The Neume Notation Project


Example B: Neumed document in Messine notation.

Manuscript in Messine notation

A manuscript page in the Messine notational genre, no line, early 10th century [Laon, Bibliothèque Municipale 239].



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Credit: Photo reproduced from Monks of Solesmes, The Musical Notation of Latin Liturgical Chants, (Sablé-sur-Sarthe, France: Abbaye Saint-Pierre de Solesmes, 1991), pl. 17, p. 34. [Colorization added from greyscale by this author.]


Last revision: 8 June 2001
Copyright © 2001, Louis W. G. Barton