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Musicae, id est artis canendi, libri duo.

Nuremberg: Johann Petreius, 1537, vdm: 550

CH-Lz (Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek)
Shelfmark: B. 466.8

CH-SO (Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek)
Shelfmark: N 191**

CZ-Pnm (Praha, Národní muzeum - České muzeum hudby, hudebně-historické oddělení)
Shelfmark: 98 A 46

D-B (Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Musikabteilung)
Shelfmark: Mus. ant. theor. H 50

Good. Some restorations.

Classification of binding:
later / modern binding
Description of binding: Yellow card binding.
Manuscript additions or corrections:

Old signature on flyleaf: "Musik E 390".


Exlibris sticker on the inside of the back cover: "EX || BIBLIOTHECA || POELCHAVIANA.||".

D-Buh (Berlin, Humboldt-Universität, Universitätsbibliothek, Zweigbibliothek Campus Nord)
Shelfmark: Vb 2505 Rara

D-Dl (Dresden, Sächsische Landesbibliothek - Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek)
Shelfmark: MB 8° 360 Rara

D-LEm (Leipzig, Stadtbibliothek - Musikbibliothek)
Shelfmark: I.4° 66

D-LEm (Leipzig, Stadtbibliothek - Musikbibliothek)
Shelfmark: I. 4° 403

D-LÜh (Lübeck, Stadtbibliothek, Musikabteilung)
Shelfmark: Musik 4° 660

D-Mbs (München, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek)
Shelfmark: 4 Mus.th. 664
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D-Ngm (Nürnberg, Germanisches National-Museum, Bibliothek)
Shelfmark: 8° M. 84r (Post. Inc.)

D-Nst (Nürnberg, Stadtbibliothek)
Shelfmark: Var. 10. 4°

D-W (Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek)
Shelfmark: 51 Musica div.

D-WRz (Weimar, Herzogin-Anna-Amalia-Bibliothek - Studienzentrum)
Shelfmark: Inc. 390 (n.4)

D-Z (Zwickau, Ratsschulbibliothek)
Shelfmark: XXIX,5

D-Z (Zwickau, Ratsschulbibliothek)
Shelfmark: XXIV,VII,II

F-Pn (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France)
Shelfmark: Rés. V. 1532 Département des Imprimés

GB-Er (Edinburgh, Reid Music Library of the University of Edinburgh)
Shelfmark: C 173

GB-Lbl (London, British Library)
Shelfmark: 556.c.4 (2)
Classification of binding:
later / modern binding
Content of composite volume:

Oratio funebris .. Camerario, Tubingae, 1537.
Caesares Garmanici descripti a Geiorgio Sabino, 1537.
Ludus de podagra in quo eius, Schöffer, 1537.
Suoetonii Tranquilli,

Manuscript additions or corrections:

1v: handwritten examples of the different mensurations.
After the final folio a canon primo bassus written by hand.
Further musical notation after the final page, showing hexachords and mutations.


The name of J. C. Pepusch is written in brown ink on the title page.

GB-Lbl (London, British Library)
Shelfmark: Hirsch I.236
Classification of binding:
later / modern binding
Manuscript additions or corrections:

p. 35/F2r: two phrases of handwritten Latin text in brown ink, at a level with the Greek words and probably explaining what they mean? “eleph [cancelled] eleñationis & depressionis” / “prodñctionem & correptionem.”
p. 105-108/P1-P2: The corners of these two pages were lost. The paper was reconstituted, and the corners of the text and music was completed in black ink. On p. 108 the third and final line of text on the bottom was completed in pencil, more modern hand. Same at pp. 113-115/Q1r-Q2r? (black ink only).


On the inside cover of the new binding, stamp with the name of James E. Matthew (19th century). Inside cover at the back of the new binding, in pencil: “Titel faksimiliert, die Bll. P1, P2, Q1, Q2 handschriftlich ergänzt. Coll. A.D.” Then on the bottom of the page: “EY/Ct Cohn 10/1/84".

GB-Ob (Oxford, Bodleian Library)
Shelfmark: Tenbury e.26Music*

GB-T (Tenbury Wells, St. Michael’s College Library)
Shelfmark: K.I. 31

I-PEc (Perugia, Biblioteca Comunale Augusta)

I-Ra (Roma, Biblioteca Angelica)

RUS-SPsc (St Petersburg, Rossijskaja nacional'naja biblioteka im. M. E. Saltykova-Ščedrina)

US-Cn (Chicago, IL, The Newberry Library)
Shelfmark: Case V 5. 396

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