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CSM Number : 411
Short name: The Feast of the Nativity of the Virgin (8 September) Alternative: Beeito foi o dia / e benaventurada
Incipit: Bẽeito foi o dia
Refrain: Bẽeito foi o dia/ e benaventurada/ a ora que a Virgen/ Madre de Deus, foi nada.
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Metrical data
Stanza: 13' 13' 13' 13' Refrain: 13' 13'
No. of Stanzas: 30
Rhyme scheme: AA | bbba Zejel: Yes
MS locations:
EFestas 01, ToFSM 001
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