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A group of Warwick University students and staff led by Liam Lewis, then a final-year French Studies undergraduate, now a PhD student, set up a medieval music group, Medieval Song at Warwick. The group has given free public concerts and made some recordings of these, along with individual performances of Occitan and/or Old French crusade songs.

On 14 May 2014 at Warwick University Francesco Carapezza recorded musical performances of some Old French and Occitan lyrics. Listen to a recorded interview in Italian where he describes the music and his personal feelings about them, discusses what the manuscripts tell us about the melodies, and explains his approach to performing them; or download a transcript of the interview in Italian or a translation into English.

For modern editions of the melodies see the individual online texts under ‘Versification and music’, and the following collections:

Beck 1937: J. Beck, Anthologie de cent chansons de trouvères et de troubadours des XIIe et XIIIe siècles (Philadelphia, 1937)

Bédier–Aubry 1909: Les Chansons de Croisade avec leurs mélodies, publiées par J. Bédier, mélodies publiées par P. Aubry (Paris, 1909, reprint Geneva, 1974)

Gennrich 19555-1956: F. Gennrich, Altfranzösische Lieder, 2 vols (Tübingen, 1955-1956)

Lafont 1979: Las cançons dels trobadors, melodias publicadas per I. Fernández de la Cuesta, tèxtes establits per R. Lafont (Toulouse, 1979)

Rosenberg – Tischler: S. Rosenberg and H. Tischler, ‘Chanter m’estuet’. Songs of the Trouvères (Bloomington, 1981)

Rosenberg – Switten – Le Vot: S. Rosenberg, M. Switten and G. Le Vot, Songs of the Troubadours and Trouveres: An Anthology of Poems and Melodies (New York and London), 1998

Switten 1985: M. Switten, The Cansos of Raimon de Miraval : a Study of the Poems and Melodies (Cambridge, MA, 1985)

Tischler 1997: Trouvère Lyrics with Melodies. Complete Comparative Edition / Tropatorum Septemtrionalum Poemata cum suis Melodis. Opera Omnia, edited by H. Tischler, 15 vols ( New York and Neuhausen, 1997)

van der Werf 1977, 1999: Trouveres-Melodien, herausgegeben von H. van der Werf (Kassel,1977, 1979 (Monumenta Monodica Medii Aevi, XI, XII).

van der Werf – Bond: The Extant Troubadour Melodies: Transcriptions and Essays for Performers and Scholars, ed. by H. van der Werf, G. A. Bond text editor (Rochester, 1984).