Como poden per sas culpas, from Cantigas de Santa Maria (viola cello duo)
Title: Como poden per sas culpas, from Cantigas de Santa Maria
Composer: unknown, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Viola and Cello
Printout: 2 pages
Note: The Cantigas de Santa Maria is an important collection of medieval devotional songs, many recounting legends from the life of St Mary. Como poden tells of a miraculous healing attributed to her. Its dynamic and asymmetrical rhythmic structure is subject to varying interpretations, since it was written without meter indications. Use it for gigs or light classical concerts to bring variety to the program.