My review of Helen Deeming’s edition of Songs in British Sources (Musica Britannica, vol. 95), has just become available via the advance access section of Early Music .
So you think there is no medieval British song tradition to speak of? Well, think again!
Helen Deeming has edited over 100 songs from sources in Britain from before c.1300. I was fortunate enough to be sent a review copy…
Elizabeth Eva Leach. “Witnesses of insular song”,
Early Music 42/3 (2014), [pages to follow when volume appears; currently in advance access]. doi: 10.1093/em/cau072
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Links to online images of manuscripts of containing the medieval Galego-Portuguese song repertory. Continue reading
Links to the sources of Thibaut’s
Roman de la poire. Continue reading
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My review of Jennifer Saltzstein’s stimulating new book on thirteenth-century refrains has just appeared in the Cambridge University Press journal, Plainsong and Medieval Music . Continue reading
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