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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

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

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

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

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

Describes the history of classical music in Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Early Romantic, Romantic, and post 'Great War' time periods. Talks about a wide variety of classical composers in all of these time periods, as well as depicting a short biography on a few of the popular composers; Mozart, Beethoven, Verdi, etc

history of classical music, talks about a wide variety of classical composers as well as a short biography on a few of the popular composers--Mozart, Beethoven, Verdi.

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.

Medieval Musical Instruments | Vièle (vithele) - CMC 74-1277/S99-03/CD98-169

The making of musical instruments in Canada - Making instruments - Medieval

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“"Sumer is cumen in" is found on f. of Harley MS which is one of the world's most famous medieval music manuscripts. The manuscripts contains the fables of Marie the France, medical texts and recipes and a glossary of herbs” Music

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