Selections From The Carmina Burana: A New Verse Translation

Paperback | May 6, 1986

byDavid AnonymousTranslated byDavid ParlettEditorBetty Radice

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This is a selection from the 13the century collection of secular latin poems. Some are serious (eg Crusade poems) but the majority are light, including many love poems. A number of items from the Carmina are well known as text for Carl Orff's 'Scenic Cantata'.

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This is a selection from the 13the century collection of secular latin poems. Some are serious (eg Crusade poems) but the majority are light, including many love poems. A number of items from the Carmina are well known as text for Carl Orff's 'Scenic Cantata'.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classi...

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This is a selection from the 13the century collection of secular latin poems. Some are serious (eg Crusade poems) but the majority are light, including many love poems. A number of items from the Carmina are well known as text for Carl Orff’s ’Scenic Cantata’.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.77 × 5.09 × 0.65 inPublished:May 6, 1986Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0140444408

ISBN - 13:9780140444407

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