Santa Maria, strela do dia, from Cantigas de Santa Maria (viola/cello duo)
Title: Santa Maria, strela do dia, from Cantigas de Santa Maria
Composer: unknown, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Viola and Cello
Printout: 2 pages
Note: This is a wonderfully evocative piece from one of the most important collections of medieval sacred music, the Cantigas de Santa Maria (songs of St Mary). Collected in the thirteenth century at the direction of Alfonso X of Castile, the Cantigas includes over 400 devotional songs.