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Cantigas de Santa Maria

Alfonso el Sabio (compiler), Joel Cohen (conductor), Mohammed Briouel (conductor)
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Title
Cantigas de Santa Maria
Compiler
Alfonso el Sabio 1221-1284
Conductor
Joel Cohen Mohammed Briouel
Performer
Camerata Mediterranea  (zangstemmen;instrumentaal ensemble) Fès Abdelkrim Rais Orkest
Uniform title
Cantigas de Santa Maria 13de eeuw Sel.
Publisher
Erato, 1999
1 cd
Recording date
1988
Note
Bekroning in de categorie: "Middeleeuwen en Renaissance"
EAN
0639842549820
CDR
EAX1020
Placing suggestion
40 - Middeleeuwen en renaissance (NBLC) K8 - Oude muziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 7 times in Flemish libraries

About Alfonso el Sabio

Alfonso X (also known as the Wise, Spanish: el Sabio; 23 November 1221  – 4 April 1284) was the king of Castile, León and Galicia from 30 May 1252 until his death in 1284. During the election of 1257, a dissident faction chose him to be king of Germany on 1 April. He renounced his claim to Germany in 1275, and in creating an alliance with the Kingdom of England in 1254, his claim on the Duchy of Gascony as well.

Alfonso X fostered the development of a cosmopolitan court that encouraged learning. Jews, Muslims, and Christians were encouraged to have prominent roles in his court. As a result of his encouraging the translation of works from Arabic and Latin into the vernacular of Castile, many intellectual changes took place, including the encouragement of the use of Castilian as a primary language of higher learning, science, and law.

Alfonso was a prolific author of Galician poetry, such as the Cantigas…Read more on Wikipedia

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