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String-instrument making in medieval England and some Oxford harpmakers, 1380-1466

Christopher Page

String-instrument making in medieval England and some Oxford harpmakers, 1380-1466

by Christopher Page

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Published by (The Society) in (Leicester?) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(Reprinted from the Galpin Society journal, no. XXXI, 1978).
The Physical Object
Pagination(24) p., plates :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20268619M

Medieval music was completely different from modern-day music. Medieval music consisted of Gregorian chants that featured trance-like quality notes. Domingo de Silos composed many of the chants and popularized them. The character of the music featured only a few rhythmic patterns sung in a half a dozen notes and contained absolutely no harmony. Making Medieval Instruments by Nathan Wells, Ap It's sad but true. The LEGO Company simply hasn't provided us with enough minifig-scale instruments, medieval or otherwise. Brass and wind instruments are the most popular, with a whopping five instruments: In percussion, the .

Aug 9, - Explore scayouthideas's board "Medieval Music and Dancing", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Medieval music, Homemade musical instruments, Medieval pins.   The best known of the Franco-Flemish musical mafia - Josquin, Ockeghem, Isaac, etc. - spent most of their careers elsewhere, but at least one great composer stayed close to Bruges, Jacob Obrecht, and his biography is recounted in Strohm's book. What makes "Music in Late Medieval Bruges" potentially interesting to non-musicians is Strohm's Reviews: 1.

Addeddate Bookplateleaf Call number b Camera Canon 5D External-identifier urn:oclc:record Foldoutcount 0 Identifier. Cambridge Core - European Studies - The Cambridge History of Medieval Music - edited by Mark Everist.


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String-instrument making in medieval England and some Oxford harpmakers, 1380-1466 by Christopher Page Download PDF EPUB FB2

String-Instrument making in Medieval England and some Oxford Harpmakers 13 8o ALMOST nothing is known about the stringed-instrument makers of medieval England. Even the few names that can be recovered from documentary sources are largely unknown to musicological literature.1 How many makers were there, and what was their status.

Title: String-Instrument Making in Medieval England and Some Oxford Harpmakers Created Date: Z. New Oxford History of Music 3. Oxford: Oxford University Press, E-mail Citation» This is the earlier edition of Volume 3 of this series, which discusses the instruments, their depictions in iconography, and their presence in literature.

It is a very good general discussion of the instruments in European society without much technical data. Instrument making in the UK has ancient roots, the earliest British-made instruments that survive are the Sutton Hoo Lyre made in the 6th-7th century, and the 14th century Warwick Castle Citole from the 14th century, one of the most significant masterpieces of medieval European decorative art.

Instruments and their Music in the Middle Ages book. Instruments and their Music in the Middle Ages. This is a collection of twenty-nine of the most influential articles and papers about medieval musical instruments and their repertory. The authors discuss the construction of the instruments, their playing technique, the occasions for which Author: Timothy J.

McGee. The New Oxford History of Music: Vol. III, Ars Nova and the Renaissance, String-Instrument Making in Medieval England and Some Oxford Harpmakers Lute-Book. The gemshorn is a medieval flute. Its shape is determined naturally since it is made from the horn of a chamois or ox.

The tone has a sweet color something like a soft recorder. Its haunting delicate sound is impressive when one considers the ordinary material from which it is constructed. Shepherds probably used its gentle tones to calm animals. The origins of the lute can be traced to BC, says the ClassicOL website.

Despite only appearing in Europe in the 14th century, it is one of the best-known stringed instruments from the medieval period. The lute shares some characteristics with the modern guitar, but the body is rounded and there are no fixed frets. Those taking the paper will be able to enhance their understanding of medieval history by thinking more about the history and culture of regions beyond Europe during medieval centuries, about parallels and contrasts between the approaches and evidence bases used by scholars of extra-European and European history in the centuries between and.

An Introduction to Medieval England (–) Duke William of Normandy’s resounding triumph over King Harold at the Battle of Hastings in marked the dawn of a new era. The overthrow of the Saxon kingdom of England was to transform the country the Normans conquered, from how it was organised and governed to its language and customs.

Music in Medieval England, from the end of Roman rule in the fifth century until the Reformation in the sixteenth century, was a diverse and rich culture, including sacred and secular music and ranging from the popular to the elite. The sources of English secular music are much more limited than for ecclesiastical music.

Medieval musicians had a wide variety of instruments available to them. Blog. Aug. 14, Relationship building in the online classroom: Stories from 6 educators; Aug.

13, Using timeboxing to boost productivity; Aug. 5, -- String-instrument making in medieval England and some Oxford harp-makers, -- Early fifteenth-century instruments in Jean de Gerson's Tractatus de canticis -- The earliest English keyboard -- The myth of the chekker -- Jerome of Moravia on the rubeba and the viella -- Fourteenth-century instruments and tunings: a treatise by Jean Vaillant.

Early string instrument makers--a comprehensive list of more than makers, restorers, repairers & sellers of early violins, viols, lutes, harps, dulcimers, mandolins, and other stringed instruments.

Source St Peter’s Basilica, the heart of the Roman Catholic Church both in medieval times and today oxford big ideas history 8: australian curriculum chapter three medieval europe Then, in the mid 14th century, the Black Death struck. It killed about 25 million people, about a quarter (or more).

The Musical instruments would also be used by the Medieval musicians: the Minstrels or Troubadours. The oldest Medieval musical instrument was the human voice. The spread of Christianity in the Dark Ages and the early Medieval period led to the popularity of hymns and secular songs.

The earliest Church organ dates back to to the 8th Century. Stringed instrument - Stringed instrument - Artistry in instrument making: There is no reason to suppose that the shape of an instrument is governed only by acoustic requirements; it seems often to be the other way around: the symbolically appropriate shape preferred by a given culture produces a particular tone quality, which then becomes the desirable one.

Synopsis This guide to making stringed instruments contains over diagrams together with explanatory text. It is written by a craftsman who specializes in making stringed instruments and who understands beginners' problems and who provides sensible solutions to them.

The first project, a Reviews: Stringed instrument - Stringed instrument - The development of stringed instruments: Little or no evidence is available concerning the chordophones of prehistoric times: the earliest iconographic evidence and the oldest surviving specimens come from Mesopotamia and Egypt, and evidence concerning instruments earlier than these can be gleaned only from myth and legend.

Early music of the British Isles, from the earliest recorded times until the beginnings of the Baroque in the 17th century, was a diverse and rich culture, including sacred and secular music and ranging from the popular to the elite.

Each of the major nations of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales retained unique forms of music and of instrumentation, but British music was highly influenced. They can be used at Renaissance fairs, medieval weddings, and reenactments. The also make great collectible pieces and learning tools.

These instruments are fully functional (except where noted) and are great quality. We offer a vast range of products within a range in prices. You are sure to find something to suit your style and pocket book here.The Medieval Period of music is the period from the years c to It is the longest “period” of music (it covers years!!) and runs right through from around the time of the fall of the Western Roman Empire to the beginning of the Renaissance.

Here is an overview of several features of Medieval music that is good for you to have an understanding of." B. Durham, ‘Archaeological investigations in St Aldate's, Oxford’, Oxoniensia, xlii (), pp–, and C. Page, ‘String-instrument making in medieval England and some Oxford harpmakers ’, Galpin Society Journal, xxxi (), pp–67, esp.

pp the latter a note added in proof. Durham describes the pegs on pp.