... glorie tibi Domine, Alleluia, Alleluia. Magnificat (from
here, the same hand appears to continue to copy the text, but writes under added
staves and mensural notation:) Hodie Deus homo ... Deus homo factus.
Resonet in laudibus ... in caelis. Fader wår som I himblom äs
... At wij skole åkalla tig [ ... ] wår fattiga siäll ... tu gifwandes wiβerligh.
Jam placata caelestis patris ira Ergo exultemus. Michael Erici.
The sanctoral reflects Lutheran tastes, with St
, the patron-saint of
, being the only non-biblical saint.
There are occasional reformatory changes to the texts of the offices, see e.g.
There is at least one folio (but quite probably more) missing between
fols. 158 and 159, as well as folia missing from the beginning and the end of the
manuscript. Moreover, fols. 7–9 are misplaced, they belong after fols. 220–222.
These six folia have probably originally formed the last quire of the manuscript.
Fol. 223 is also misplaced and belongs between 212 and 213.
Text and notes for the most part in one column on eight to ten lines, but on
Several different hands writing varieties of Gothic Cursive and Humanist Minuscule.
Given the amount of missing text it appears that the notation has been copied first
and the text after that, perhaps over a longer period of time. Text for recurring
chants such as the
appear in places to have been
copied last, and are at times missing.
Decadent square notation on four black lines; additions in mensural
notation on four black lines (on fols.
Monochromatic pen-drawn Gothic majuscules for the initials of chants. Larger
initials for individual feasts were projected but to a large extent left unexecuted;
the large Gothic majuscules with monochromatic flourishing in the paschal offices
) may be later additions. Rubrics
appear erratically, and are often distinguished by being written entirely in
quarter-leather binding, with the erroneous title ‘MISSALE cum notis
musicis’ and ‘MSC.’ tooled in gold on the spine. On the front cover the university
library stamp with the legend ‘Otium sapientis 1761’, in gold. The front and back
pastedowns/flyleaves appear to have been replaced relatively recently.