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Medieval Music Database

I(i)o son un pellegrin che vo cercando

anonymous ballata


Florence: Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Panciatichiano 26, fol. 47v-48 (2/2);
London: British Library, Additional 29987, fol. 24 (2/2);
Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale, fonds italien 568, fol. 42v (2/2); Bibliothèque Nationale, fonds nouv. acq. français 6771 (Reina Codex), fol. 27v-28 (2/2).


1. PARRISH, Carl. The Notation of Medieval Music, New York: W. W. Norton, 1957, plate LIV (Pn568).
2. The Manuscript London, British Museum Add. 29987, facsimile edition by Gilbert Reaney, [n.p.]: American Institute of Musicology, 1965. Musicological Studies and Documents 13, (Lo).
3. Il codice musicale Panciatichi 26 della Biblioteca Nazionale di Firenze, facsimile edition by F. Alberto Gallo, Florence: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1981, no.89 (FP).


1. EINSTEIN, Alfred. A Short History of Music, 2nd American edition, revised and enlarged, New York: Knopf, 1938, p. 10.
2. A zenetörténet antologiaja, edited by Denes Bartha, Budapest: Magyar Korus, 1948, p. 24c.
3. The Music of Fourteenth Century Italy, edited by Nino Pirrotta, [n.p.]: American Institute of Musicology, 1962. Corpus Mensurabilis Musicae 8/III, p. 51.
4. Historical Anthology of Music. Vol. I. Oriental, Medieval and Renaissance Music, edited by Archibald T. Davison and Willi Apel, Cambridge/Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1966, no. 51 (Pn568).
5. Musikgeschichte in Beispielen von der Antike bis Johann Sebastian Bach, edited by Otto Hamburg, Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1976, p. 26.
6. Italian Secular Music, edited by W. Thomas Marrocco, Monaco: Editions de L'Oiseau-Lyre, 1978. Polyphonic Music of the Fourteenth Century XI, p. 85.
7. GOZZI, Marco. [London, British Library 29987: Transcription and Commentary], 2 vols., dissertation, Cremona, Scuola di paleografica musicale, University of Pavia: 1984-1985.
8. GARFORTH, Constance C. The Lo Manuscript: A Trecento Collection, Ph.D. dissertation, Northwestern University: 1983.

Text Editions<

1. CORSI, Giuseppe. Rimatori del Trecento, Turin: Unione tipografica editrice torinese, 1969, p. 1085.
2. CORSI, Giuseppe. Poesie musicali del Trecento, Bologna: Commissione per i testi di lingua, 1970, p. 352.


1. FERRARI, S. Madrigali e ballate del secolo decimoquarto, Bologna: Zanichelli, 1903.
2. PERKINS, Leeman L. 'Toward a rational approach to text placement in the secular music of Dufay's time', Dufay Quincentenerary Conference, New York: Brooklyn College, City University of New York, 1976, pp. 106-107.
3. PIRROTTA, Nino. 'Rhapsodic elements in north-Italian polyphony', Musica Disciplina, XXXVII (1983), pp. 92-93.
4. ZIINO, Agostino. 'Ripetizioni di sillabe e parole nella musica profana italiana del Trecento e del primo Quattrocento', Musik und Text in der Mehrstimmigkeit des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts, Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1984, pp. 93-120.


1. Antologia Sonora della Musica Italiana. Vol 3: Musiche Profane nel Basso Medio Evo, Lucca (S), Nobile (T), soloists: Carisch MCA 28017.
2. Storia della Musica Italiana. Record 2: Ars Nova, various performing groups: RAC Victor LM 40 000-2.
3. The Italian Madrigal: Ars Nova and the 16th Century, Vassar Madrigal Singers, directed by Geer: Allegro ALG 3029.
4. Music of the Gothic Period, vol. II, Du Bose Robertson (T), vielle trio: Allegro AL 72.
5. Italian Ballades and Religious Songs of the Fourteenth Century, Max Meili (T), F. Siedersbeck (vielle) (1935): Anthologie Sonore AS 1 (FRA).
6. Historical Anthology of Music in Performance. Vol. 1: Late Medieval Music (1300 - 1400), University of Chicago Collegium Musicum, South Illinois Univ, directed by Howard Mayer Brown, Wesley Morgan (1968?): Pleiades P 250.
7. Decameron: Ballate Monodiques de L'Ars Nova Florentine, Esther Lamandier (voice, portative organ, harp, vielle, lut (1980): Astrée AS 56 (FRA).

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