Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval manuscript,1325-1340), f176r

Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval Musical instrument draailier

British Library MS Yates Thompson 25, f. 1 Depiction of the resurrection in a historiated initial of a liturgical text with musical notation. It is not long until Easter, and its message of hope from despair.

openmarginalis: "Leaf from a Dominican Antiphoner", MS Yates Thompson France, century via The British Library, Public Domain.

Medieval Music Notebooking Pages. Mystery of History Volume 2, Lesson 22 #MOHII22

Medieval Music Notebooking Pages

In Medieval music, the Guidonian hand was a mnemonic device used to assist singers in learning to sight-sing.

Guidonian Hand: a mnemonic device used to learn how to sight-sing medieval music

A musician plays the vielle in a fourteenth-century Medieval manuscript.

Medieval music -A musician plays the vielle in a fourteenth-century Medieval manuscript.

Late medieval score by jkervinen, via Flickr

Late medieval score by jkervinen. XD I can just see some poor sucker in those times trying to read this sheet music

Vox Vulgaris - Cantiga 166 - a light medieval tune

Another song from the album "The Shape of the Medieval Music to Come" by Vox Vulgaris" with a compilation of images to lighten up the modern day medieval spi.

Christian and Muslim playing lutes in a miniature from Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X.

Christian and Muslim playing ouds Catinas de Santa Maria by king Alfonso X - Moors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Gregorian chant is, of course, vocal music. The text, the phrases, words and eventually the syllables, can be sung in various ways. The most straightforward is recitation on the same tone, which is called syllabic as each syllable is sung to a single tone. Likewise, simple chants are often syllabic throughout with only a few instances where two or more notes are sung on one syllable.

Gregorian chant remains among the most spiritually moving and profound music in Western culture.They are chants codified by the Pope Gregory I

Medieval musicians. Detail, Dream of St. Martin, fresco (1320-25). Simone Martini. Basilica di San Francesco, lower church, Chapel of St. Martin, Assissi, Italy.

Medieval Music Index! Get Medieval facts, information and history about music, musicians and instruments via this Medieval Music Index. Fast and accurate facts about Medieval Music, musicians and musical instruments.

Medieval music book. Berkeley, Music Library, MS 744 (made in Paris in 1375)

erikkwakkel: “ Circular song Medieval music books, with their merry notes jumping off the page, are a pleasure to look at. This sensational page from the century adds to this experience in a most unusual manner. It presents a well-known song,.