Cuaderno de Tonos de Maitines de Sor María Clara del Santísimo Sacramento [Notebook of Psalm Tones for Matins of Sister María Clara del Santísimo Sacramento] - (ed. Calvert Johnson)

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Sister María Clara del Santísimo Sacramento (fl. ca. 1650–1700 in New Spain)
She is believed to have composed "Cuaderno de Tonos de Maitines," which was found in a unique notebook carrying her name. As such, her compositions would be the only palpable evidence of a creative work by a nun from New Spain.

Cuaderno de Tonos de Maitines de Sor María Clara del Santísimo Sacramento [Notebook of Psalm Tones for Matins of Sister María Clara del Santísimo Sacramento] - (ed. Calvert Johnson)

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edited by Calvert Johnson One of only a very few existing collections of eighteenth-century organ music of the convents and monasteries in New Spain (Mexico). A compilation of over ninety works by diverse composers, including sets of versets in all eight psalm tones in a variety of styles. Also contains an extensive bilingual (English and Spanish) thirty-page preface on all aspects of the performance practices of this music. 112 pages. Easy to medium.

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