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Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme
The rondeau is a syllabic French construct of three verses:
a quintet, quatrain, and sestet. The lines are in two lengths, the main length and the refrain. The refrain is the first few words of the first line. It all
turns on two rhymes.
(Ra)abba aabR aabbaR
R = a refrain which is the first part of the first line.
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Romantic stanza, Rondeau Prime, Rondeau Redoubled, Rondel, Villancico II