Carmina Burana. Cantiones profanae cantoribus et choris cantandae comitantibus instrumentis atque imaginibus magicis. Facsimile of the Composer’s Autograph Score in the Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek München. Edited by the Carl Orff-Stiftung With Introductory Notes by Hartmut Schaefer and Werner Thomas.

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Mainz, 1997. 32 x 42 cm, 160, xxxi pp. Full-color facsimile, in the original folio format, of the autograph fair copy. Orff’s great musico-dramatic masterpiece composed on a sequence of medieval Latin lyrics with exciting block chords and driving rhythms. This deluxe edition captures the dark and light blue inks of the composer’s handwriting, with additions in lead and colored pencil. Binding in black linen & quarter leather. (special limited offer). $345

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