Sacerdotes Tui

So far we have learned how the earliest form of medieval musical notation, the neumes, looked like and how they functioned.

Now, let’s listen to a liturgical chant notated in St Gall neumes – the introitus Sacerdotes Tui – performed by the Ensemble Gilles Binchois under the direction of Dominique Vellard. The ensemble sings after the manuscript Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. 121, p. 44.

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From Ink to Sound: Decoding Musical Manuscripts

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