Koning Manuscript

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The Koning Manuscript, which is presently kept in the Royal Library of Brussels (ms II 270), is a two-part manuscript, the songbook portion of which was compiled around 1500. In addition to the 29 polyphonic songs for 2, 3 & 4 voices, it contains the verse text for an antiphon, songs without musical notation, and spiritual poetry in Latin and Middle Dutch, and has been enriched with a number of illustrations. It has been edited as vol. 7 of Monumenta Flandriae Musica (Peer, 2005), which includes a facsimile.

Publication date and place: ca. 1500 – Manuscript.

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