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Antiquity, Medieval Era, and the Renaissance (Music)

What is the Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music (DIAMM)?

  • an excellent source for studying medieval (and early Renaissance) manuscripts
  • like RISM, can be used to determine the existence, location, and bibliographic details regarding actual music primary source.
  • frequently includes digitized versions of the manuscripts
  • includes
    • all of RISM B/IV: Manuscripts of polyphonic music, 11th-16th centuries
    • all of the Census Catalogue of Manuscript Sources of Polyphonic Music 1400-1550
    • information on and digitized versions of many other manuscripts also

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