Selections From The Carmina Burana: A New Verse Translation by David AnonymousSelections From The Carmina Burana: A New Verse Translation by David Anonymous

Selections From The Carmina Burana: A New Verse Translation

byDavid AnonymousTranslated byDavid ParlettEditorBetty Radice

Paperback | May 6, 1986

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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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A former language-teacher and technical journalist, David Parlett began freelancing in 1975 as a games inventor and author of books on games, a field in which he has built up an impressive international reputation. He is an accredited consultant on gaming terminology to the New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary (1993) and regularly adv...
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Title:Selections From The Carmina Burana: A New Verse TranslationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 0.61 inPublished:May 6, 1986Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140444408

ISBN - 13:9780140444407

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