Bologna, Italy, Museo internazionale e biblioteca della musica di Bologna, MS Q 21

Provenance: In the 17th century in the possession of Giuseppe Rasimus (Rasino) in Ravenna and/or Monte Cassino (inscription on f. 1v of discantus: 'Est S. Vitalis de Rav.[enn]a ad usum Rev. mi P.[atris] D. Josephi de Rav.[enn]a / Abbatis Cassin.[ensis] 2741'). Subsequently acquired by Padre Martini.


c. 1525, Florence, Italy
dark brown leather over pasteboard
Decoration: tooling and floral stamps with gold, with stamp of voice part ('C C', 'A A', 'T T', 'B B')
golden brown edges
Endpapers: front and back: 1 endpaper with pastedown
Modern binding using original covers. Restoration by 'Restauro del Libro Santa Maria del Monte Cesena'