Sunday, February 12, 2017

“La Rosa Enflorece”

Today’s Sunday music feature showcases Montserrat Figueras singing the beautiful medieval Sephardic romance, “La Rosa Enflorece”. She is accompanied by Hespèrion XXI, directed by Jordi Savall. The recording is from their box set Dinastia Borgia, released on Alia Vox in 2009.

An English translation of the lyric may be found at this link, while the Spanish lyric can be found here.

Image links to its source on Wiki Commons
Codex Manesse, UB Heidelberg, Cod. Pal. germ. 848, fol. 20r: Graf Rudolf von Neuenburg - between 1305 and 1315
Public domain.

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