JSCM 7.1:  S. Thompson, Reflections on Four Charpentier Chronologies

 

 

Table 1: Chronology of Charpentier’s cahiers

Arabic series

cahier Meslanges* Hitchcock Cessac Ranum Lowe
1 I, 1-8v ?early 1670s 1670 4/1670 1670s
2 I, 9-17 ?early 1670s 1670-2 1670-2 1670s
3 I, 18-26 ?early 1670s 1671-2 8/1671 1670s
4 I, 27-34 ?early 1670s 1671-2 1671-2 1670s
5 I, 35-53 ?early 1670s 1671-3 1672-3 1680?-3?
6 I, 54-62 ?early 1670s 1673 3/1673 pre-cah.1
7 I, 63-74 ?early 1670s 1673-6 6/1673-4 1670s
8 I, 75-81 ?early 1670s 1674-6 3/1674 1670s
[9] II, 1-5v ?early 1670s 1674-6 7/1675-6 1670s
10 II, 6-17v ?mid-1670s 1674-6 1676 1670s
11 II, 18-33v ?mid-1670s 1674-6 1676 1670s
12 II, 34-45v ?mid-1670s 1674-6 1676 1670s
13 II, 46-59v ?mid-1670s 1676-7 1676-7 1670s
14 II, 60-71v ?mid-1670s 1677 1677 1670s
15 II, 72-87v ?mid-1670s 1677 1677 1670s
16 II, 88-102v ?mid-1670s 1677-8 1677 1670s
17 III, 1-14 ?mid-1670s 1677-8 1677 1670s
18 III, 15-31 ?mid-1670s 1677-8 1677 1670s
19 III, 32-54 ?mid-1670s 1677-8 11/1677 1680?-3?
20 III, 55-71 ?mid-1670s 1677-9 1677-8 1680?-3?
21 III, 72-84 ?late 1670s 1677-9 1678 1680?-3?
22 III, 85-108 ?late 1670s 1678-9 1679 1680?-3?
23 III, 109-121 ?late 1670s 1679 1679 1670s
24 III, 122-142 ?late 1670s 1679-80 1679-80 1670s
25 IV, 1-11 ?late 1670s 1680 1680 1680?-3?
26 IV, 12-40 ?late 1670s 1680 4/1680 1670s
27 IV, 41-53 ?late 1670s 1680 4/1680 1680?
28 IV, 54-66 1680 1680 4/1680 1680?
29 IV, 67-87 1680 1680 4/1680 1680?
30 IV, 88-104 early 1680s 1680 9/1680 1680?
31 IV, 105-117 early 1680s 1680 10/1680 1680?-3?
32 IV, 118-138 early 1680s 1680-2 10/1680 1680?-3?
33 XI, 1-21 early 1680s 1681-2 1681 1686?-99
34 XI, 22-41 early 1680s 1681-2 1681-2 1680?-3?
35 XI, 42-56 early 1680s 1681-2 1682 1680?-3?
[36] XI, 57-68 early 1680s 1681-2 1682 1680?-3?
37 XI, 69-88 early 1680s 1681-3 1682 1680?-3?
38 VI, 1-19 1683 1683-4 9?/1683 1683?
39 VI, 20-36 1683-5 1683-4 1683-4 1686?-99
40 VI, 37-55 1683-5 1683-4 1683-4 1683?-5
41 VI, 56-73v 1683-5 1683-4 1684 1683?-5
42 VI, 74-92 1683-5 1683-4 11/1684 1683?-5
43[a] VI, 93-96 1683-5 1684 1684-5 1683?-5
[43b] VII, 1-20 1683-5 1685 1684-5 1685
44 VII, 21-39 early 1685 1685 1685 1685
45 VII, 40-58 1685 1685-6? 1685 1685
46 VII, 59-77 1685 1685 1685 1685
47 VII, 78-100 1686 1685 1685 1685
[49] VIII, [1]-14 1686-7 1686-7 1686-7 1686?
50 VIII, 15-31 1686-7 1687 1687 1686?
54 VIII, 32-48 ?late 1680s 1688-90? 1688? 1686?-99
55 IX, 1-17 ?late 1680s 1688-90? 1688?-98? 1686?-99
56 IX, 18-30 ?late 1680s 1690? 1688?-98? 1686?-99
57 IX, 31-43 ?late 1680s 1690? 1688?-98? 1686?-99
58 IX, 44-63 ?late 1680s 1690? 1688?-98? 1686?-99
59 X, 1-22 ?early 1690s 1691? 1688?-98? 1686?-99
60 X, 23-41 ?early 1690s 1691? 1688?-98? 1686?-99
61 X, 42-64 ?early 1690s 1691? 1688?-98? 1686?-99
62 X, 65-86 ?early 1690s 1691?-2? 1688?-98? 1686?-99
63 V, 1-17 ?early 1690s 1692?-3? 1688?-98? 1686?-99
64 V, 18-35 ?early 1690s 1693? 1688?-98? 1686?-99
66 V, 36-65 ?early 1690s 1694-6? 1688?-98? 1686?-99
70 XII, 1-6 ?mid-1690s 1696? 1698? 1686?-99
74 XII, 7-34 1698-9 1698-9 11/1698 1686?-99
75 XII, 35-55 1699 1699 after 11/1698 1699

