Carnet de Villard de Honnecourt. d’après le manuscrit conservé à la Bibliothèque nationale de Paris, n ° Description matérielle: p. dont 66 p. de pl. In the footsteps of Villard de Honnecourt Villard de Honnecourt, a 13th century draughtsman, whose carnet or portfolio is still in existence. Review of Alain Erlande-Brandenburg et alia, Carnet de Villard de Honnecourt, in Archives Internationales d’Histoire des Sciences, vol.

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If these questions are ever to be answered, it is necessary to approach MS Fr. Fourth, a preliminary drawing that we discovered on fol. However, he confirms his accuracy in this in a different way.

It was Schneegans who first realized that not all the inscriptions in the portfolio were by Villard. Viloard page was last edited on 25 Februaryat This arrangement would have made it possible to secure the loose parchment leaves in the portfolio while Villard travelled.

Views Read Edit View history. Original Sequence of the Leaves within the Quires If Villard’s quires are in the sequence he left them, villrd their leaves — bifolios and folios — likewise as arranged by Villard?

Villard de Honnecourt

This assemblage of portfolio and leaves is commonly termed an album in French and a sketchbook ld English. We are making it with almost no budget, no support and most of the crew have never made a real feature film and that includes me.

Our study will pose and answer five important questions about the Villard portfolio:. But it seems undeniable that he did not see the transformation through to completion, and that the portfolio and its contents left his possession before the actual stitching was done. One of these inscriptions refers to the drawings of the Reims Cathedral nave elevations on fol. What I am wanting to say here is that the images of Villard de Honnecourt are also surrounded by all sorts of crazy explanations which destroy the experience we could have with them.

The spears of the two equestrian figures on fol.

Nor is the highly articulate sound world of Graindelavoix honnecorut, now deployed on the newly-released Ossuaires album from Glossa, reminiscent of typical recordings of medieval music.


A field of resonance is the way in which all sorts of elements resonate with each other: What other music do you feel that such a work can be performed with?

For Quire I, the most fundamental evidence for the 13th-century arrangement is the pagination of C I have no idea how I serve them! After this experience I know now that I want to continue making films too The same pattern of texting is found in Quire IV, as we will see below.

It seems very unlikely that Villard ever possessed thirty or more blank parchment leaves at one time. As demonstrated above in our analysis of the sequence of the quires, fol.

Their iconography is unrelated to that of the outer bifolios just discussed, but there is. As an example of your approach to recording in general, how is your vocal style for Ossuaires connected to the specific acoustics of the church where this took place? This originally was a large quire of five integral bifolios, but since Villard’s time two leaves have been removed, leaving a total of eight leaves in this quire.

In summary form, the 13th-century linkages between the quires are these: Description Villard de Honnecourt. There is post facto evidence for the arrangement of the leaves in the 15th-century Mancel’s pagination scheme and in the 18th century the numbering schemes of C His speed of lettering and turning the leaves caused the dark ink of his letters to blot onto the facing leaves in several places.

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The film is a work of fiction and the result of lw brainstorming session on how to present the musical repertories around Villard de Honnecourt. I see them as part of a larger context and also often as symptoms of cultural or artistic movements. Seven is an odd number, which means that in Mancel’s l Quire VII contained at least one single leaf A little bit like the way that Mary Carruthers has described in her fascinating books on carnft.

What did Villard do to transform his portfolio of loose parchment leaves into a livre that would, he hoped, be useful to others? For me, Cesena is like a series of pathosformeln as the German cultural historian Aby M Warburg would put it.


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Calkins of Cornell University. Conclusion From the foregoing codicological analysis of MS Fr. Even if it were correct, villarrd portfolio would have been sufficiently large to contain leaves honnecuort these dimensions, since the portfolio is some 2 cm taller than the tallest leaf and sufficiently wide to contain the widest leaves. The Industrial Revolution of the Middle Ages. Instead, they have been glued to fols. One example has already been in discussing the linkage between Quires IV and V, namely, Villard’s statement.

He is known to history only through a surviving portfolio or “sketchbook” containing about drawings and designs of a wide variety of subjects. The thirty-three leaves in the Villard portfolio are gathered into seven quires as shown here:. These xe folios are also associated by the full-folio scale of their vertical drawings and by their inscriptions, both of which are instructions concerning how to make the object shown.

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How dd your approach to the subjects that you approach for programmes affect the way that Graindelavoix interprets medieval music? Retrieved from ” https: Villard nowhere refers to the Reims transept. What made you feel that they could be all connected into one unity?

For a summary history of the Villard portfolio and of the bibliography concerning it from tosee Carl F. This claim is unjustified and villarx. When he wished to indicate the other half or leaf of a bifolio with intervening leaves, e. Did you know, for example, that Guy Debord was a passionate reader of Johan Huizinga, not only of his Homo Ludensbut also his famous medieval study The Autumn of the Middle Agesa book which Debord even referred to in some of his texts?

On the front cover to the left of the overlapping flap are two identical extrusions, the upper 1.