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troubadour or troubadorMiddle French troubadour, from Old Provencal trobador, a derivative of trobar to compose in verse, invent
The trouveres developed a lyric poetry distinct from that of the troubadours, and, unlike the latter, they did not prize obscurity of metaphor for its own sake.
It wouldn't be a Troubadour show if it didn't skirt the line between good and bad taste.
That plus the ear-splitting level at which the Troubadour band drowns the Miles Playhouse means that the clowning antics of Matt Walker and company are probably best suited for adults and big kids.
At the packed and very sold-out Troubadour, following a larger show at the Palace a day earlier, the members of SDRE played out their hearts and souls -- channeled through microphones, guitars and drums -- to the gathered converted in a performance so inspired and heartfelt that wider exposure for the group appears both inevitable and unwelcome.
Raynouard's Grammaire romane, published in 1816, includes many examples from troubadour poetry, given both in the original and in French translation.
These groups, writes Wesleyan music professor Gage Averill, played noncommercially and drew from the troubadour tradition: "In many cases, the groups rewrote and radicalized peasant songs, transforming them into weapons to use against the dictatorship.
The opening chapters deal with knighthood, vassalage and feudalism, and the way in which they are reflected in troubadour poetry.
The band undertook a short but wildly popular tour of intimate California venues last April, including six sold-out nights at the Troubadour in Los Angeles.
Whether the poem is or is not an articulation of lesbian desire is less important than the ludic strategy that takes place here: a woman poet uses all the terms a troubadour might address to a woman, but instead of addressing them to a man, she speaks them to a woman.
He toasted his success with champagne at West London's Troubadour bar.
It was here that the troubadour culture flourished and here that the Academie des Jeux Floraux de Toulouse continues to this day.
Special award recipients -- who will also receive cash prizes of $500 to $1,000 -- include the Troubadour Theater Company, Culture Clash's Richard Montoya, the Chance Theater, set designer Joel Daavid, lighting designer Christian Epps and musical director Gerald Sternbach.
The troubadour concept of amour-cortois has been an unending source of inspiration to the entire gamut of European poetry, and none can set aside the decided influence it exerted on a galaxy of poets--the French Trouvers, the German Minnesingers, the Italian poets of the sweet 'New Style' (dolce still nuove) and finally the English poets like Chaucer, Gower, Spenser, Shakespeear, the Metaphysicals, John Keats, Robert Browning, the Rossettis and the famous modern-poet-critic Ezra Pound.
Terry George (inset), who writes in Fresh every Monday, exhibits his big-scale pictures of the Rio de Janeiro Carnival at the Troubadour Gallery in Chorlton from August 11.