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Manuscripts, Medieval -- Scotland

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Medieval Manuscripts created in Scotland.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

MS 64: Dunkeld Music Book , 16th century

Identifier: MS 64
Contents This manuscript contains music scores and lyrics for religious songs, and it is a good example of the polyphonic music of the 16th century. The book was originally 5 different volumes (one for each different voice) that were bound together, and now it has 6 folios of thick vellum at the beginning and end, and between each volume. Each volume has a similar lay-out: the first part has several motets and antiphons, mostly in honour of the Virgin Mary. The last part has one to three settings of...
Dates: 16th century