Title: Scriptor Hyjus Libri L Norbertus Franz Commendat se Precibus et Sacrificiis Organistanum. Manuscript Antiphonary, 1784
Author: L. Norbertus Franz
A late 18th century liturgical Latin manuscript antiphonary, with the title being the “The Writer of this Book, Norbertus Franz, commends himself to the prayers and sacrifices of the organists”, to the first page. The manuscript is written in black and red, on a four-line staff, containing text and notes of various liturgical chants in red and black, with musical notation throughout. Sections include the Communia Sanctorum, Kyrie D Major, Minor, BMV, and more. This manuscript bears the stamp of the dissolved Franciscan monastery known as the Church of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, in Miltenberg.
Many of the sections are marked with inscribed vellum tabs.
One manuscript in oblong folio, 128+(15) pages
This manuscript is in good shape, with some rubbing and wear to the binding. The binding is exposed at pages 48-49, loosening the text block. There is some foxing and scattered staining throughout.