New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Plimpton MS 041

Siglum

US-NYcub Plimpton 41
Century
Date range
1450-1475
Provenance
Monastic order or cathedral
Male/Female
Notation
Differentia type
Information on differentiae

In the original Cantus index for this manuscript, differentiae were assigned a two-digit code that identified the last note of each differentiae and used a number to distinguish between differentiae in the same mode that shared the same last note.

Sources

Boynton, Susan. Inventory of New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Plimpton MS 041. 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-).

Images: Antiphonal, Plimpton MS 41, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University

Indexing notes

Standardized manuscript tonary completed by Rebecca Shaw (Dalhousie University) on December 13, 2018. Edited by Jennifer Bain, Sister Ilaria Culshaw, Lucia Denk, and Brayden Olson (Dalhousie University) on September 13, 2019.

Contains 31 unique differentiae

Diff. ID Melodic transcription Mode Old code
64b 1--h-h-g-f-g-h--4 Mode 1 A3
76a 1--h-h-g-f-gf-gh--4 Mode 1 A5
74c 1--h-h-g-f-gf-d--4 Mode 1 D2
75p 1--h-h-g-f-gfe-d--4 Mode 1 D4
72b 1--h-h-g-f-gh-gfed--4 Mode 1 D5
69b 1--h-h-g-f-gh-gf--4 Mode 1 F1
66d 1--h-h-g-f-gh-g--4 Mode 1 G2a
152c 1--f-f-f-e-cd-d--4 Mode 2 D1
152f 1--f-f-f-fe-cd-d--4 Mode 2 D3
150d 1--f-f-f-f-c-d--4 Mode 2 D3a
152b 1--f-f-f-e-c-d--4 Mode 2 D3b
150e 1--f-f-f-f-cd-d--4 Mode 2 D3c
97a 1--k-k-k-h-k-jh--4 Mode 3 A2
97j 1--k-k-k-h-kj-h--4 Mode 3 A2a
102c 1--k-k-kj-hj-h-gh--4 Mode 3 A5
101b 1--k-k-kj-hj-h-g--4 Mode 3 G3
19e 1--h-g-h-jh-g-fe--4 Mode 4 E1
15c 1--h-g-h-jh-g-e--4 Mode 4 E1a
19a 1--h-g-h-jh-gf-e--4 Mode 4 E1b
19g 1--h-hg-h-jh-gf-e--4 Mode 4 E1c
27a 1--h-g-h-j-g-e--4 Mode 4 E2
28a 1--h-g-h-j-g-ef--4 Mode 4 F3
129a 1--k-k-l-j-k-h--4 Mode 5 A4
7a 1--h-h-f-gh-g-f--4 Mode 6 F1a
T7aA 1--m-m-k-lm-l-k--4 Mode 6 F1a
143b 1--l-l-m-l-k-jh--4 Mode 7 A1
144a 1--l-l-m-l-k-jk--4 Mode 7 C1
148b 1--l-l-m-l-k-lk--4 Mode 7 C1a
147a 1--l-l-m-l-k-l--4 Mode 7 D6
99d 1--k-k-h-k-l-k--4 Mode 8 C3
118a 1--k-k-j-k-h-g--4 Mode 8 G1