And They Sang a New Song

And They Sang a New Song
Twenty-four Musical Elders at Santiago de Compostela
The University of Oklahoma Collegium Musicum & The Early Music Institute - Eugene Enrico & Thomas Binkley
University of Oklahoma EMTV (no number) [VHS]


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];
Rel. 1989
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.
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Jorge Salazar