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Re: CONLANG Digest - 5 Oct 2007 to 6 Oct 2007 (#2007-277)

From:Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>
Date:Monday, October 8, 2007, 3:49
On Oct 7, 2007, at 2:26 PM, John Chalmers wrote:

> I believe that there are musical settings of texts (Mozarabic chant?) > from Muslim Spain that have verses in both Old Spanish and Arabic. > However, I couldn't find a good reference to this on the internet, > but I > recall a doctoral candidate in the 60's having to study Arabic in > order > to work on this corpus of music.
Sounds like, of which each stanza had a refrain called a kharja in Arabic or Hebrew.