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1.14: Examples of Medieval Music

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  • It’s possible that I just played a little too much D&D as a kid, but I think these medieval songs are totally cool. These listening examples are just for your enjoyment—they won’t be on any test.

    Puis qu’en oubli by Machaut

    This is not one of the pieces on the listening exam, but it is a recording of the chanson whose text is referenced in the reading on Machaut: Puis qu’en oubli.

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    Quant la doulce jouvencelle

    Let the two talented musicians of Asteria serve as your own personal time machine and enjoy a song from about 600 years ago.

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    • Medieval music - Puis qu'en oubli by Machaut. Authored by: LuminaVocalEnsemble. Located at: https://youtu.be/QPJElcjM1OU. License: All Rights Reserved. License Terms: Standard YouTube license
    • Asteria : Quant la doulce jouvencelle (medieval love songs). Authored by: John Buckman. Located at: https://youtu.be/lzwQUPDfLPA. License: All Rights Reserved. License Terms: Standard YouTube license
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