[music] The rondeau (French; plural form rondeaux) was a Medieval and early Renaissance musical form, based on the contemporary popular poetic rondeau form. It is distinct from the 18th century rondo, though the terms are likely related. With the virelai and the ballade, it is one of the thr...
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Usually a fifteen line poem, of French origin, composed of three uneven length stanzas. It features a refrain at the end of the second and third stanzas which is taken from the first line of the poem. There is also a ten line version of the rondeau.
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[n] - a French verse form of 10 or 13 lines running on two rhymes
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Ron·deau' noun [ French See Roundel .] [ Written also rondo .] 1. A species of lyric poetry so composed as to contain a refrain or repetition which recurs according to a fixed law, and a limited number of rhymes recurring also by ru...
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rondel noun a French verse form of 10 or 13 lines running on two rhymes; the opening phrase is repeated as the refrain of the second and third stanzas
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• (n.) A species of lyric poetry so composed as to contain a refrain or repetition which recurs according to a fixed law, and a limited number of rhymes recurring also by rule. • (n.) See Rondo, 1.
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one of several formes fixes (`fixed forms`) in French lyric poetry and song of the 14th and 15th centuries. The full form of a rondeau consists of ... [7 related articles]
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[poetry] This article is about the poetry form. For other uses, see Rondeau. A rondeau (plural rondeaux) is a form of French poetry with 15 lines written on two rhymes, as well as a corresponding musical form developed to set this characteristic verse structure. It was one of the three forme...
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Rondeau is a surname with French origins. Some notable people with this name include: ==People== ==In the arts== ==Other== ...
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a mainly octosyllabic poem consisting of between ten and fifteen lines, having only two rhymes and with the opening words used twice as an unrhyming refrain at the end of the second and third stanzas. The ten-line version rhymes abbaabC abbaC (where the capital C stands for the refrain). The fifteen...
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French medieval lyric poem form of 10 or 13 lines with only two rhymes throughout, and with the opening words used twice as a refrain. The term `rondeau` is a later form of rondel, and first occurs in the 13th century, when it was used for lyrics accompanying a dance or `round`
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