Secular Latin Songs from the Monastery of Benedictbeuren in Southwest Germany

Carmina Burana
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München Clm 4660+4660a
hrsg. im Jahre 1967 von Bernhard Bischoff

Carmina Burana, ms 4660-4660a


Munich 1967. 8, 2 vols, 40, 238 pp. Deluxe color collotype facsimile of a 13th c. ms from the Monastery of Benedictbeuren in Southwest Germany. Secular Latin songs mostly of French origin, including songs from the Crusades, drinking, chess, dice songs, satirical verses against the Roman Curia, plays (Christmas, Passion), a parody mass, as well as a whole variety of love songs, a portion of them with neumes. Fine parchment-style paper, bibliophile binding bound in half parchment and decorative paper. Matching slipcase.

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