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[Latin, to escort or to guide (Pl. conductus, conducti)]

A medieval song with monophonic or polyphonic texture and a Latin text that is rhymed and rhythmicIt is thought to have its origin in the south of France around the end of the 12th century. Used by the Notre Dame composers, it became well established from about 1160 to about 1240, but was replaced by the motet in the second half of the 13th century.


Last Updated: 2015-04-02 15:37:53