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ballata by Francesco Landini


Assisi: Biblioteca Comunale 187, fol. 108;
Florence: Biblioteca Medicea-Laurenziana, Palatino 87 (Squarcialupi Codex), fol. 158 (2/2); Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Panciatichiano 26, fol. 1 (2/2);
London: British Library, Additional 29987, fol. 23 (2/1);
Lucca: Archivio di Stato 184 (Mancini Codex), fol. 47v (2/?);
Oxford: Bodleian Library, MS Canonici Latin Patristic [Scriptores Ecclesiastici] 229, number 9 (2/?);
Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale, fonds italien 568, fol. 85v-86 (2/2); Bibliothèque Nationale, fonds nouv. acq. français 6771 (Reina Codex), fol. 34 (2/2).


1. 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).
2. ZIINO, Agostino. 'Un antico "Kyrie" a due voci per strumento a tastiera', Nuova rivista musicale italiana, XV/4 (1981), (p. 632).
3. CENCI, Cesare. Bibliotheca manuscripta ad sacrum conventum assisiensem, vol. I, Assisi: Casa Editrice Francescana, 1981, fig. 16.
4. Il codice musicale Panciatichi 26 della Biblioteca Nazionale di Firenze, facsimile edition by F. Alberto Gallo, Florence: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1981, no. 1 (FP).
5. The Lucca Codex. Codice Mancini. Introductory Study and Facsimile Edition, edited by John Nádas and Agostino Ziino, Lucca: Libreria musicale italiana editrice, 1990.
6. Il Codice Squarcialupi edited by F. Alberto GALLO, Lucca: Libreria Musicale Italiana, 1992.


1. The Works of Francesco Landini, edited by Leonard Ellinwood, Cambridge/Massachusetts: The Mediaeval Academy of America, 1939, p. 81.
2. Der Squarcialupi-Codex Pal. 87 der Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana zu Florenz, edited by Johannes Wolf and H. Albrecht, Lippstadt: Kistner and Siegel, 1955, p. 284.
3. The Works of Francesco Landini, edited by Leo Schrade, Monaco: Editions de L'Oiseau-Lyre, 1958. Polyphonic Music of the Fourteenth Century IV, p. 1.
4. WILLIAMS, Carol J. The Mancini Codex: A Manuscript Study, Ph.D. dissertation (University of Adelaide), 3 vols., 1983, Vol. II, p. 39.
5. GOZZI, Marco. [London, British Library 29987: Transcription and Commentary], 2 vols., dissertation, Cremona, Scuola di paleografica musicale, University of Pavia: 1984-1985.
6. GARFORTH, Constance C. The Lo Manuscript: A Trecento Collection, Ph.D. dissertation, Northwestern University: 1983.

Text Editions

CORSI, Giuseppe. Poesie musicali del Trecento, Bologna: Commissione per i testi di lingua, 1970, p. 165.


1. D'ANCONA, Alessandro. La poesia popolare italiana, 2nd edition, Livorno: R. Giusti, 1907.
2. LUDWIG, F. 'Die geistliche nichtliturgische, weltliche einstimmige und die mehrstimmige Musik des Mittelalters bis zum Anfang des 15. Jahrhunderts', Handbuch der Musikgeschichte, edited by G. Adler, vol. I, Frankfurt am Main: Frankfurter Verlag, 1924, p. 282.
3. CORSI, Giuseppe. 'Madrigali e ballate inedite del Trecento', Belfagor, XIV (1959), p. 332.
4. GÜNTHER, Ursula. 'Die "anonymen" Kompositionen des Ms. Paris BN, fonds ital, 568 (Pit)', Archiv für Musikwissenschaft, XXIII (1966), pp. 82-85.
5. PROFESSIONE, A. Inventario dei manoscritti della Biblioteca Capitolare di Ivrea, rev. ed. 1967.
6. ZIINO, Agostino. 'Un antico "Kyrie" a due voci per strumento a tastiera', Nuova rivista musicale italiana, XV/4 (1981), p. 629.
7. FALLOWS, David. 'Specific information on the ensembles for composed polyphony, 1400-1474', Studies in the Performance of Late Mediaeval Music, edited by Stanley Boorman, Cambridge: C.U.P., 1983, pp. 140-141.
8. YUDKIN, Jeremy. Music in Medieval Europe, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1989, pp. 540-542.


1. Francesco Landini 1325 - 1397, Early Music Studio, directed by Thomas Binkley (1973): EMI-Reflexe 1CO63-30-113 (GER).
2. Il Solazzo: music for a medieval banquet, Judith Malafronte, mezzo-soprano, and Drew Minter, countertenor, The Newberry Consort (1990): Harmonia Mundi 907038.

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