The Use of York was an adapted form of the traditional Roman Rite. It was ultimately supplanted by the Sarum Rite.

The material within represents select portions of the music for the Divine Office. The music has been edited and prepared in a manner to suit both study and performance. In addition to the musical material, the reader will find critical discussion comparing the music of the Use of York to that of other liturgical traditions.

Musical Sources:

Hughes, Andrew. 2000. Lambeth Palace Sion College MS. L1: the Noted Breviary of York (Olim Sion College ms Arc. L.40.2/L.1). Ottawa, Canada: Institute of Mediaeval Music. — WorldCat

Manuscript details: Lambeth Palace Library, Sion L40.2/L.1

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