Jesus Christ and of the saints between Pentecost and the last Sunday after Pentecost. It contains the parts Proprium de tempore (pp. 1113), Proprium sanctorum (pp. 114353) and Commune sanctorum (pp. 354400). These are followed by suffrages and by antiphons and responsories for workdays (pp. 401431). Chants for the feast days of St. Joachim and of the Archangel Raphael are added (pp. 432440). The melodies are written in Gothic German plainsong notation (“Hufnagelnotation”) on five lines. This volume came to the Abbey Library from the choir library of St. Gallen Cathedral in 1930. (smu)
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Scarpatetti Beat Matthias von, Die Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Codices 1726-1984 (14.-19. Jahrhundert), Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen 1983, S. 30-31.
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10.5076/e-codices-csg-1760 (
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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 1760: Antiphonarium officii for the St. Gall Abbey Church, summer portion (
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