Music from the Codex Calixtinus presented in the context of art
and music history of the period "to discover the meaning of
the 24 Elders of the Apocalypse carved in the late twelfth century
Pórtico de la Gloria on the pilgrimage church at Santiago
de Compostela. The video examines the musical instruments held by
the 24 Elders, while exploring their meaning within the complex
iconography of the scupted portals of the Pórtico, which are
filmed in breathtaking detail." Selections include:
Congaudeant Catholici (Marcia Mahnken, soloist)
Dum Paterfamilias (Kerry Barnett, soloist)
Peccatrice (David Greenberg)
Playing time: 28' 30"
The University of Oklahoma Collegium Musicum - Eugene Enrico, director
Cate Arroe, David de Seguirant, Kerry Barnett, Peggy Lockman, Jenny West, Scott Montgomery, Steve Moore, Bruce Mayhall, Marcia Mahnken, David Roberts
The Early Music Institute, Indiana Universtiy - Thomas Binkley, director
Todd Field, David Greenberg, Luca Pelegrini
Written, narrated and directed by Susan Havens Caldwell and Eugene Enrico
Recording site and date:
Unknown [1989 or prior];
Filmed and photographed on location in France and Spain.
Funded in part by Oklahoma Foundation for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities, the University of Oklahoma Foundation & the U.S.-Spanish Joint Committee for Cultural and Educational Cooperation.
Information from owned VHS.
To FAQ references to this recording.
To FAQ CD index page.Jorge Salazar