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Belle bonne sage

Three-voice rondeau by Baude Cordier


Chantilly: Bibliothèque du Musée Condé 564, fol. 11v (3/1).


1. WOLF, Johannes. Musikalische Schrifttafeln, Leipzig: 1923, plate 100.
2. APEL, Willi. The Notation of Polyphonic Music 900-1600, Cambridge/Massachusetts: The Medieval Academy of America, 1942, p. 427.
3. GENNRICH, Friedrich. Abriss der Mensuralnotation des XIV und der ersten Hälfte des XV Jahrhunderts, Nieder-Modau: 1948. Musikwissenschaftliche Studienbibliothek 3-4, p. 52.
4. Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, edited by Friedrich Blume, 16 vols., Kassel and Basel: Bärenreiter, 1949 ff, plate 55.


1. RIEMANN, Hugo. Handbuch der Musikgeschichte, 5 vols., Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1904-1913, Vol. II, p. 354.
2. Early Fifteenth Century Music, edited by Gilbert Reaney, [n.p.]: American Institute of Musicology, 1955. Corpus Mensurabilis Musicae 11/I, p. 9.
3. Historical Anthology of Music. Vol. I. Oriental, Medieval and Renaissance Music, edited by Archibald T. Davison and Willi Apel, Cambridge/Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1966, no. 48b.
4. French Secular Music. Manuscript Chantilly, Musée Condé 564, First Part, edited by Gordon K. Greene, Monaco: Editions de L'Oiseau-Lyre, 1981. Polyphonic Music of the Fourteenth Century XVIII, p. 1.


1. APEL, Willi. The Notation of Polyphonic Music 900-1600, Cambridge/Massachusetts: The Medieval Academy of America, 1942, pp. 425-426, & example 62.
2. REANEY, Gilbert. 'The manuscript Chantilly, Musee Conde, 1047', Musica Disciplina, VIII (1954), p. 68.
3. GÜNTHER, Ursula. 'Der Gebrauch des tempus perfectum diminutum in der Handschrift Chantilly 1047', Archiv für Musikwissenschaft, XVII (1960), pp. 279-280.
4. REANEY, Gilbert. 'The Middle Ages', [in] A History of Song, edited by Denis Stevens, 2nd edition, New York: W. W. Norton, 1970, p. 52.
5. HOPPIN, Richard H. Medieval Music, New York: W. W. Norton, 1978, p. 485.
6. WILLIAMS, C. 'Two examples of mannerist notation in the late fourteenth century', Miscellanea Musicologica, XI (1980), p. 113.
7. COX, Bobby Wayne. 'Pseudo-augmentation in the manuscript Bologna, Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale, Q15 (BL)', Journal of Musicology, 1 (1982), p. 437.
8. GÜNTHER, Ursula. 'Unusual phenomena in the transmission of late fourteenth-century polyphonic music', Musica Disciplina, XXXVIII (1984), p. 91.
9. WILKINS, Nigel. 'The late mediaeval French lyric: with music and without', Musik und Text in der Mehrstimmigkeit des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts, edited by U. Günther and L. Finscher, Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1984, pp. 155-174.


1. Historical Anthology of Music in Performance. Vol. 1: Late Medieval Music (1300 - 1400), University of Chicago Collegium Musicum, South Illinois Univ, directed by Howard Mayer Brown, Wesley Morgan (1968?): Pleiades P 250.
2. Codex Chantilly: airs de cour, Ensemble Organum, directed by Marcel Pérès (1987): HMC 901252.
3. The Chantilly Codex, Ensemble Organum, directed by Marcel Pérès (1987): Harmonia Mundi HMC 1252.
4. Ars Magis Subtiliter, Project Ars Nova (1989): New Albion Records NA 021 CD.

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