20th Century Trends in the Rhythmic Interpretation of the Cantigas de Santa Maria (Honors)


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The musical notation of the Cantigas de Santa Maria has been a nebulous issue for the majority of the 20th century. This paper discusses recent trends in the rhythmic interpretation of the Cantigas manuscripts, from the theories of the early 20th century scholars through the varied approaches taken by later 20th century early music ensembles in performance.


Medieval History | Music | Other Arts and Humanities | Spanish Literature

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