Utrecht St. Paul's Abbey Antiphonary Fragments


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Monastic order or cathedral
Differentia type
Information on differentiae

In the original Cantus index for this manuscript, differentiae were identified by the last note of each differentiae. If necessary, a number was used to distinguish between differentiae in the same mode that shared the same last note. differentiae that only varied in terms of repeated notes, liquescents, and/or neumation were assigned a lower-case letter as a suffix.


Lousberg, Leo. Inventory of Utrecht St. Paul's Abbey Antiphonary Fragments. 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: Antifonarium (fragmenten), Hs. fr. 4.3., Utrecht University Repository

Indexing notes

Standardized manuscript tonary completed by Rebecca Shaw (Dalhousie University) on August 11, 2018. Edited by Jennifer Bain, Sister Ilaria Culshaw, and Lucia Denk (Dalhousie University) on July 24, 2019 and Rebecca Shaw on August 7, 2019.

Contains 14 unique differentiae

Diff. ID Melodic transcription Mode Old code
67c 1--h-h-g-f-gh-gh--4 Mode 1 A
66d 1--h-h-g-f-gh-g--4 Mode 1 G
66zz 1--h-h-g-f-gh-gF--4 Mode 1 Ga
102c 1--k-k-kj-hj-h-gh--4 Mode 3 A
122d 1--k-k-k-j-kj-hG--4 Mode 3 A1
48a 1--h-g-h-k-gf-ed--4 Mode 4 D
T45aB 1--m-l-m-o-l-jl--4 Mode 4 G
69k 1--h-hg-f-gh-gg-f--4 Mode 6 F
143b 1--l-l-m-l-k-jh--4 Mode 7 A
144a 1--l-l-m-l-k-jk--4 Mode 7 C
135b 1--k-k-k-k-kl-k--4 Mode 8 C
123a 1--k-k-j-kj-h-g--4 Mode 8 G
211b 1--k-k-j-kj-hG-ghg--4 Mode 8 G1
123f 1--k-k-j-kj-hG-g--4 Mode 8 Ga