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Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X, el Sabio

A Performing edition

Volume 3 – Cantigas 201 to 300

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.

182 pages paperback with appendices and 16 illustrations from the manuscript. 248mm x 170mm. 
ISBN 978-0-9552440-4-9  

Note: this volume is a larger format than the previous two volumes.of the CSM.

(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