Music Type Manuscripts

Below are some examples of manuscript type.

Music Type - Synopsis of musical symbols in Gem Music.
Music Type - Synopsis of musical symbols in Gem Music.
Composition - Manuscript printed by moveable type. Music composed by Palestrina.
Composition - Manuscript printed by moveable type. Music composed by Palestrina.
Music Type - Moveable type prints with different number of lines.
Music Type - Moveable type prints with different number of lines.
Locking Type - Music type being set into a puzzle.
Locking Type - Music type being set into a puzzle.
Catholic Missal - Music from a missal. The staff lines are printed using type while the notes are written by hand.
Catholic Missal - Music from a missal. The staff lines are printed using type while the notes are written by hand.
Catholic Missal - Other pages from the missal.
Catholic Missal - Other pages from the missal.
A manuscript that shows how the type looks like before and after it has been assembled and printed.
A manuscript that shows how the type looks like before and after it has been assembled and printed.