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France (Fr. Republique Francaise)locked

  • François Lesure,
  • Claudie Marcel-Dubois
  •  and Denis Laborde

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At the end of the 9th century, after the decline of Gallican chant, France was divided both linguistically and on the question of musical notation: the area in which the langue d’Oc was spoken used Aquitanian notation, while further north the notations of Brittany and Lorraine were employed (...

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