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Renaissance music manuscripts on microfilm

N.B. The identification codes given in the left hand column of the table mainly follow the usage established by the Census-catalogue of manuscript sources of polyphonic music, 1400-1550 compiled by the University of Illinois Musicological Archives for Renaissance Manuscript Studies, and published by the American Institute of Musicology/Hänssler-Verlag, in 1979. Exceptions are noted.

For details regarding the content of individual manuscripts, please consult the library's copy of the Census catalogue: ML136 I5U5 1979 [reference] as well as the Sources article in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. When requesting an item from this collection, please indicate the collection's name (Renaissance source material) and the accession number or call number indicated in the last column (Microfilm number).

Census Catalogue no. MS name Source Library Microfilm no.
AugsS 4 MS Tonkunst Schletterer 4 (= SchlettKK #23) Augsburg. Staats- und Stadtbibliothek R130
BarcBC 681 MS 681 (= PedC386) Barcelona. Biblioteca Central R183
BasU F.IX.22 (a) MS F.IX.22 Basel. Universitätsbibliothek M2.U54.1512a
BerlS 40021 MS Mus. 40021 (olim Z 21) Berlin. Staatsbibliothek R120
BerlS 40026 (a) MS Mus. 40026 (olim Z 26) (L. Kleber, 1520-4) Berlin. Staatsbibliothek R120
BolC Q20 MS Q20 Bologna. Civico Museo Biblio. Musicale R30 a
BolC Q21 MS Q21 Bologna. Civico Museo Biblio. Musicale R30 b
BolC R142 MS R142 Bologna. Civico Museo Biblio. Musicale R30 c
BrusBR 215-6 MS 215-216 Brussels. Bibliothèque Royale R159
BrusBR 228 MS 228 Brussels. Bibliothèque Royale R159
BrusBR 6428 MS 6428 Brussels. Bibliothèque Royale R160
BrusBR 9126 MS 9126 Brussels. Bibliothèque Royale R161
BrusBR IV.922 (b) MS IV.922 ('Occo Codex') Brussels. Bibliothèque Royale R161
BrusBR 11239 MS 11239 Brussels. Bibliothèque Royale R161
CambraiBM 125-8 MSS 125-128 (olim 124) Cambrai. Bibliothèque Municipale R92 a,b [2 Reels]
CopKB 1848 MS Ny Kongelige Samling 1848, 2o Copenhagen. Det Kongelige Bibliotek R114
CopKB 1872 MS Gamle kongelige Samling 1872, 4o Copenhagen. Det Kongelige Bibliotek R32
CopKB 1873 MS Gamle kongelige Samling 1873, 4o Copenhagen. Det Kongelige Bibliotek R116 a,b [2 Reels]
DresSL Glashütte 5 MS Glashütte 5 (1-2) Dresden. Sächsische Landesbibliothek R163
DresSL Grimma 49 MS Grimma 49 (1-3) Dresden. Sächsische Landesbibliothek R164 a
DresSL Grimma 49 MS Grimma 49 (4-7) Dresden. Sächsische Landesbibliothek R164 b
DresSL Grimma 53 MS Grimma 53 (1-5) Dresden. Sächsische Landesbibliothek R166
DresSL Grimma 57 MS Grimma 57 (1) Dresden. Sächsische Landesbibliothek R167 a
DresSL Grimma 57 MS Grimma 57 (2-4) Dresden. Sächsische Landesbibliothek R167 a
DresSL Lübau 12 MS Löbau 12 (1-6) Dresden. Sächsischev Landesbibliothek R162 [6 Reels]
DresSL Pirna VIII MS Pirna VIII Dresden. Sächsische Landesbibliothek R162 [4 Reels]
DresSL 1/D/6 MS 1/D/6 (olim Oels 529) Dresden. Sächsische Landesbibliothek R162
EdinU 64 MS 64 (olim Db.I.7) ('Dunkeld Antiphonary') Edinburgh. University Library R24
EscSL IV.a.24 MS IV.a.24 Escorial. Real Monasterio de San ... R78
EscSL V.III.24 MS V.III.24 Escorial. Real Monasterio de San ... R79
FlorBN BR 229 MS Banco Rari 229 (olim Magliabechi XIX. 59) Florence. Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale R10
FlorBN BR 230 MS Banco Rari 230 (olim Magliabechi XIX. 141) Florence. Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale R9
FlorBN II.I.232 MS II.I.232 (olim Magliabechi XIX. 58) Florence. Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale R6
FlorBN II.I.350 MS II.I.350 (olim Magliabechi XXXVI. 113) Florence. Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale R8
FlorBN Magl. 107bis MS Magliabechi XIX. 107bis Florence. Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale M2.B47.no.107bis
