Petrus dictus Palma ociosa


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(fl. 1336)

His name translates as ‘Peter, called the lazy hand’. French Cistercian whose Compendium de discantu mensurabili contains a detailed discussion of the ars nova motet. See also musica mensurabilis; musical notation; polyphony: [various].


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

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