Unique Heart Shaped Book Highlights Valentine's Day in the Libraries

Feb. 14, 2011

The Chansonnier (or "song book") de Jean de Montchenu is on display in the Crouch Fine Arts Library in celebration of Valentine's Day. This heart-shaped volume is a facsimile edition of the 15th century song book housed in the Bibliotheque nationle de France. It contains a variety of different pieces written by a variety of French and Italian composers. Click here to listen to a sample from this chansonnier. To view this unique piece, either visit the online research guide or inquire at the front desk of the Crouch Fine Arts Library on the third floor of Moody Memorial Library.