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
> to work on this corpus of music.
Sounds like muwashshah.at, of which each stanza had a refrain called
a kharja in Arabic or Hebrew.