FlorBN Magl. 117 MS Magliabechi XIX. 117 Florence. Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale M2.B47.no.117
FlorBN Magl. 121 MS Magliabechi XIX. 121 Florence. Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale M2.B47.no.121
FlorBN Magl. 164-7 MSS Magliabechi XIX. 164-167 Florence. Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale R11
FlorBN Magl. 176 MS Magliabechi XIX. 176 Florence. Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale M2.B47.no.176
FlorBN Magl. 178 MS Magliabechi XIX. 178 Florence. Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale M2.B47.no.178
FlorBN Panc. 27 MS Panciatichi 27 Florence. Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale M2.B482
FlorC 2441 MS Basevi 2441 Florence. Biblio. del Conservatoria... R7
FlorR 2356 MS 2356 Florence. Biblioteca Riccardiana R84
FlorR 2794 MS 2794 Florence. Biblioteca Riccardiana M2.B49.1480a
LeidGA 1442 MS 1442 (olim E; 426; 764; 865; 1007) Leiden (leyden). Gemeentearchief. Archiven van de Kerken R184 [48 fiches]
LucAS 184 MS 184 ('Lucca Codex'; 'Mancini Codex') Lucca. Archivo di Stato R4
LübBH 203 MS Mus. A 203 (a-d) Lübeck. Bibliothek der Hansestadt R126
LüneR 144 MS Mus. ant pract. K.N. 144 (1-4) Lüneburg. Ratsbücherei R123 a,b [2 Reels]
MadN 2431 MS M. 2431 (olim a.L.-2a.-27) Madrid. Biblio. Nacional, Seccion de... R44
MechAS s.s. MS s.s. Mechlin (Mechelen/Mailnes). Archief en Stadsbibliotheek. R179
MilA 46 MS E.46. Inf. Milan. Biblioteca Ambrosiana R124
MilC s.s. MS s.s. ('Tarasconi Codex'; 'Clerici Codex') Milan. Biblioteca del Conservatorio... R91
MilD 1 Librone 1 (olim 2269) Milan. Arch. della Veneranda Fabbrica... R45
MilD 2 c.1 Librone 2 (olim 2268) Milan. Arch. della Veneranda Fabbrica... R46
MilD 2 c.2 Librone 2 (olim 2268) Milan. Arch. della Veneranda Fabbrica... M2.G242.1490a.Lib.2
MilD 3 c.1 Librone 3 (olim 2267) Milan. Arch. della Veneranda Fabbrica... R47
MilD 3 c.2 Librone 3 (olim 2267) Milan. Arch. della Veneranda Fabbrica... M2.G242.1490a.Lib.3
MilD 4 Librone 4 (olim 2266) Milan. Arch. della Veneranda Fabbrica... R48
ModD 3 MS Mus III Modena. Duomo, Bibl. e Arch. Capitolare R21
ModD 4 MS Mus IV Modena. Duomo, Bibl. e Arch. Capitolare R22
ModD 9 MS Mus IX Modena. Duomo, Bibl. e Arch. Capitolare R23
ModE C.314 MS C.314 (1-7) Modena. Biblioteca Estense e Universit.. R129
ModE F.2.29 MS a.F.2.29 (Lat. 1232) Modena. Biblioteca Estense e Universit.. R129
ModE X.1.11 MS a.X.1.11 (Lat. 471; olim VI.H.15) Modena. Biblioteca Estense e Universit.. R129
MunBS 5 Musica MS 5 (olim H.C. 50; = MaiM 10) Munich. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Musiksammlung R169
MunBS 6 Musica MS 6 (= MaiM 2) Munich. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Musiksammlung R170
MunBS 7 Musica MS 7 (= MaiM 1) Munich. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Musiksammlung R171
MunBS 10 Musica MS 10 (olim H.C. 33; = MaiM 89) Munich. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Musiksammlungs R172
MunBS 12 Musica MS 12 (olim H.C. 7; = MaiM 90) Munich. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Musiksammlung R173
MunBS 13 Musica MS 13 (olim H.C. 8; = MaiM 126) Munich. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Musiksammlung R174
MunBS 19 Musica MS 19 (olim H.C. 27; = MaiM 43) Munich. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Musiksammlung R175
MunBS 1536 Musica MS 1536 (olim Lat. 16527b; = MaiM 132) Munich. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Musiksammlung R178
MunBS 3154 Musica MS 3154 (= MaiM 42) ('Chorbuch des Nikolaus Leopold") Munich. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Musiksammlung R111 [2 copies]
MunU 322-5 MS 8o 322-325 (olim Cim. 44a) Munich. Universitätsbibliothek der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität R180
