Articles about music
Here we have articles and class notes about music, as well as sheet music and performances.
Translations, sheet music, and performances
Read more: Medieval/Renaissance Songs
Troubadours, Trouveres, and Jongluers, Oh My!
A handout (summary and bibliography) and a class video
Read more: Troubadours, Trouveres, and Jongluers, Oh My!
So You Want to do Music
Being a paper on some different types of music in SCA period, and where to find them.
Read more: So you want to do music
Music before 1200 A.D.
This is a class video. It starts in Western Europe at 1200 A.D. and goes back as far as we can - all the way to Ancient Egypt.
So You Want to be a Troubadour
Read more: So You Want to be a Troubadour
How to Learn a Troubadour Song/How to Memorize a Song
Read more: How to Learn a Troubadour Song/How to Memorize a Song
Just books on the female troubadours
Read more: Trobaritz Bibliography
Period Arabic Music
Handout for a class on what we know about period Arabic music.
Read more: Period Arabic Music
This biblio starts with websites and books on the CSM, then goes on to articles in journals, then gets farther afield into "the Arabic question." Also includes some cantigas books not on CSM.
Read more: Cantigas Bibliography
List of Music Classes
Read more: List of Music Classes
What Might Medieval Music Have Sounded Like
Being mainly an article on Gregorian Chant, based on reading McGee's The Sound of Medieval Song
Read more: Gregorian Chant