Manuscripts and Medieval Song: Inscription, Performance, Context

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The manuscript sources of medieval song rarely fit the description of 'songbook' easily. Instead, they are very often mixed compilations that place songs alongside other diverse contents, and the songs themselves may be inscribed as texts alone or as verbal and musical notation. This book looks afresh at these manuscripts through ten case studies, representing key sources in Latin, French, German, and English from across Europe during the Middle Ages. Each chapter is authored by a leading expert and treats a case study in ...

Manuscripts and Medieval Song: Inscription, Performance, Context 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107062634

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