Cantigas de Santa Maria

Cantigas de Santa Maria
Das Mittelalter Ensemble der Schola Cantorum Basiliensis - Thomas Binkley
EMI Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 1CO 65 99 898 [LP]
EMI Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 1CO 69 99 898 [LP]
KUX 3221 [LP?]
ULS 3375 [LP?]
BMG Deutsche Harmonia mundi GD 77 242 [CD]


    Alfonso el Sabio (attr.), Escurial MS: Cantiga de Santa Maria
  1. Cantiga 100: Santa Maria, strela do dia
  2. Cantiga 389: A que pera parayso
  3. Cantiga 260: Dized', ai trobadores
  4. Cantiga 181: Pero que seja a gente
  5. Cantiga 195: Quena festa e o dia

Playing time: 54' 59"

Singers of the Mudenzas (strophes): Montserrat Figueras, Josep Benet, Joaquim Proubasta
Singers of the Estribillos (refrains): Sylvia Greiner, Gemma Jansana, Lauren Pomerantz, Josep Cabré, Guillén Francesc
Das Mittelalter-Ensemble der Schola Cantorum Basiliensis [Instrumentalists: Donald Irving (recorder), André Jéquier (recorder), Randall Cook (shawn, fiddle), Sterling Jones (rebab, rabel), Jason Paras (rebec, fiddle, lyra), Thomas Binkley (lute, citole, percussion), Ken Zukerman (lute), Solomon Ross (lute), Robert Clancy (mandora), Laurent Aubert (gittern), Terumi Chinone (chitarra saracenica), Timothy Doughty (harp), Sally Thorpe-Smith (psaltery)] - Thomas Binkley, dir.

Recording site and date:
St. Alban Kirche, Basel [03/1980]

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 265-43 (oct.. 1981); 384-98 (june 1992 (as BMG DHM GD 77 242))
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 70/829-130 (june 1992 (as BMG DHM GD 77 242))
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.):

Information from owned recording (CD). This is in the "Documenta" series, and not available in North America. The KUX and ULS references are listed in a discography of Cantigas of Santa Maria that appeared in the May-June 1995 edition of Fanfare, Vol. 18 #5.

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