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

Siglum
US-NYcub Plimpton 41
Century
Date range
1450-1475
Provenance
Order
Male/Female
Notation
Differentiae type
Information on differentia

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 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-).

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

Contains 31 unique differentiae
Diff. ID Melodic transcription Mode Old code
69b 1--h-h-g-f-gh-gf--4 Mode 1 F1, F1b
64b 1--h-h-g-f-g-h--4 Mode 1 A3
75p 1--h-h-g-f-gfe-d--4 Mode 1 D4
66d 1--h-h-g-f-gh-g--4 Mode 1 G2a
76a 1--h-h-g-f-gf-gh--4 Mode 1 A5
72b 1--h-h-g-f-gh-gfed--4 Mode 1 D5
74d 1--h-h-hg-f-gf-d--4 Mode 1 D2
152f 1--f-f-f-fe-cd-d--4 Mode 2 D3
150e 1--f-f-f-f-cd-d--4 Mode 2 D3c, D2
150d 1--f-f-f-f-c-d--4 Mode 2 D3a
152c 1--f-f-f-e-cd-d--4 Mode 2 D1
152b 1--f-f-f-e-c-d--4 Mode 2 D3b
97j 1--k-k-k-h-kj-h--4 Mode 3 A2a
102c 1--k-k-kj-hj-h-gh--4 Mode 3 A5
97a 1--k-k-k-h-k-jh--4 Mode 3 A2
101b 1--k-k-kj-hj-h-g--4 Mode 3 G3, G3a
28a 1--h-g-h-j-g-ef--4 Mode 4 F3
19e 1--h-g-h-jh-g-fe--4 Mode 4 E1
19g 1--h-hg-h-jh-gf-e--4 Mode 4 E1c
15c 1--h-g-h-jh-g-e--4 Mode 4 E1a
27a 1--h-g-h-j-g-e--4 Mode 4 E2, E2a
19a 1--h-g-h-jh-gf-e--4 Mode 4 E1b
129a 1--k-k-l-j-k-h--4 Mode 5 A4
T7aA 1--m-m-k-lm-l-k--4 Mode 6 F1a
7a 1--h-h-f-gh-g-f--4 Mode 6 F1a
148b 1--l-l-m-l-k-lk--4 Mode 7 C1a
143b 1--l-l-m-l-k-jh--4 Mode 7 A1
147a 1--l-l-m-l-k-l--4 Mode 7 D6
144a 1--l-l-m-l-k-jk--4 Mode 7 C1
99d 1--k-k-h-k-l-k--4 Mode 8 C3, C3a
118a 1--k-k-j-k-h-g--4 Mode 8 G1