CSM Cantiga 126 Lyrics: De toda chaga ben póde guarir

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De toda chaga ben póde guarir
Cantiga 126: De toda chaga ben póde guarir
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Esta é como Santa María guareceu un óme en Élche dũa saeta que lle entrara pelos óssos da faz.

Line Refrain  Metrics  
1 De toda chaga ben póde guarir 10  A
2 e de door a Virgen sen falir. CSM 126:2Curiously, the first repeat of this refrain in [E] ends with the word mentir rather than falir, but all subsequent repeats have falir again. Since there is no obvious reason for this single deviation—nothing in the first stanza would seem to justify it—I have not gone for the full treatment as a variant refrain along the lines of CSM 2 or 290. 10  A
 
  Stanza I     
3 Como sãou en Élche ũa vez 10  b
4 Santa María, a Sennor de prez, 10  b
5 a un óme de chaga que lle fez 10  b
6 ũa saet', onde cuidou fĩir. 10  A
  De toda chaga ben póde guarir...    
 
  Stanza II     
7 Ca a saeta ll' entrara assí 10  b
8 pelos óssos da faz, com' aprendí, 10  b
9 que non lla podían tirar dalí 10  b
10 per maestría, nen i avĩir. 10  A
  De toda chaga ben póde guarir...    
Cantigas de Santa Maria for Singers ©2013 by Andrew Casson
www.cantigasdesantamaria.com/csm/126
 
  Stanza III     
11 E con tẽaces a ían fillar, 10  b
12 mas per ren non lla podían tirar 10  b
13 nen con baesta que ían armar; 10  b
14 ca Déus non llo quería consentir 10  A
  De toda chaga ben póde guarir...    
 
  Stanza IV     
15 Que guarisse, senôn pola Sennor 10  b
16 nóssa, sa Madre. Porên sofredor 10  b
17 foi aquel óme de tan gran door, 10  b
18 de qual vos guarde Déus, se por ben vir. 10  A
  De toda chaga ben póde guarir...    
 
  Stanza V     
19 Pois viu aquel óme que ren valer 10  b
20 non lle podía que fosse fazer, 10  b
21 ben ant' o séu altar se fez trager 10  b
22 de Santa María, e repentir 10  A
  De toda chaga ben póde guarir...    
Cantigas de Santa Maria for Singers ©2013 by Andrew Casson
www.cantigasdesantamaria.com/csm/126
 
  Stanza VI     
23 Se foi de séus pecados; e chorou 10  b
24 muito e mui ben se mãefestou 10  b
25 e Santa María muito chamou, 10  b
26 e lógo o férro lle fez saír 10  A
  De toda chaga ben póde guarir...    
 
  Stanza VII     
27 Sen door ela dos óssos da faz. 10  b
28 E esto viron ómẽes assaz, 10  b
29 que a loaron, ca en ela jaz 10  b
30 mais de ben que podemos comedir. 10  A
  De toda chaga ben póde guarir...    
 

Footnotes

Line 2:

Curiously, the first repeat of this refrain in [E] ends with the word mentir rather than falir, but all subsequent repeats have falir again. Since there is no obvious reason for this single deviation—nothing in the first stanza would seem to justify it—I have not gone for the full treatment as a variant refrain along the lines of CSM 2 or 290.

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Footnotes

E1:

The manuscript has another two staves at this point, with a decorated capital D and the text of the whole refrain (with the word mentir replacing falir at the end—see the note to lyric line 2) but without musical notation.

Manuscript references

External links marked are to facsimiles on Greg Lindahl's Cantigas de Santa Maria website.

[E]126viewhttp://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/cantigas/facsimiles/E/255small.htmlExternal link
[T]126 

Oxford CSM Database record

External link to poem data:  CSM 126http://csm.mml.ox.ac.uk/index.php?p=poemdata_view&rec=126

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Metrical summary

Refrain

10  10

Stanzas

10  10  10  10

Rhyme

AA / bbbA
 RIIIIIIIVVVIVII
A
b iou̯

Estimated performance times

Average syllables / min. Time
Very slow508:48
Slow1004:24
Medium1502:55
Fast2002:12
Very fast2501:45

These are very approximate total times for a full sung (or spoken) performance of all stanzas with all repeats of the refrain. Note that the speed is in average syllables per minute, and no particular mensural interpretation is assumed. More ornamented music will reduce the syllabic speed considerably. Remember also to add time for instrumental preludes, interludes and postludes.

Total syllables: 440