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Choir psalter and Hymnal

Title: Choir psalter and Hymnal

Notes:

These cuttings can be dated to ca. 1470-1480.

Initial C with God the Father

This initial begins the hymn, "Conditor alme syderum ..." (Creator of the stars at night), typically sung at Vespers during Advent. Lewis E M 70:5-8 are from the same manuscript illuminated by Giuglielmo Giraldi, a Ferrarese illuminator whose activity can be documented from 1445-1490.

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