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CSM Number : 20
Short name: Cantiga de loor Alternative: Virga de Jesse
Incipit: Virga de Jesse
Refrain: Virga de Jesse/ quen te soubesse/ loar como mereces/ e sen ouvesse/ per que dissesse/ quanto por nos padeces.
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Metrical data
Stanza: 5’ 5’ 5’ 5’ 4’ 4’ 6’ 4’ 4’ 6’ Refrain: 4’ 4’ 6’ 4’ 4’ 6’
No. of Stanzas: 4
Rhyme scheme: AABAAB | cdcdddbddb Zejel: Yes
MS locations:
T20, E20, To20
Poncelet reference
None
Keywords
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Discography
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BITAGAP ID
3737
Bibliography
A Paleographic Edition of the Alfonsine Collection of Prose Miracles of the Virgin
Chatham, James R.
Genealogías simbólicas en imágenes de las Cantigas de Santa Maria
Corti, Francisco
Imágenes de la Virgen en los códices medievales de España
Delclaux, Federico
En torno al Árbol de Jesé (siglos XI-XIII): Tres ejemplos en las Cantigas de Santa Maria
Domínguez Rodríguez, Ana
La Virgen ’rama e raiz’: De nuevo con el Arbol de Jesé en las Cantigas de Santa Maria
Domínguez Rodríguez, Ana
La Virgen, rama y raíz. De nuevo con el árbol de Jesé en las Cantigas de Santa María
Domínguez Rodríguez, Ana.
Alfonso X, el Sabio: Cantigas de ’loor’ de Santa Maria. Edición crítica e introduccíon
Fernández Pousa, Ramón, ed.
Afinidades musicais: as cantigas de loor e a lírica profana galego-portuguesa
Ferreira, Manuel Pedro
Understanding the Cantigas: Preliminary Steps
Ferreira, Manuel Pedro
As Prosificacións castelás de dúas cantigas de loor alfonsinas
Fidalgo Francisco, Elvira
L’efflorescence salvatrice du jardin marial dans le Códice Rico des Cantigas de Santa María d’Alphonse le Sage
Fournès, Ghislaine
A retórica visual no Códice Rico das Cantigas de Santa María
Iacob, Mihai
A Feasible Source of the Denouements of the Exemplos in El Conde Lucanor
Keller, John Esten
Seeing is Believing: The Miniatures in the Cantigas de Santa Maria and Medieval Devotional Practices
Kennedy, Kirstin
Afonso X, o Sábio. Cantigas de Santa Maria. Excerptos annotados
Magne, Augusto
Cantigas de Santa Maria e cancioneiros galaico-portugueses
Martins, Mário
Textos de literatura portuguesa. I: Afonso X, o Sábio
Rodrigues Lapa, Manuel
The Loor to the Virgin and its Appearance in the Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X, El Sabio.
Snow, Joseph T.
A Selected and Annotated Discography of Recordings of Music from the Middle Ages in Spain
Tinnell, Roger D.