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date: 16 February 2019

rotrouenge (Old Fr.; Provençal: retroncha). 

The Oxford Companion to Music
Jane BellinghamJane Bellingham

A term found in the repertories of trouvère and troubadour songs, where it appears to denote a particular type of poem. None of the extant sources, however, gives any clear indication of its significance. Four troubadour poems (three of which have music) are given the title; all have a refrain. Six pieces survive from the trouvère repertory (only one with music), four of them attributed to ... ...

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