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Llibre vermell — The Red Book of Montserrat

[Montserrat, Bibl. del Monasterio, cód. 1]

Llibre vermell

Berlin, 2022. 14.5 x 21 cm, xiii, 136, [30] pp. Full-color reproduction in reduced format of LLibre vermell (the “Red Book”). For musicians the jewels in this ms are the 10 pieces for 1 to 3 voices in mensural notation with coloration in red ink, including 3 caça (caccia), 1 ballada a ball redon, 3 dances and 3 cantilenas, all dating from the end of the 14th and early 15th century. Includes a description of the manuscript and purpose of the repertoire, texts of the pieces and English translations. Forward: Eckart Rahn; Introduction: Winsome Evans. Wrappers. $30

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