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  • Ernest H. Sanders
  •  and Mark Lindley

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(1) A medieval Latin term used from the mid-13th century to the mid-15th to signify embellishment and more specifically repetition; the latter sense accounts for its modern use to designate melodic repetition in the tenors of medieval motets. It first occurs in the De mensurabili musica...

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