Songs for a Wise King

Songs for a Wise King - Cantigas de Santa Maria I
The Renaissance Players - Winsome Evans, dir.
Walsingham WAL 8007-2


    Alfonso le Sabio (attr.):
  1. Prologo A / B
  2. Cantiga 10: Rosa das rosas
  3. Cantiga 77: Da que Deus mamou
  4. Cantiga 56: Gran dereit e de seer
  5. Cantiga 322: A Virgen que de Deus madre
  6. Cantiga 100: Santa Maria strela do dia
  7. Cantiga 226: Assid pod'a virgen
  8. Cantiga 167: Quen quer que na Virgen fia
  9. Cantiga 119: Como somos per consello
  10. Cantiga 159: Non sofre Santa Maria

Playing time: 61' 04"

Performers: The Renaissance Players [Winsome Evans (bombarde, treble and alto shawm, gemshorn, organetto, psaletry, harp, bells, bowed diwan saz), Imgrid Walker (whistle, gemshorn), Benedict Hames (rebec, gemshorn, bowed diwan saz), Andrew Tredinnick (mandora, ud, chitarra moresca), Llew Kiek (gittern, baglama), Barbara Stackpool (castanets, tambourine, finger cymbals), Andrew Lambkin (tapan, darabukka, daireh, bells), Mina Kanaridis (soprano), Jenny Duck-Chong (mezzo-soprano, bells), Mara Kiek (alto, daireh), Geoff Sirmai (poetry reader)] - Winsome Evans, dir.

Recording site and date:
St. Peters, Sydney, Australia [1996 or prior]

[2]-[3], [6] Celestial Harmonies 13091-2 Of numbers and miracles

Other releases by this group: As of may 1997, Renaissance Players has recorded 7 CDs for Walsingham records; a complete list can be found at Walsingham WAL 8003-2 The Muses' Gift

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