Articles about music

Here we have articles and class notes about music, as well as sheet music and performances.



How to add rhythm to early music

A class in written format, based on the book Songs from British Sources 1150-1300.

What Might Medieval Music Have Sounded Like

Being mainly an article on Gregorian Chant, based on reading McGee's The Sound of Medieval Song

Medieval/Renaissance Songs

Translations, sheet music, and performances

Troubadours, Trouveres, and Jongluers, Oh My!

A handout (summary and bibliography) and a class video

So You Want to do Music 

Being a paper on some different types of music in SCA period, and where to find them.

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

How to Learn a Troubadour Song/How to Memorize a Song

 Trobaritz Bibliography

Just books on the female troubadours

Period Arabic Music

Handout for a class on what we know about period Arabic music.

Cantigas Bibliography

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.