Definition of vesperal in English:
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A book containing the psalms, canticles, anthems and the like with their musical settings that are used at vespers.
- Fortunately, the remaining part of the music archive was undamaged by the disaster: this comprises an important collection of madrigals, vesperals and processionals, including an outstanding fifteenth-century Processional for Holy Week, well-known to scholars.
- One room in particular is dedicated to a display of the 58 illuminated Choir books that were in use in the cathedral until 1930: graduals, antiphonaries and vesperals, carried out on parchment between 1508 and 1530 but unfortunately seriously damaged in the flood of 1966.
- Two glass showcases at the center of the room protect some illuminated incunables: missals, antiphonaries, graduals and vesperals.
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