MunU 326 MS 8o 326 (olim Cim. 44b) Munich. Universitätsbibliothek der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität R181
MunU 322-5 MS 4o 401 (olim Cim. 44i) Munich. Universitätsbibliothek der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität R182
NurGN 83795 MS 83795 (olim M 369m) Nuremberg. Bibliothek des Germanishen... R26
PadBC A17 MS A 17 Padua. Biblioteca Capitolare R80
PadBC D27 MS D 27 Padua. Biblioteca Capitolare R81
ParisBN 57 MS Rés. Vmc. 57 ('Nivelle de la Chaussée Chansonnier') Paris. Bibliothèque Nationale, ... R158
ParisBNC 41 Rés. F. 41 Paris. Bibliothèque Nationale, ... R156
ParisBNC 676 MS Rés. Vm7 676 Paris. Bibliothèque Nationale, ... R157
ParisBNC 851 MS Rés. Vma. 851 ('Bourdeney Manuscript') Paris. Bibliothèque Nationale, ... R154
ParisBNF 15123 MS 15123 (olim Suppl.Fr.2637) ('Pixérécourt Chansonnier') Paris. Bibliothèque Nationale, ... M2.F723.1480a
ParisBNF 1597 MS 1597 (olim Colbert 1625) ('Lorraine Chansonnier') Paris. Bibliothèque Nationale, ... M2.F72.1500a
ParisBNF 2245 MS 2245 Paris. Bibliothèque Nationale, ... M2.F722.1490a
ParisBNN 4599 MS 4599 Paris. Bibliothèque Nationale, ... R155
SevC 5-1-43 MS 5-1-43 (olim Z Tab. 135, N.ø 33) Seville. Catedral Metropolitana, Bibl... R20
SGallS 462 MS 462 ('Heer Liederbuch') Saint Gall. Stiftsbibliothek M2.S84.1510a
SGallS 463 MS 463 ('Tschudi Liederbuch') Saint Gall. Stiftsbibliothek M2.S842.1540a
SGallS 530 (a) MS 530 Saint Gall. Stiftsbibliothek M2.S845.1512a
ToleBC 10 MS B.10 Toledo. Biblioteca Capitular de la... R82
ToleBC 13 MS B.13 Toledo. Biblioteca Capitular de la... R82
ToleBC 18 MS B.18 Toledo. Biblioteca Capitular de la... R82
ToleBC 22 MS B.22 Toledo. Biblioteca Capitular de la... R82
UlmS 236 MS 236(a-d) Ulm. Münster Bibliothek, Von ... M2.U45.1530a
UppsU 76b MS Vokalmusik i Handskrift 76b Uppsala. Universitetsbiblioteket R42
UtreR 3.L.16 MS 3.L.16 ('Lerma Codex') Utrecht. Biblio. der Rijksuniversiteit R14 [Fiche]
VatC 234 MS Chigi C VIII 234 ('Chigi Codex') Vatican City. Biblioteca Apostolica... R95
VatG XII.4 MS Cappella Giulia XII 4 Vatican City. Biblioteca Apostolica... R95
VatG XIII.27 MS Capella Giulia XIII 27 ('Codex Medici') Vatican City. Biblioteca Apostolica ... M2.B425.1492a
VatS 19 MS Cappella Sistina 19 Vatican City. Biblioteca Apostolica... R95
VatS 24 MS Cappella Sistina 24 Vatican City. Biblioteca Apostolica... R94
VatS 35 MS Cappella Sistina 35 Vatican City. Biblioteca Apostolica R85
VatS 38 MS Cappella Sistina 38 Vatican City. Biblioteca Apostolica... R94
VatS 42 MS Cappella Sistina 42 Vatican City. Biblioteca Apostolica... R94
VatS 55 MS Cappella Sistina 55 Vatican City. Biblioteca Apostolica... R94
VatSM 26 MS Santa Maria Maggiore 26 (olim JJ.III.4) Vatican City. Biblioteca Apostolica... R95
VatV 11953 MS Vaticani Latini 11953 Vatican City. Biblioteca Apostolica... R95
VerBC 757 MS DCCLVII Verona. Biblioteca Capitolare M2.B53.1500a
VienNB Mus 15941 MS Mus. 15941 (olim A.N.35.H18) Vienna. Österreichishe Nationalbiblio... R25
VienNB Mus 18688 (c) MS. Mus. 18688 ('Lutebook of Stephan Crauss') Vienna. Österreichishe Nationalbiblio... * see below
WarU 2016 MS Mf. 2016 (olim Mus. 58) Warsaw. Biblioteka Uniwersytecka... R128
WashLC L25 MS M2.1.L25 Case ('Laborde Chansonnier') Washington, D.C. Library of Congress M2.C429
WashLC M6 MS M2.1.M6 Case ('Wolffheim Fragment') Washington, D.C. Library of Congress M2.L5
WrocU 40 MS Brieger Musikaliensammlung K 40 Wroclaw (Breslau). Biblioteka Uniwers... R93
WrocU 54 MS Brieger Musikaliensammlung K 54 Wroclaw (Breslau). Biblioteka Uniwers... R93

 

(a) = See New Grove's (1980) Vol.17, p.725
(b) = We have this item in Book/Score form as volume 1 of Facsimilia Musica Neerlandica (M2.F28.v.1)
(c) = See New Grove's (1980) Vol.17, p.738 and RISM Vol. BVII (under Wien)
* Catalogued as M2.O88.1523a

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