Medieval Music

This section gives readers information on music from the Middle Ages, and music inspired by the medieval era.

Feautured Music: Chant: Music for Paradise

Composed by Ciserterican monks from Austira’s Heiligenkreuz Abbey, this album reached the top of the charts in 2008…click here for more.

More Articles

Sounding Illuminations: The Music of the Manuscripts

Early Crusade Songs

Franciscan Chant as a Late Medieval Expression in the Liturgy

The Medium of Middle English Lyrics

The Image of the Jongleur in Northern France Around 1200

Performing Medieval Music

The Role of Women in Musical Life: The Medieval Arabo-Islamic Courts

The Horse, the Clerk and the Lyric: The Musicography of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries

Book: The Modern Invention of Medieval Music