Cantigas de Santa María of Alfonso el Sabio

Title:
Cantigas de Santa María of Alfonso el Sabio
Library:
Real Biblioteca de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Language:
Spanish (Galician)
City:
EL ESCORIAL, Spain
Shelf Mark:
T.I.1 ( = T.j.I = T.J.1)
Alternate Names:
Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X -- Cantagias de Santa Maria of Alphonse the Wise, king of Castile -- El "Codice Rico" de las cantigas de Alfonso X el Sabio : Ms. T.I.1 de la Biblioteca de El Escorial.
Origin:
Spain
Dimensions:
256 folios -- 486 x 332 mm.
Author:
presumed author: Alfonso X el Sabio (Alphonse X the Wise, king of Castile)
Content:
In this manuscript, text, music and images are all present
Hand:
gothic textualis quadrata
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
framed full-page sequences of scenes depicting the story recounted in the corresponding song -- ornamented initials -- filigree --
Musical Notation:
Yes
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize M 2089 .A56 1979 Non-Circulating (also score & commentary )
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
complete manuscript -- color --
Publication Date:
1979
Place of Publication:
Madrid, Spain
Publisher:
Edilan, S.A.
Printer:
Ferreira, S.A., Madrid, Spain
Notes:
The Commentary volume contains a transcription and translation into modern Castilian of the text of the songs in this manuscript --
Type of Text:
moralizing, religious, songs, vernacular, verse