24Jun16: Completed v.s v.1 and v.2 of Valderrábano’s “Silva de Sirenas”. These are polyphonic pieces, including many settings of liturgical pieces of one kind or another, burt also some villanellas, sonetos, and romances.. For each piece, the composer has specified a line in the polyphony to be sung. Notes to be sung are colored red, and the words are given underneath. In v.1, these are given without words. In v.2, where the bulk of these pieces reside, I have created a mensural staff above the tab, with what I hope is reasonably accurate text underlay. Fortunately, Valderrábano has been pretty careful in his placement of the words. The source facsimiles, somewhat cleaned up, are also available on my site.


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