In Medieval music, the Guidonian hand was a mnemonic device used to assist singers in learning to sight-sing.

Guidonian Hand: a mnemonic device used to learn how to sight-sing medieval music

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

Announced by Quaternio, the Gradual of Gisela von Kerssenbrock (Codex Gisle) is the amazing facsimile of a rare manuscript painted by a nun from Rulle.

Boethius, De Musica, c1350

"Allegory of Music" Boethius: De arithmetica, De musica c. 1350 Manuscript (V. century Colorful cote-hardies with sleeve extensions, long hanging lappets. The Medieval music instruments: Vielle;

Detail from "The Rutland Psalter", medieval (c1260), British Library Add MS 62925. f 100r

Detail from "The Rutland Psalter", medieval British Library Add MS f

Late medieval score by jkervinen, via Flickr

Late medieval score by jkervinen. XD I can just see some poor sucker in those times trying to read this sheet music

Cornelis Engebrechtsz (fl. Leiden 1460/5-1525), Christ as the good shepherd, detail

vaxhuvuden: “ Cornelis Engelbrechtsz, Christ as the good shepherd.

Rabbit blowing a horn. Among the marginal creatures populating medieval manuscripts musical animals are fairly common.

Awake the Trumpet's Lofty Sound Petrus Comestor, Historia scholastica ('Ashridge Petrus Comestor'), England ca. (British Library, Royal 3 D VI, fol.

"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. of Harley MS 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” Music

Medieval Music

Medieval Music

Troubadour

These are German minnesinger, brothers to the southern french troubadour. I want to find the buildings where the troubadours sang, and then sing in them.

Homegrown Learners - Home - Medieval Music Notebooking Pages

Medieval Music Notebooking Pages

Vièle romane d'après le manuscrit Arundel, début du XIIème siècle. - Pinterest

Vièle romane d'après le manuscrit Arundel, début du XIIème siècle. - Pinterest

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