Definition and background:
a three-voice motet from the mid-to-late thirteenth century in which each of the top two lines has its own text and own phrase structure (their cadences do not align). May include a language designation: a Latin double motet would have two new Latin texts plus the tenor; a French double motet would have two new French texts plus the tenor.
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