Love Lyrics from the Carmina Burana

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Patrick Gerard Walsh
UNC Press Books, 1993 - History - 218 pages
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The Carmina Burana is the finest surviving collection of medieval Latin lyrics, especially love lyrics. These poems - many of them composed to be sung - are mostly the work of teachers and students in the schools of the twelfth century. They vary in subje

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While most people are familiar with the erotic lyrics from the Carmina Burana through the music of Carl Orff, few have had ready access to the original poems collected in the Codex Buranus. This ... Read full review


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