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lai-descort

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The lai-descort, different from the narrative lai, is related to the so-called Arthurian lai. A descort (Old Occitan) or lai (OFr.) is usually strophic, with music varying from strophe to...

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lai-descort

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The lai-descort, different from the narrative lai, is related to the so-called Arthurian lai. A descort (Old Occitan) or lai (OFr.) is usually strophic, with music varying from strophe to...

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lai-descort

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 76 words.

The lai-descort, different from the narrative lai, is related to the so-called Arthurian lai. A descort (Old Occitan) or

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Delinquent <i>Descorts</i> and Medieval Lateness

Judith A. Peraino.

in Giving Voice to Love

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 21632 words.

This chapter focuses on the emergence of the descort in troubadour and trouvère repertories and its particularly self-conscious play with form, genre, and performance. Disruption and...

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Descort

in The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics

P ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 198 words.

Occitan and OF lyric genre, courtly in substance, heterostrophic in versification. The descort, like the lyric *lai,

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descort

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The Provençal word for lai. It was also used for French works and (as discordio) for some Italian pieces. Whether there is any difference between the lai and the descort ...

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