The Collection of Polyphony in the Canonici collection of the Bodleian Library is a manuscript of Christian sacred and secular music for multiple voices copied in the Veneto in the 1430s. Its repertoire includes Mass ordinary settings, a Magnificat, motets (Latin-language para-liturgical pieces), laude (Italian-language sacred songs), and secular songs in French and Italian—a total of 327 pieces. Composers well represented include Gilles Binchois, Guillaume Dufay, Arnold de Lantins, and Hugo de Lantins.
We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Collection of Polyphony": Oxford, Bodleian library, MS. Canon. Misc. 213 facsimile edition, published by University of Chicago Press, 1995Request Info / Price