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Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X, el Sabio

A Performing edition

Volume 2 – Cantigas 101 to 200

This booklet contains new transcriptions of the famous Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X, el Sabio. The transcriptions are based on the Escorial manuscript (E1). Each cantiga is printed with the note-shapes from the manuscript above the modern notation to aid the understanding of the period notation. This also allows performers to develop their own transcriptions for performance.

178 pages perfect bound with appendices and 13 illustrations from the manuscript. 206mm x 145mm. ISBN 978-0-9552440-2-5   

(A sample from Volume 1 with Introduction and sample cantigas can be seen on the Volume 1 page - click here)

Price: £ 17.50 plus p&p

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Last updated 22nd April 2010