And they sang a new song : twenty-four musical elders at Santiago de Compostela
Susan Havens Caldwell (Screenwriter, Producer, Director), Eugene Enrico (Screenwriter, Producer, Director), David Smeal (Producer), Thomas Binkley (Conductor), Indiana University, Bloomington, University of Oklahoma
Employs art history and music history to discover the meaning of the 24 Elders of the Apocalypse carved in the late twelfth century Portico de la Gloria of the Pilgrimage Church at Santiago de Compostela. The video examines the musical instruments held by the 24 Elders while exploring their meaning within the complex iconography of the sculpted portals. Music from Codex Calixtinus is performed
VHS Video, English, 1989, ©1988
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla., 1989, ©1988
Television programs United States
1 videocassette (28 min., 30 sec.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 bibliography (6 leaves) + 1 booklet (20 pages).
First broadcast in 1989
Title on booklet: Songs of glory
Filmed and photographed on location in Spain and France by David Smeal.
University of Oklahoma Collegium Musicum; Eugene Enrico, conductor; Early Music Institute, Indiana University; Thomas Binkley, conductor.
Produced and edited by Eugene Enrico, Susan Havens Caldwell, and David Smeal. Music performed under the direction of Thomas Binkley and the University of Oklahoma Collegium Musicum, Eugene Enrico, Director, and the Early Music Institute, Indiana University, Thomas Binkley, Director.