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And You Thought 80s Music Was Old

It’s okay, you can admit it. Almost everyone has a little bit of 80s music on their mp3 player. If you think that is old we have something positively medieval. Really, we’re not kidding. The library just scanned a medieval manuscript that contains some of the oldest music in our collections. You can see it online at


Sometimes it takes a minute to load. While you wait consider this, we think it took scribes about five months to make a copy of this book. It was digitized in a day by the students working in our lab.