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Archive
Name
Mount Athos (Greece)
MS Nr
MS Athos, Laura Gamma 67
Folio or Page Nr
f. 65v
Discipline
Eastern
Neume Notation Family
Middle Byzantine
Notation Genus :
N/A
Notation Species :
N/A
Early Date >= a.d.
1000
Late Date <= a.d.
1050
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
no
clef fixes the semitone
no
Source has pitch letters
no
Resource metadata URL (if available) :
SeqNr
40
Hierarchical Place of Origin (country, region, monastery) :
Greece {?}.
Peculiarities in the Source, or problems in the metadata :
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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