Peire Vidal

(c.1160 - 1205?)

Troubadour, born in Toulouse; active from 1175 onwards not only in Provence, Spain and northern Italy but also at the Hungarian court. Apparently an eccentric character, he exploited the esoteric style known as the 'trobar clos'; thirteen of his forty poems have surviving melodies. Bim pac d'lverucovers a remarkable range of almost two octaves.

See: Transcriptions of Troubadour Melodies By W. D. Snodgrass From Lark in the Morning: The Verses of the Troubadours

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