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  • From the 12th century he identifies laments of the Virgin Mary (called a planctus Mariae) and complaintes d'amour (complaints of love).

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • A planctus is a lament, or song or poem which expresses grief or mourning.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • From the 12th century he identifies laments of the Virgin Mary (called a planctus Mariae) and complaintes d'amour (complaints of love).

    "The Holy Week Weeping Tone"

  • A planctus is a lament, or song or poem which expresses grief or mourning.

    "The Holy Week Weeping Tone"

  • The earliest planctus for which music survives are from the 10th century, from manuscripts associated with the abbey of Saint Martial at Limoges.

    "The Holy Week Weeping Tone"

  • The earliest planctus for which music survives are from the 10th century, from manuscripts associated with the abbey of Saint Martial at Limoges.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • From the 9th century, they include dirges for the dead, particularly for royals or heroes, vernacular laments sung by women, Germanic songs of exile and journeying, and fictional planctus on biblical or classical themes.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • From the 9th century, they include dirges for the dead, particularly for royals or heroes, vernacular laments sung by women, Germanic songs of exile and journeying, and fictional planctus on biblical or classical themes.

    "The Holy Week Weeping Tone"

  • A few days later, happy with my very buttoned-down purchases, but still ruminating over the many possibilities in becoming a new Heo, and intermittently giving some thought to The Wanderer and his 'anhaga' situation It's not so much that I enjoy plaintive poetry, as it is that I have a planctus problem, that I remembered the anxiety of the greater culture over the 'anhaga.'

    ofer waþema gebind & a meme

  • A few days later, happy with my very buttoned-down purchases, but still ruminating over the many possibilities in becoming a new Heo, and intermittently giving some thought to The Wanderer and his 'anhaga' situation It's not so much that I enjoy plaintive poetry, as it is that I have a planctus problem, that I remembered the anxiety of the greater culture over the 'anhaga.'

    Archive 2007-12-01

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