Carmina Burana Author:Judith Lynn Sebesta Carl Orff's 24 selections from the 200 poems of the Carmina Burana celebrate the universal range of human emotion and experience: passion, longing, exuberance, humor, rebellion, ennui, resignation. Now tender, now tragic; secular, yet reverent; the poems of the Carmina touch the chords of our purest and darkest spirituality. — An excellent resour... more »ce for the student, the performer, the audience, and the general reader, this dual-language edition provides two moving translations of the original Latin, facing vocabulary, and informative essays. This text will enrich understanding and heighten appreciation of these beloved medieval poems.
* Original Latin poems with facing vocabulary, translation, and essays
* Additional literary translation by Jeffery M. Duban
* Featuring medieval woodcuts as well as 17 original illustrations by Thom Kapheim
* Carmina Burana, with its provocative subject matter and evocative music, makes Latin a vibrant, living language!« less