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Archive
Name
Cambridge University Library; Taylor-Schechter Genizah collection
MS Nr
T-S K5.41
Folio or Page Nr
N/A
Discipline
Anomalous
Neume Notation Family
Hebrew
Notation Genus :
N/A
Notation Species :
N/A
Early Date >= a.d.
1100
Late Date <= a.d.
1150
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
yes
clef fixes the semitone
yes
Source has pitch letters
no
Resource metadata URL (if available) :
N/A
SeqNr
19
Hierarchical Place of Origin (country, region, monastery) :
Egypt: Cairo.
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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