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* i.e. Volume number (roman) followed by page/folio numbers (arabic).
 

Roman series

cahier Meslanges Hitchcock Cessac Ranum Lowe
I XIV, 1-9 ?c.1670 1670-1 1670 pre-1672
II XIV, 10-18 ?c.1670 1670-1 1670 pre-1672
III XIV, 19-27 ?c.1670 1670-1 1670 pre-1672
IV XIV, 28-36 ?c.1670 1670-1 1670-1 pre-1672
V XIV, 37-47 ?c.1670 1670-1 1671 pre-1672
VI XV, 1-18 ?early 1670s 1670-1 1671-2 1685-1702
VII XV, 19-35 ?early 1670s 1670-1 1/1672 1685-1702
VIII XV, 36-52 ?early 1670s 1670-1 1-4/1672 1685-1702
IX XV, 53-65 ?early 1670s 1671 1671? 1685-1702
X XV, 66-86 ?early 1670s 1672 1672 1685-1702
XI XV, 87-105 ?early 1670s 1672 1672 1685-1702
XII XVI, 1-11 ?early 1670s 1672 12/1672 pre-cah. I
XIII XVI, 12-22 ?early 1670s 1672 12/1672 pre-cah. I
XIV XVI, 23-37 ?early 1670s 1672 12/1672 pre-cah. I
XV XVI, 38-48 1672 1672 8/1672 1672
XVI XVI, 49-51 1673 1673-4 2/1673 1672-4
XVII XVI, 52-88 1674 1673-4 2/1673 & 4/1674 1672-4
XVIII XVII, 1-12v 1675 1675 3/1675 1675
XIX XVII, 13-29 1675 1675 3/1675 1683?
XXIII XVII, 30-43v 1679 1679 1679-80? 1679?
XXIV XVII, 44-55v 1679 1679 1676-8 1679?
XXV XIX, 1-9v 1679-80 1679 1679-80 1679?-81
XXVI XIX, 10-17v 1679-80 1679-80 1679-80 1679?-81
XXVII XIX, 18-31v 1679-80 1679-80 1679-80 1679?-81
XXVIII  XIX, 32-40 1679-80 1679-80 1679-80 1679?-81
XXIX XVIII, 1-18v 1680-1 1680-1 11/1680 1681
XXX XVIII, 19-34v 1680-1 1681 1681 1681-2
XXXI XVIII, 35-52v 1681 1681-2 1681-2 1681-2
XXXII XVIII, 53-67 1681-2 1681-2 1681-2 1681-2
XXXIII XXVIII, 37-51v 1681-2 1682 3/1682 1681-2
XXXIV XXVIII, 52-68 1682 1682 7/1682 1682
XXXV XX, 1-14v 1682-3 1682-3 1682-6/1683 1683?
XXXVI XX, 15-30v 1683 1683 12/1683 1683
XXXVII XX, 31-46v 1683 1683 12/1683 1683
XXXVIII XX, 47-62v 1683 1683 12/1683 1683
XXXIX XX, 63-76v 1683 1683 12/1683 1683
XLI XXI, 1-18v 1683-5 1683-4 12/1683-4 1683-5
XLII XXI, 19-36v 1683-5 1684 1684 1683-5
XLIII XXI, 37-48v 1683-5 1684 1684 1683-5
XLIV XXI, 49-66v 1683-5 1684 12/1684 1683-5
XLV XXI, 67-84v 1683-5 1684-5 1684-5 1683-5
XLVI XXI, 85-103 1685 1685 3/1685 1683-5
XLVII XXII, 1-16v 1685 1685 9/1685 1685
XLVIII XXII, 17-34v 1685 1685 1685-6 1685
XLIX XXII, 35-50v 1686-7 1685-6 1685-6 1685
L XXII, 51-69v 1687-8 1686-7 12/1686-7 1685
LI XXII, 70-83v ?late 1680s 1687 7/1687 1685-pre-1688
LIV XXII, 84-94 ?late 1680s 1688-9? 1688?-9? 1685-1702
LV XXIII, 1-13v ?late 1680s 1690? 1688?-9? 1685-1702
[LVII] XXIII, 14-26v ?late 1680s 1690? 1688?-9? see [LXVII]
LVIII XXIII, 27-40 ?late 1680s 1690?-2? 1689? 1685-1702
LX XXIII, 41-57 ?early 1690s 1692? 1689?-5/98 1685-1702
LXI XXV, 1-19 ?early 1690s 1692-3? 1689?-5/98 1685-1702
LXII XXIV, 1-25 ?early 1690s 1692-3? 1689?-5/98 1685-1702
LXIII XXIV, 26-45 ?early 1690s 1692-4? 5/1698 1685-1702 (but follows LXXIV)
LXIV XXV, 20-38 ?early 1690s 1693-4? 5/1698-8/1702? 1685-1702
LXV XXV, 39-61 ?early 1690s 1694? 5/1698-8/1702? 1685-1702
LXVI XXV, 62-80 ?early 1690s 1694?-5? 5/1698-8/1702? 1685-1702
[LXVII] XXIII, 14-26v see [LVII] see [LVII] see [LVII] 1685-1702
LXVIII XXVI, 1-24 ?mid-1690s 1695? 5/1698-8/1702? 1685-1702
LXIX XXVI, 25-46v ?mid-1690s 1695? 5/1698-8/1702? 1685-1702
LXX XXVI, 47-62 ?mid-1690s 1695?-6? 5/1698-8/1702? 1685-1702
LXXIV XXVII, 1-18v ?1699 1702 8/1702? 1685-1702
LXXV XXVII, 19-40v 1702 1702 11/1702 1702

