Bologna, Italy, Museo internazionale e biblioteca della musica di Bologna, MS Q 16 (olim 109), All folios

Physical description

Material: paper

Number of leaves: i + 156 + i

Format: upright

Page dimensions: 210 x 140

Quire structure: Text version

Title page / Frontispiece: f. 1v: two coats of arms of the Marsili family (Bologna)

Index / Table of Contents: f. 2r-7v: alphabetical index, with later additions

Colophon: f. 126v: Finis.

Non-musical texts: f. 30: short musical treatise on blank ruled page
f. 149v-151v: music treatise 'Incipit regule cantu figuratu', but almost entirely mensural notation, very little verbal text

Other devices: Original foliation brown ink top right: i-xxxiiii, xxxiiii-cxii (= 14-126), continued by very similar hand cxiii-cxiiii, cxiiii-cxxv (= 127-136, 138-141), then later hand(s) cxxvi-cxxxvi (143-153), corresponding to hand(s) in index. i-cxxv mostly highlighted with yellow wash.

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Preparation and Copying

1-126 127-153