[Chansonnier cordiforme]

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  • Format Music Scores; Microforms
  • Publication [between 1470 and 1477]
  • Physical Details
    • 1 score (72 unnumbered manuscript leaves)
  • OCLC ocm07369482


  • 30 French and 14 Italian part-songs; principally for 3 voices (superius, tenor and contratenor)
  • Contains works attributed in concordant sources to Barbingant, Bedingham, Fedé, Dufay, Dunstable, Binchois, Frye, Busnois, Caron, Cornago, Hayne van Ghizeghem, Morton, Ockeghem, Vincent, and 23 nonymous pieces.
  • "Copied in Savoy; compiled for Jean de Montchenu, a soldier and priest (later Bishop of Viviers)"--Census-catalogue
  • Original manuscript held by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, shelf no. 1.5.13 (2973).
  • Census-catalogue of manuscript sources of polyphonic music 1400-1550, III, p. 35.
  • Kottick, Edward L. The music of the Chansonnier cordiforme, Paris, Bibliotheque nationale, Rothschild 2973. 1962. Thesis--University of North Carolina.