Las Cantigas de Santa Maria

Las Cantigas de Santa Maria - Songs and Instrumental Music From the Court of Alfonso X
The Waverly Consort - Michael Jaffee, dir.
Vanguard VSD 71175 [LP]
Omega Vanguard Classics "The Bach Guild" OVC 2013 [CD-NA]
Vanguard Classics "The Bach Guild" 082 013 71 [CD-Europe]

Contents:

    Anon., 13th-14th c., Las Huelgas codex, fol. 25:
  1. Benedicamus (2v): Verbum patris hodie

  2. Alfonso el Sabio (attr.), Escurial MS, j.b.2: Cantigas de Santa Maria
  3. Prologo: Porque trobar (reading in english)
  4. Prologo: Porque trobar
  5. Cantiga 1: Des oge mais quer' eu trobar
  6. Cantiga 158: De muitas guisas los presos solta a mui groriosa
  7. Cantiga 318: Quen a Deus e a ssa Madre escarn[n]o fazer quiser (mostly reading in english)
  8. Cantiga 318: Quen a Deus e a ssa Madre escarn[n]o fazer quiser (instr.)

  9. Anon., Llibre Vermell de Montserrat:
  10. Virelai/danse: Stella splendens (reading in english)
  11. Virelai/danse: Stella splendens

  12. Alfonso el Sabio (attr.), Escurial MS, j.b.2: Cantigas de Santa Maria
  13. Cantiga 8: A Virgen Santa Maria (reading in english)
  14. Cantiga 8: A Virgen Santa Maria
  15. Cantiga 117: Toda cousa que aa Virgen seja prometuda
  16. Cantiga 340: Virgen Madre groriosa (reading in english)
  17. Cantiga 340: Virgen Madre groriosa
  18. Cantiga 200: Santa Maria loei (instr.)
    Cantiga 221: Ben per está aos reis d'amaren Santa Maria (instr.)
    Cantiga 377: Sempr' a Virgen groriosa ao que s'en ela fia (instr.)
    Cantiga 189: Ben pode Santa Maria guarir de toda poáon (instr.)
    Cantiga 231: Vertud' e sabedoria (instr.)
  19. Cantiga 56: Gran dereit' a de seer (reading in english)
  20. Cantiga 56: Gran dereit' a de seer
  21. Cantiga 7: Santa Maria amar
  22. Cantiga 327: Porque ben Santa Maria sabe os seus dées dar (instr.)

  23. Anon., Llibre Vermell de Montserrat:
  24. Song: Laudemus virginem
    Song: Splendens ceptigera

  25. Alfonso el Sabio (attr.), Escurial MS, j.b.2: Cantigas de Santa Maria
  26. Cantiga 166: Como poden per sas culpas os omes seer contreitos
  27. Cantiga 10: Rosa das rosas e Fror das frores (reading in english)
  28. Cantiga 10: Rosa das rosas e Fror das frores

Playing time: 56' 32"

Performers:
The Waverly Consort [Jan deGaetani (mezzo-soprano), Constantine Cassolas (tenor), Nicholas Kepro (troubador), Kay Jaffee (recorder, rauschpfeife, psaletry, organetto), Judith Davidoff (medieval fiddles), Sally Logemann (shawm, recorder, nun's fiddle), Michael Jaffee (moorish guitar, psaleries)] - Michael Jaffee, dir.

Recording site and date:
Vanguard's 23rd Street Studio, New-York, NY, USA [1972]

Re-editions: none

Compilation: none

Excerpts: none

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 400-164 (jan. 1994 (as Vanguard 082 013 71))
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.):
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.):

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Pierre-F. Roberge