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Leaf from a troper on the occasion of the Feast of John the Baptist

 Collection — Shared box: 2514 (vellum)
Collection BC-2021-041: Leaf from a troper on the occasion of the Feast of John the Baptist


  • Creation: probably between 1500 and 1540

Scope and Contents

Leaf from a troper, containing the end of the sequence "Hodierna dies veneranda" and concluding on the verso with the sequence for Ss. Peter and Paul "Isti sunt duae olivae ...". Four-line staff ruled in red.

Language of Materials

In Latin; written in a Gothic rotunda book script; music: neumatic notation.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical / Historical

Manuscript leaf from a Latin troper, written on parchment. Produced before the Council of Trent and not in Spain, according to Michael Noone, Chairperson and Professor in the Music Department at Boston College.


1 Volumes (1 leaf) : parchment, music ; 248 x 227 mm


Gift of Alexander Damon Rosati in 2021.

Processing Information

Title supplied by cataloger.

Leaf from a Troper on the Occasion of the Feast of John the Baptist
probably between 1500 and 1540
Marc Only
Noah Sheola
Description rules
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States