"Problematic" cahiers

cahier Meslanges Hitchcock Cessac Ranum Lowe
"I" XIII, 1-40 late 1672- early 1673 1673 1672 & 3/1673  1672
"II" XIII, 41-59 ?mid-1680s 1686? 1685-6 1685-1702 (but later than [d])
[a] XIII, 60-65 (unknown) ? 12/1687? 1686?-99
[b] XXVII, 41-51 1690s after 1693? c.1697 1686?-99
[c] XXIV, 46-51 1690s ? 5/1698-2/1704 1686?-99
[d] XXVIII, 1-36 ?late 1690s 1687? 12/1687? 1685-1702

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Table 2: Chronology of other autographs

Source* "H" No. Hitchcock Cessac Ranum
Rés. Vmc. Ms. 27 H275-7, H304, H373-4, H445 (unknown) early 1680s? 1679-80
Rés. Vmc. Ms. 28 H231-2 (unknown) ? 1677-80
Ms. Vm6 17 H485a ?1685 [not dated separately from score] 9/1685
Ms. Vm6 18 H487a ?1685-6 [not dated separately from score] 1685
T 11 C925 H32b (unknown) [not dated separately from score] contemporary with cahier dated 1689?
Vm1 942 H11a ?1699 [not dated separately from score] contemporary with cahier dated 8/1702?
Vm1 1481 H422a 1702 [not dated separately from score] contemporary with cahier dated 11/1702
Ms. Vm7 4813 H548 (unknown) c.1685?  

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* All the sources in this table are located in F-Pn except T 11 C925, located in Quebec (see par. 1.1 and note 1).

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