It is written in the key of the watch-songs of the German minnesingers and the aubades of Provencal troubadours.
"Essays on Scandinavian Literature" by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
After all, that "Aubade Provencale" was just the melodious story of the woods in spring.
"The Branding Iron" by Katharine Newlin Burt
He remembered that Alain was supposed to sing an aubade, a dawn song, in the street below to warn and rouse him.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Morning twilight in RIBERA'S Garden. During this scene the day
gradually breaks, and at the close the full light of morning
illuminates the stage. LORENZO.
"The Spagnoletto. Act II" by Emma Lazarus