Renaissance Love Songs (Study Guide)

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Renaissance Love Songs Study Guide Whereas the music of the Middle Ages is predominantly sacred, there is a great flourishing of songs dedicated to secular topics, predominatly love, in the 15th through the early 17th centuries. With the invention of music printing, the spread of literacy and improved travel musical and poetic ideas travelled rapidly around Europe, creating a distinctive set of ideas which elaborated themes inherited from the troubadours and their descendents. The notion of courtly love was now hardly taken seriously, but its imagery was still powerful. Gilles Binchois: Dueil angoisseux (text by Christine de Pisan), from The Castle of Fair Welcome, Hyperion CDA66194, track 6. Christine de Pisan (or Pizan) was a 14th-century French writer who was wed at 15 and widowed at ...

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