Three Canticles, from Cantigas de Santa Maria (viola duo)


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Title: Three Canticles from Cantigas de Santa Maria

Composer: unknown, arr. David Gable

Instrumentation: Two Violas

Contents: A Virgen mui groriosa; Santa Maria, strela do dia; Quen a omagen da Virgen

Printout: 7 pages including cover

Note: These are three of the most evocative melodies imaginable, all from the Cantigas de Santa Maria (Songs of St Mary) collected in the thirteenth century at the behest of Alfonso X of Castile.

Audio samples can be heard on pages for the separate items. Click on the highlighted titles above to listen.


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