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Restoring Lost Songs: Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy


This new performance edition features the restored melodies of six songs from the recovered Cambridge Songs leaf, which span Boethius' lament in the face of his impending execution through to Philosophy's stern rebuke to rein in his emotions. The edition provides guidance on how to read the notation, a free to use translation, and commentary, to enable performers to prepare their own versions of the Songs of Consolation.  Please do let us know your comments and suggestions, any questions you might have, and how the edition is being used, either via the comments below or by email.