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  • Record Number: 11337
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Wulstan , David.
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  • Title: Decadal Songs in the "Cantigas de Santa Maria" [argues that the songs which appear at every tenth number are set off, not only because they are "cantigas de loor" rather than narratives, but also because they share structural elements, rhythms, and melodies that come from Galician traditions].
  • Source: Bulletin of the Cantigueiros de Santa Maria 8, (Spring 1996): Pages 35 - 58.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Alfonso X, el Sabio, King of Castile- Cantigas de Santa Maria Cantigas de Loor, Musical Genre Galician- Portuguese Literature Mary, Virgin, Saint in Literature Music Songs
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  • Illustrations: Seven Figures. Seven examples of melodies with words. Three musical examples from the "Cantigas de Santa MarĂ­a." Two "cantigas de amigo" by Martin Codax. An example of a Galician folk song. Example Six provides the words of three songs set to the same melody. It compares "Cantiga" 230 with its corresponding "cantiga de amor" and Ibn Quzman's tenth "zajal."
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 08988463
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