Cantigas de Santa Maria http://hppr.org en Cantigas de Santa Maria (Canticles of Holy Mary): Wednesday, Dec 25 at 1 pm CT http://hppr.org/post/cantigas-de-santa-maria-canticles-holy-mary-wednesday-dec-25-1-pm-ct <p>Explore a glimpse of this vast (420 compositions) repertoire of poetry, songs, stories, and recitations about the “Blessed Virgin Mary” in this holiday special.&nbsp; The immense collection of Marian songs and poetry came from the Court of King Alfonso X (1252-1284) of Castile-Leon (now Spain).&nbsp; We will visit the songs and stories as interpreted by musicologist and contemporary musicians playing on period and modern instruments.&nbsp; Join the growing number of enthusiasts who appreciate the complex themes and musical surprises of the Cantigas de Santa Maria.&nbsp; Hosted by HPPR’s Debra Bolton. Sun, 20 Oct 2013 02:00:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 9722 at http://hppr.org Cantigas de Santa Maria (Canticles of Holy Mary): Wednesday, Dec 25 at 1 pm CT