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By Sean Gallagher

Secular tune of the 15th and 16th centuries encompasses a very wide selection of works and practices: courtly love songs, track for civic festivities, instrumental tune, entertainments supplied through minstrels, the unwritten traditions of solo making a song, and lots more and plenty else. This choice of essays addresses lots of those practices, with a spotlight on polyphonic settings of vernacular texts, interpreting their old and stylistic contexts, their transmission in written and published resources, questions of functionality, and composers? techniques to textual content surroundings. Essays were chosen to mirror the wide variety of themes that experience occupied students in contemporary many years, and brought jointly, they aspect to the extra basic value of secular song inside a extensive advanced of cultural practices and institutions.

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