Image by Vassil — Personal work, CC0
For all that he is The Philosopher in the later Middle Ages, the most striking iconographical depictions of Aristotle from the period are of him on all fours, being ridden by a woman.
Musicology, medieval to modern
Wikipedia’s list of Gautier’s works looked a bit thin to me, so I’ve edited the page (fingers crossed the edits persist!)
The fifth song in the grands chants is unique to Douce 308 and is thus transmitted to us without any melody. However, its versification makes it possible to sing it to the tune of a song with a similar poetic structure.
At the end of the first full week of my project, I offer a working edition of one of Douce 308’s unique songs in the grand chant section.
Copies of my new co-edited book now received!
Texte et présentation Powerpoint sur le contrepoint chez Machaut.
Links to online images of manuscripts of containing the medieval Galego-Portuguese song repertory.
Links to the sources of Thibaut’s Roman de la poire.
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.
Beast satire with songs.