Chanson Spirituelle

(Fr. "Spiritual song")
   Devotional song, often created by combining a sacred poem with a popular melody, found in both Protestant and Roman Catholic French homes in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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