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Sortisatio (Lat.)locked

  • Howard Mayer Brown

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A word for improvised counterpoint, and especially for florid melodies added to a cantus prius factus, used in Germany from c1500 to the middle of the 17th century. The word first appeared in a German MS of c1476 (D-Rp 98 th.4°) and shortly afterwards in Nicolaus Wollick’s ...

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