Cantigas de Loor

Martin G. Cunningham

Cantigas de Loor

Martin G. Cunningham

Distributed for University College Dublin Press

272 pages
Paper $45.00 ISBN: 9781900621311 Published January 2019 For sale in North America only
An edition for performers and scholars of the "Cantigas de Loor", a sub-corpus of the "Cantigas of Santa Maria", a vast collection of over 400 songs with texts in the Galician language, ascribed to King Alfonso the Wise (reigned 1252-84). The introduction is in English with parallel Spanish. There is also a chapter on the pronumciation of medieval Galician to aid performers as well as offering a contemporary understanding of the late 13th-century mensural notation.
Contents
Alfonso and the "Cantigas" the notation of the "Cantigas" the language of the "Cantigas".
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