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Le Cantigas de Santa Maria: toutes les images couleur 370

The Cantigas de Santa Maria - medieval-era manuscripts written during the reign of Alfonso X "El Sabio" Spain, one of the largest collections of monophonic (solo) songs from the middle ages.

Andalusian lutes from the Cantigas de Santa Maria, c. 1250 AD. Muslims conquered Spain in the 8th Century,  and Spain became a musical melting pot, generating new music and instruments.  Sound holes resemble 2nd Century Gandhara lute and 7th Century Syrian lute.

Andalusian lutes from the Cantigas de Santa Maria, c. Muslims conquered Spain in the Century, and Spain became a musical melting pot, generating new music and instruments. Sound holes resemble Century Gandhara lute and Century Syrian lute.