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Early Music singers led by conductor Malcolm J. Merriweather walk from West Park Presbyterian Church to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, carrying lanterns along Amsterdam Ave while singing medieval melodies once sung along the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela.
All singers are invited to join, from absolute beginners to early music specialists — no rehearsal necessary. Scores are available below as PDFs; click here to download them all.
Presented in association with West Park Presbyterian Church and the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine.
On the program:
From the Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X El Sabio (1221–1284)
“Santa Maria, strela do dia” (100) [pdf]
“Quen a omagen da Virgen” (353) [pdf]
From the Llibre Vermell de Montserrat (14th century)
“Stella Splendens” [pdf]
“Laudemus Virginem” [pdf]
“Splendens Ceptigera” [pdf]
The Coventry Carol (16th century) [pdf]