The flower of paradise : Marian devotion and secular song in medieval and renaissance music / David J. Rothenberg.

There is a striking similarity between Marian devotional songs and secular love songs of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance. Two disparate genres-one sacred, the other secular; one Latin, the other vernacular-both praise an idealized, impossibly virtuous woman. Each does so through highly stylized...

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Main Author: Rothenberg, David J.
Format: Electronic
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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