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

A-LIs 290
Differentiae type
Information on differentia

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 Manuscript 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.

Contains 15 unique differentiae
Diff. ID Melodic transcription Mode Old code
64c 1--h-h-g-f-g-gh--4 Mode 1 3
66r 1--h-h-hg-gf-gh-g--4 Mode 1 1
64i 1--h-h-hg-gf-g-gh--4 Mode 1 2
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
135b 1--k-k-k-k-kl-k--4 Mode 8 3
118a 1--k-k-j-k-h-g--4 Mode 8 1
120a 1--k-k-j-k-h-ghg--4 Mode 8 4
211a 1--k-k-j-kj-h-ghg--4 Mode 8 2
123a 1--k-k-j-kj-h-g--4 Mode 8 5