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Latin term generally for ‘song’ (pre-14th century); thereafter applied to non-liturgical sacred song with strophic Latin texts. The latter was cultivated in monophonic and polyphonic textures, primarily by secular clergy and pedagogically by friars.

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


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