These pieces (in Noteworthy Composer format) are for private use only. You may download them for your own personal use.
You may NOT market them for monetary gain. You may NOT use the scores to give a public performance unless you have the permission of the copyright holder/user who submitted the file.
You will find the contact details in this file. If you are having difficulties, please contact for further advice.
For more information on copyright, please read this.
Would you like to recommend this NoteWorthy submission to others?
Then click on the recommend icon at the foot of this page.
For more details about recommending, click here.
|File:||venttro.nwc (June 2002) 2 kB|
|Full name of work:||Troubadour Canso|
|Composer:||Ventadorn, Bernart de|
|Lyricist:||Bernart de Ventadorn|
|Name of file creator:||József Fábián|
|e-mail address:||Jozsef "dot" Fabian "at" office "dot" ksh "dot" hu|
|Comments:||Bernart de Ventadour (Ventadorn)(c.1125 - 1195) Troubadour, born in Ventadorn. The son of a kitchen scullion, he served Eleanor of Aquitaine (for whom many of his best and most expressive songs were written) at the court of her husband, Henry II of England, and also Raimon of Toulouse, before entering the monastery where he ended his life. Few other troubadours left so many melodies which have survived; there are eighteen, and many of them became well known all over medieval Europe, some being given German texts by Minnesingers such asFriedrich von Husen and Dietmar von Aist. Some of his songs, including the especially famous Quan veil'aloete,show the melodic influence of Gregorian chant.|