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CSM Number : 390
Short name: Cantiga de loor Alternative: Sempre faz o mellor
Incipit: Sempre faz o mellor
Refrain: Sempre faz o mellor/ a Madre do Sennor/ Salvador.
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Metrical data
Stanza: 10 10 10 3 Refrain: 6 6 3
No. of Stanzas: 5
Rhyme scheme: AAA | bbba Zejel: Yes
MS locations:
E390
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Discography
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BITAGAP ID
4053
Bibliography
The Jew in the Cántigas of Alfonso X, el Sabio
Bagby, Albert