Linz, Oberösterreichische Landesbibliothek, 290 (olim 183; Gamma p.19)


A-LIs 290
Monastic order or cathedral
Differentia type
Information on differentiae

Differentiae are written in the margins of the manuscript, with Roman numeral indications for the mode of each differentia. differentiae were not indexed in the original Cantus index. For the rationale of the transcription of adiastematic neumed differentiae into pitched notation, see Rebecca Shaw's thesis.


Czernin, Martin. Inventory of Linz, Oberösterreichische Landesbibliothek, 290 (olim 183; Gamma p.19). Edited by Keith Glaeske. In: Cantus: A Database for Latin Ecclesiastical Chant: Inventories of Chant Sources. Directed by Debra Lacoste (2011-), Terence Bailey (1997-2010), and Ruth Steiner (1987-1996). Web developer, Jan Kolácek (2011-).

Catholic Church, and Martin Czernin. Linz, Upper Austrian State Library (olim Bundesstaatliche Studienbibliothek), codex 290 (183). Facsimile. Ottawa, Canada: Institute of Mediaeval Music, 2006.

Indexing notes

Standardized manuscript tonary completed by Rebecca Shaw (Dalhousie University) on March 17, 2018. Edited by Jennifer Bain, Sister Ilaria Culshaw, Lucia Denk, Andrea Klassen, and Brayden Olson (Dalhousie University) on August 29, 2019.

Contains 16 unique differentiae

Diff. ID Melodic transcription Mode Old code
66r 1--h-h-hg-gf-gh-g--4 Mode 1 1
64i 1--h-h-hg-gf-g-gh--4 Mode 1 2
64c 1--h-h-g-f-g-gh--4 Mode 1 3
52a 1--h-h-h-g-h-g--4 Mode 1 4
150e 1--f-f-f-f-cd-d--4 Mode 2 1
27a 1--h-g-h-j-g-e--4 Mode 4 1
28a 1--h-g-h-j-g-ef--4 Mode 4 2
7a 1--h-h-f-gh-g-f--4 Mode 6 1
143b 1--l-l-m-l-k-jh--4 Mode 7 1
144a 1--l-l-m-l-k-jk--4 Mode 7 2
142a 1--l-l-m-l-k-j--4 Mode 7 3
118a 1--k-k-j-k-h-g--4 Mode 8 1
211a 1--k-k-j-kj-h-ghg--4 Mode 8 2
135b 1--k-k-k-k-kl-k--4 Mode 8 3
120a 1--k-k-j-k-h-ghg--4 Mode 8 4
123a 1--k-k-j-kj-h-g--4 Mode 8 5