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Cambridge University Library; Taylor-Schechter Genizah collection
Folio or Page Nr
Neume Notation Family
Notation Genus :
Notation Species :
Early Date >=
Late Date <=
Date Description :
early 12th century
Short Description of the Source :
Part of a piyyut [medieval Hebrew liturgical poetry], with neumel notation written by Ovadiah Ha-Ger (Obadiah the Proselyte). He apparently was an Italian monk who converted to Judaism.
height suggests pitch
clef fixes the semitone
Source has pitch letters
Resource metadata URL (if available) :
Hierarchical Place of Origin
(country, region, monastery) :
Peculiarities in the Source,
or problems in the metadata :
Italian neume notation on a Hebrew text. Reading
order is from right-to-left.
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