A ballade is a form of medieval and renaissance French poetry in addition to the corresponding musical chanson form. It changed into one of the 3 formes fixes and one of the verse paperwork in France maximum typically set to song among the late 13th and the 15th centuries.
The ballade form typically includes 3 8-line stanzas, every with a regular metre and a particular rhyme scheme. The final line within the stanza is a refrain. Therefore, the stanzas are frequently accompanied with the aid of a 4-line concluding stanza typically addressed to a prince.
Ballade Font Family
This font was designed through paul renner and released by means of berthold in two weights, regular (1937) and halbfett (1938). There may be a sloppy freebie digitization of the halbfett by means of dieter steffmann (2002), adding contour and shadow styles. A proper digitization of both weights changed into made with the aid of Gerhard helzel in 2015.