Magnus liber (Lat.: ‘great book’)
- Edward H. Roesner
The name given to the repertory of liturgical polyphony (and some monophony) created at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris during the second half of the 12th century and the first few decades of the 13th. The collection is mentioned by two music theorists: Johannes de Garlandia, who, in the version of his treatise included in the compilation of Hieronymus de Moravia (ed. S. Cserba, ...