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En attendant esperance conforte

ballade by Jacob Senleches


Chantilly: Bibliothèque du Musée Condé 564, fol. 44 (3/1);
Modena: Biblioteca Estense e Universitaria a.M.5.24 (Latino 568; olim IV.D.5), fol. 40v-41 (3/1).


1. APEL, Willi. The Notation of Polyphonic Music 900-1600, Cambridge/Massachusetts: The Medieval Academy of America, 1942, p. 423 (MOe5.24).
2. Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, edited by Friedrich Blume, 16 vols., Kassel and Basel: Bärenreiter, 1949 ff, plate 28 (CH564).


1. French Secular Music of the Late Fourteenth Century, edited by Willi Apel, Cambridge/Massachusetts: Medieval Academy of America, 1950, no. 49.
2. 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. 47 (MOe5.24).
3. French Secular Compositions of the Fourteenth Century, music edited by Willi Apel, texts edited by Samuel N. Rosenberg, Rome: American Institute of Musicology, 1970. Corpus Mensurabilis Musicae 53/I, p. 167 (MOe5.24).
4. French Secular Music. Manuscript Chantilly, Musée Condé 564, Second Part, edited by Gordon K. Greene, Monaco: Editions de L'Oiseau-Lyre, 1982. Polyphonic Music of the Fourteenth Century XIX, p. 58.


1. PAGÉS, Amédée. La poésie française en Catalogne du XIIIe siècle à la fin du XIVe, Paris: 1936, p. 59.
2. APEL, Willi. The Notation of Polyphonic Music 900-1600, Cambridge/Massachusetts: The Medieval Academy of America, 1942, pp. 422-425, & example 61.
3. BESSELER, Heinrich. 'Ars Nova', Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, I (1951): 702-729.
4. MIES, Otto. 'Ballade', Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, I (1951): 1120-1127. [supplement XV (1973): 438].
5. REANEY, Gilbert. 'The Middle Ages', [in] A History of Song, edited by Denis Stevens, 2nd edition, New York: W. W. Norton, 1970, p. 51.
6. 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.
7. KOEHLER, Laurie. Review of Gordon K. Greene (ed.), pp. 635-636, 637.


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. Ce Diabolic Chant: Ballades, Rondeaus & Virelais of the Late 14th Century, The Medieval Ensemble of London, directed by Peter Davies & Timothy Davies (1983): Oiseau-Lyre DSDL 704 (GB).

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