REnaisance Instruments

REnaisance Instruments

13th century music manuscript. The black squares are the notes. The staff is in red and only has four lines. These notes show pitch but not rhythm or harmony.

13th century music manuscript. The black squares are the notes. The staff is in red and only has four lines. These notes show pitch but not rhythm or harmony.

medieval musical instruments | Tumblr

medieval musical instruments | Tumblr

By Jenny Weston As a researcher studying the reading habits of medieval monks, I spend a great deal of time pondering the ‘world of the monk’. While I usually focus on the books that th…

Listening to the Book: Medieval Music Manuscripts

By Jenny Weston As a researcher studying the reading habits of medieval monks, I spend a great deal of time pondering the ‘world of the monk’. While I usually focus on the books that th…

"Sumer is cumen in" is found on f. 11v. of Harley MS 978, 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.

"Sumer is cumen in" is found on f. 11v. of Harley MS 978, 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.

An illuminated capital 'S', the body formed by a blue dragon, on a sheet of medieval music. Das Goldene Graduale der Gisela von Kerssenbrock, 1300

An illuminated capital 'S', the body formed by a blue dragon, on a sheet of medieval music. Das Goldene Graduale der Gisela von Kerssenbrock, 1300

Musicians. The guy on the bottom in the blue sideless surcote... What's up with the tunic under that? Looks like really loose lacing on the side, or something.

Musicians. The guy on the bottom in the blue sideless surcote... What's up with the tunic under that? Looks like really loose lacing on the side, or something.

Late medieval score by jkervinen, via Flickr

Late medieval score by jkervinen, via Flickr

1 Hour of Medieval Instrumental Music - Medieval Life - YouTube

1 Hour of Medieval Instrumental Music - Medieval Life - YouTube

Boethius, De Musica, c1350

Boethius, De Musica, c1350

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