project . 2019 - 2023 . On going

ArsNova

European Ars Nova: Multilingual Poetry and Polyphonic Song in the Late Middle Ages
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 786379 Call for proposal: ERC-2017-ADG
  • Funded under: H2020 | ERC | ERC-ADG Overall Budget: 2,193,380 EURFunder Contribution: 2,193,380 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Jan 2019
    End Date
    31 Dec 2023
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Description
Dante Alighieri at the dawn of the 1300s, as well as Eustache Deschamps almost a century later, conceived poetry as music in itself. But what happens with poetry when it is involved in the complex architecture of polyphony? The aim of this project is to study for the first time the corpus of 14th- and early 15th-century poetry set to music by Ars Nova polyphonists (more than 1200 texts). This repertoire gathers different poetic and musical traditions, as shown by the multilingual anthologies copied during the last years of the Schism. The choice of this corpus is motivated by two primary goals: a) to offer a new interpretation of its meaning and function in the ...
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Description
Dante Alighieri at the dawn of the 1300s, as well as Eustache Deschamps almost a century later, conceived poetry as music in itself. But what happens with poetry when it is involved in the complex architecture of polyphony? The aim of this project is to study for the first time the corpus of 14th- and early 15th-century poetry set to music by Ars Nova polyphonists (more than 1200 texts). This repertoire gathers different poetic and musical traditions, as shown by the multilingual anthologies copied during the last years of the Schism. The choice of this corpus is motivated by two primary goals: a) to offer a new interpretation of its meaning and function in the ...
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