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Wizlâv - Minnesinger

Burkhard Kippenberg

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(fl c1300). German Minnesinger. 13 Minnelieder and 14 Sprüche are attributed to him in the Jena manuscript; 17 of them have melodies in this source. The Minnelieder are composed of traditional formulae and motifs, while religious and moralizing topics predominate in his Spruch poetry. He stated that he had learnt the art of poetry from ‘der Ungelârte’, none of whose poetry survives. A member of a later generation of poets, he

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