The Music of the Troubadours

The Music of the Troubadours

Author: Elizabeth Aubrey

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253213894

Category: History

Page: 326

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"The Music of the Troubadours is the first comprehensive critical study of the extant melodies of the troubadours of Occitania. It begins with an overview of their social and political milieu in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, then provides brief biographies of the troubadours whose music survives. The four manuscripts that transmit this music are described in detail, with attention to their genesis in the overlapping roles of composers, singers, and scribes"--Back cover.
The World of the Troubadours
Language: un
Pages: 367
Authors: Linda M. Paterson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-10-05 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Occitania, known today as the "south of France," had its own language and culture in the Middle Ages. Its troubadours created "courtly love" and a new poetic language in the vernacular, which were to influence European literature for centuries. There are many books on the troubadours, but this is the
The Music of the Troubadours
Language: un
Pages: 326
Authors: Elizabeth Aubrey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

"The Music of the Troubadours is the first comprehensive critical study of the extant melodies of the troubadours of Occitania. It begins with an overview of their social and political milieu in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, then provides brief biographies of the troubadours whose music survives. The four manuscripts
The Troubadours
Language: un
Pages: 330
Authors: Simon Gaunt, Professor of French Language and Literature Simon Gaunt, Sarah Kay
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-06-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A general introduction for students to the world of troubadours: poets, poetry, music and culture.
Troubadours and Eloquence
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Linda M. Paterson
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Troubadours and Irony
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Simon Gaunt
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

From Petrarch and Dante to Pound and Eliot, the influence of the troubadours on European poetry has been profound. They have rightly stimulated a vast amount of critical writing, but the majority of modern critics see the troubadour tradition as a corpus of earnestly serious and confessional love poetry, with