Early Music

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‘Pastime with good company’ - Henry was held in high regard as a musician and composer. This manuscript, known as the Henry VIII Songbook, was probably compiled around and includes 20 songs and 13 instrumental pieces ascribed to ‘The Kynge H. Tudor History, British History, Katharina Von Aragon, Tudor Monarchs, Tudor Era, Tudor Style, Tudor Dynasty, Catherine Of Aragon, King Henry Viii

Songs written by Henry VIII

Songs written by Henry VIII, c. 1518. This famous song, 'Pastyme With Good Companye', celebrates the joys of princely life such as hunting, singing and dancing. The manuscript was produced for someone close to the court, possibly Sir Henry Guildford (1489–1532), the Controller of the Household and Master of the Revels.

 the symbols, called neumes, were the precursors to modern music notation. Pined by aryon Music Manuscript, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Renaissance Music, Medieval Music, Instruments, Occult Symbols, Early Music, Byzantine Art

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Renaissance song. the symbols, called neumes, were the precursors to modern music notation.

Medieval Song of Summer: Sumer is Icumen In!: One of the most famous pieces of music that has survived is a Middle English song about summer Renaissance Music, Medieval Music, Medieval Art, Ancient Music, Medieval Life, Music Manuscript, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Agra

History of Music Notation - evolution, printing, specialisation and computers

A brief history of Western Music Notation, documenting the major steps in its evolution, and the impact of printing techniques, specialist forms and computer notation software.

Medieval Illuminated Music Manuscript-- so cool! we got to hold something like this in Music History class Music Manuscript, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Piano Music, Sheet Music, Medieval Music, Early Music, Music School

Chant, the Mass and Hildegard of Bingen (1098 – 1179)

Constantine is the first Roman Emperor to convert to Christianity. His predecessor, Diocletian, had waged a fierce persecution against the Christians, the severest in Christian history. Civil War had erupted. Constantine was commanding his army against rebel forces that were twice the size of his. The night before battle, Constantine had a dream, the contemporary reports of which…

A page showing passages from the Mass of the Nativity set to music, from the Ranworth Antiphonal of Renaissance Music, Medieval Music, Medieval Books, Medieval Art, Music Manuscript, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Calligraphy Types, Beautiful Calligraphy

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A page showing passages from the Mass of the Nativity set to music, from the Ranworth Antiphonal of c.1460-1480.

A beautiful example of a century antiphonal from Tuscany. Artist: Niccolò di ser Sozzo Music: Square notation on red staves. Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Feast Of Corpus Christi, Sacred Geometry Symbols, Early Music, College Library, Medieval Manuscript, Prayer Book, 14th Century

cantus illuminatus

A beautiful example of a 14th century antiphonal from Tuscany. Script: Formal gothic liturgical book hand. Artist: Niccolò di ser Sozzo Music: Square notation on 4-line red staves. Figurative...

Cistercian Neumes-on Staff Ancient Music, Medieval Music, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Music Manuscript, Medieval Manuscript, Early Music, Good Music, Amazing Music

Cistercian neumes on a 4-line staff, (yellow, green, red, green) with C- and F-clefs, Northern France, 12th century.