Cantigas de Santa Maria (Alfonso X of Castile)

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Sheet Music

Scores

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1200s).
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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1200s).
Reprinted La musica de las Cantigas : estudio sobre su origen y naturaleza
Madrid: Tipografia de la Revista de Archivos, (1922).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Guitar or Ukulele (Marieh)

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General Information

Work Title Cantigas de Santa Maria
Alternative. Title
Composer Alfonso X of Castile
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IA 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Varies by codex:
Escorial (codice princeps): 406 cantigas
Escorial (codice rico): 195 cantigas
Florence: 104 cantigas, text only (unfinished)
Toledo: 129 cantigas

CSM (see link below) lists 427 in all. See this page for a complete cross-listing of the contents of Toledo.

Language Medieval Galician-Portuguese
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Medieval
Piece Style Medieval
Instrumentation voice
External Links Wikipedia article
CSM for Singers
Greg Lindahl's website

Misc. Comments

  • Although these are traditionally ascribed to Alfonso X of Castile, according to Grove Music "there is disagreement about whether the king limited his part to supervision or whether he wrote some of the words and music himself".