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Melissa Snell

The Carmina Burana

By April 3, 2013

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In the early 19th century, in a Benedictine monastery in Bavaria, a collection of songs and plays was discovered. Written by wandering scholars known as Goliards, the songs would prove a significant resource for understanding medieval music, and they would influence a modern composer whose work would appear in so many films, TV shows and commercials it would infiltrate our popular subconscious.

Find out more about the Carmina Burana in this introduction by your Guide.

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