GRADUALE DI ALBI (XI c.)
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, ms. lat. 776
Deluxe Facsimile Edition
OMI is pleased to announce a deluxe facsimile edition of the "Albi" Gradual, a beautiful 11th-c.
chant source with Aquitanian notation. The manuscript, dated c.1079, and not published before, is
believed to be from St. Michel-de-Gaillac in southern France, near Albi, the town from which it gets
its name. It consists of 155 folios in a format of 28 x 40 cm. Besides the chants for the mass (winter-
spring temporale plus sanctorale from Advent I to Whit Sunday), it contains prosulas, offertories
with verses, and a tonary, typical of many graduals of the period.
"Gregorius presul" (sequence), fol.4v
Il cod. Bibliothèque Nationale de France lat. 776, sec. XI Graduale di Gaillac
- published by La Linea Editrice of Padua.
- state-of-the-art 4-color process printing, in the format 17.5 x 27 with black borders.
- lv, 310 pp (2 full-page illuminations & 32 decorated initials), with handsome linen binding.
- commentary, tables & bibliography by Marie-Noël Colette and Rupert Fischer.
- available in 2 editions: "Lusso" (hardbound), and 'Normale' (softbound, with abbreviated intro)
- volume 3 of the series "Codices Gregoriani". ISBN 88-439-0012-9
Special OMI price: $498
Softcover version: $324
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