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CE FUT EN MAI


What does the title mean?

"It happened in May"

CE FUT EN MAI


What type of music is it?

A monophonic chanson written in the trouvere tradition




A trouvere is a travelling poet-musician from Northern France

CE FUT EN MAI


What is it about?

a disheartened lover happens on a pair of lovers and they comfort him

CE FUT EN MAI


What is so strange about the music plus the text?

The music is upbeat and cheery


The story is very depressing

CE FUT EN MAI


What is the rhyming structure?

AAB AAB CCB CCB

CE FUT EN MAI


What is the form?

Strophic form, each stanza is sung to the same melody

CE FUT EN MAI


Who is the composer?

Moniot d'Arras

KALENDA MAYA


Who is the composer?

Raimbaut de Vaqueiras

KALENDA MAYA

What style is this written in?

It's an estampie written in the troubadour tradition.