Munich, Germany, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Musica MS 38 (olim H.C.47; = MaiM 59)

Provenance: Probably begun in Vienna, for use by the imperial court chapel of Maximilian I (1459-1519). Brought to Munich by Ludwig Senfl c. 1523, when he began serving at the court chapel of Wilhelm IV, Duke of Bavaria (1493-1550). At Munich, fascicles assembled in present order, title page added, and volume bound in present covers. Kept in Hofkapelle library until end of 18th century, then transferred to ducal court library, whose holdings formed foundation of present Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.


c. 1531, Munich, Germany
white leather over pasteboard, with clasps
Decoration: stamped with ornamental designs
Attributed to Schinnagl, Hans