Alamire
Foundation
IDEM
Integrated Database for Early music

Manuscript label

B-AF-ms-1 [Leuven Chansonnier]

Holding institution

Leuven - Alamire Foundation [B-AF]

Shelfmark

Leuven Chansonnier

Format (general)

codex

Format (specific)

choirbook

Category

polyphony

Content

Chansonnier containing chansons (rondeaux; virelais) and a motet

Authors / composers

[anonymous]
Barbignant
Binchois, Gilles
Busnoys, Antoine
Caron, Firminus
Compère, Loyset
Convert, P.
Du Fay, Guillaume
Fedé, Johannes
Frye, Walter
Hayne van Ghizeghem
Michelet
Morton, Robert
Mureau, Gilles
Ockeghem, Jean de

Language

French
Latin

Origin (country / region)

France [?]

Origin (city / location)

Loire Valley [?]

Date range

1450-1500 [probably ca. 1470 - 1475]

Support

parchment

Folios

95 ff.

Size

ca. 12 x 8,5 cm

Miniatures

no

Bibliographical orientation

[Alden 2010] J. Alden, Songs, Scribes, and Society: The History and Reception of the Loire Valley Chansonniers, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010.
[Burn 2017] D. Burn, 'The Leuven Chansonnier: A New Source for Late Fifteenth-Century Franco-Flemish Polyphonic Song', Journal of the Alamire Foundation, 9/1, 2017 [in press].
[Fallows 1999] D. Fallows, A Catalogue of Polyphonic Songs, 1415–1480, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1999 [with online supplement: http://personalpages.manchester.ac.uk/staff/david.fallows/appendix.pdf].

Alamire Foundation
Research Group Musicology KU Leuven

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