Roundelay vs Rondelet - What's the difference?

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Roundelay is a related term of rondelet.


As nouns the difference between roundelay and rondelet

is that roundelay is (music) a poem or song having a line or phrase repeated at regular intervals while rondelet is a metric verse (form), modeled after the rondeau, in two rhymes over seven lines, the first (in four syllables) being repeated as third and refrain (final one), each other line having eight syllables.

roundelay

Alternative forms

* rondelay

Noun

(en noun)
  • (music) A poem or song having a line or phrase repeated at regular intervals.
  • (Spenser)
    (Tennyson)
  • A dance in a circle.
  • Anything having a round form; a roundel.
  • See also

    * rondeau * roundel

    rondelet

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A metric verse (form), modeled after the rondeau, in two rhymes over seven lines, the first (in four syllables) being repeated as third and refrain (final one), each other line having eight syllables
  • Anagrams

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