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Initial C, beginning Psalm 97

This initial C begins Psalm 97, "Cantate Domino canticum novum..." (Sing ye to the Lord a new song), one of the eight major divisions of the Psalms. It depicts three monks singing from a choir book on a lectern, a common scene in monastic life. Close inspection reveals musical notation inscribed on the choir book.

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