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2021 marks the 800th anniversary of the birth of Alfonso X, King of Léon and Castile, who was nicknamed "the wise". We'll celebrate with performances of his Cantigas de Santa Maria, a collection of religious songs written in the vernacular. Our performers include Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, and Martin Novak. We'll also hear arrangements of two cantigas performed by Jordi Savall and Pedro Estevan.

  • Anon.: Ductia. Performed by Jordi Savall, medieval fiddle.
  • Anon.: Rotundellus. Performed by Jordi Savall, medieval fiddle; Pedro Estevan, percussion.
  • Anon.: Virgen Madre groriosa. Performed by Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, Martin Novak.
  • Anon.: Des orge mais quer’eu trobar. Performed by Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, Martin Novak.
  • Anon.: Quen as sas figuras. Performed by Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, Martin Novak.
  • Anon.: Por nos de dulta livrar. Performed by Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, Martin Novak.
  • Anon.: Que por al non devess’ome. Performed by Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, Martin Novak.
  • Anon.: Santa Maria leva. Performed by Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, Martin Novak.
  • Anon.: Rosa das Rosas‚Äźinstrumental. Performed by Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, Martin Novak.
  • Anon.: Santa Maria amar. Performed by Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, Martin Novak.
  • Anon.: Pera toller gran perfia. Performed by  Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, Martin Novak.
  • Anon.: Sen calar. Performed by Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, Martin Novak.
  • Anon.: Rosa des Rosas. Performed by Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, Martin Novak.
  • Anon.: Como poden per sas culpas. Performed by Hana Blazikova, Barbora Kabatkova, Margit Ubellacker, Martin Novak.
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