Courtly Love Songs of Medieval France by Mary O'Neill
(Oxford Monographs on Music)

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Mary O'Neill examines the legacy of the medieval poet composers of Northern France, the trouvères. For many years problems and difficulties concerning the surviving melodies have prevented us from accessing these songs. Many of these problems are addressed here, bringing us closer to a true understanding of the repertoire.
 

About Mary O'Neill

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Mary O’Neill’s (1905–90) memorable poetry includes Hailstones and Halibut Bones, a New York Times Book Review Best Book. Cynthia Jabar has illustrated a number of picture books, including her own. She lives in Portland, Maine.
 
Published March 9, 2006 by Oxford University Press. 242 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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