|Monumental edition of the Cantigas de
Santa María (Songs of Santa María), by Alfonso X the Wise, with
the full reproduction, in colour, of the "rich" codex T.I. 1 of the
Library of El Escorial (Madrid), first part of the magnificent works
of Alfonso X the Wise, started in 1255, 35 x 50 cm format (512 pages
with 1,264 miniatures) and a supplementary volume, same format, with
412 pages containing four studies on this codex: an historic analysis
on codices, by Matilde López Serrano; the text transcription and a
philological literary study, by J. Filgueira Valverde; the art of
miniatures and their archaeological value, by J. Guerrero Lovillo; and
a musicologic analysis of the songs, by José María Llorens. Both
volumes are bounded in a tablet covered with leather. Along with the
edition, we offer two LPs with a select anthology of cantigas,
specially recorded by the European band called Música Ibérica for this
edition. Out of print. Cf.
Cantigas de Santa María, codex of Florence.