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Mount Athos (Greece)
MS Athos, Laura Gamma 67
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Date Description :
early 11th century.
Short Description of the Source :
The 'Chartres fragment'. (Incipit, Ἡ σοφία τοῦ Θεοῦ, means 'The wisdom of God'.)
height suggests pitch
clef fixes the semitone
Source has pitch letters
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Sticheron Ἡ σοφία τοῦ Θεοῦ (He sophia tou theou) of the fourth plagal mode. Destroyed during the bombing of Chartres in May 1944. Most of the fragment was photographed before that. A microfilm is kept in the Monumenta Musicae Byzantinae collection.
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