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Definition of "rondeaux" []

  • Plural form of rondeau. (noun)

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Use "rondeaux" in a sentence
  • "The chanson texts are often excerpted from longer poems such as rondeaux, but the borrowing may be less straightforward than simply using a refrain; it is often a stanza from within a poem or a selection of lines from various stanzas, not necessarily in order."
  • "Four rondeaux appear in mostly French sources dating from the 1480s and 1490s, and the remaining three may well have been composed before the turn of the century, although their earliest source was compiled in the early 16th century."
  • "All but one of the nine French-texted songs that carry Prioris's name are rondeaux although one survives with only a text incipit."