Early music, Medieval, Renaissance music

Early music: early composers: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque music, early music ensembles, festivals – a directory of websites

Medieval music *

See also: Medieval and Renaissance music  Baroque music

An English Medieval and Renaissance Songbook
Arranged by Noah Greenberg. For Choir. Choral Worship Collection. Dover Edition. Masterwork; Sacred. (6-413748)

Divertissement medievaux (Medieval Entertainments)
By John Craton. Edited by John Craton. Chamber ensemble. For Violin, piano. Chamber music. St position) and piano. Medieval and Renaissance. Level: Easy to intermediate. Book and part. 46 pages.(WM505)

Recorder Book of Medieval and Renaissance Music
By Franz Zeidler. For Recorder (Soprano). Solos. Early Music/Renaissance. Level: Beginning. Book. 20 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc. (93435)

Medieval music, a guide to websites.


Ancient music *

Academy of Ancient Music

Ancient Music of Ireland

Ancient Music. An aria database.

Gregorian Chant


BBC Radio 3, The Classical Music Station.

Baroque music *

Baroque Music Page

Baroque music internet directory,
a U.K. site with articles, biographies, news, mailing list.

Metronome specializes in publishing works of early which are difficult to find or have not been reproduced in modern editions.
Recordings of early music.

Scarlatti. The Scarlatti Project


Chant *

See also: Vocal

Church music *

See also: Vocal, Choirs

Anglican Church music

Catholic encyclopedia entries for choirs, choral music.

Gregorian Chant
An historical survey from Gregorian Schola.

Jewish religious music. Wikipedia entry.

Orthodox – Russian and Greek – church music, a web diirectory.

Royal School of Church Music, U.K.

The Mass. Wikipedia entry.

Dance *

Dance. History of Dance Web Resources from Delbert von Straßburg,
an SCA persona currently residing in the Barony of Southron Gaard (Christchurch, New Zealand).

Dances of France and Burgandy
Dance steps. The Gavotte and other dances.

Early music archives, centres, news, directories *

Amherst Early Music

Centre de Musique Médiévale de Paris

Early Music Chicago
Early Musi Chicago is a web portal to the Early Music scene in the greater Chicago Metropolitan Area and adjoining region.

Early Music Seattle

Early Music Institute, Indiana University

Early Music Magazine

Early Music Network
Information and services about early music and historical performance all over the world.

Early Music News, UK.
Concerts and news in the U.K.


Medieval music

National Centre for Early Music, U.K.

Naxos Early Music Recordings

Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum
A database of all Latin music theory treatises of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

Early music recordings *

See: Early music recordings

Yale University Music Library Collections
Early Recordings. The Irving S. Gilmore Music Library

Ensembles, performers *

Munrow, David. David Munrow

David Munrow
Wikipedia entry.

Performer discographies.

The Academy of Ancient Music (AAM)

The English Concert

Gabrieli Consort and Players


Il Giardino Armonico

The Hanover Band

The King’s Consort

Ochestra of the Age of Enlightenment

The Orlando Consort

Schola Cantorum

Schola Antiqua, Chicago

La Selva early music ensemble.
Official site of La Selva. Cd page, contacts.

The Tallis Scholars

The Taverner Choir,  Consort and Players

Ethnic Music *

See: World Music and Music by Country

Festivals of early music *

Aldeburgh Festival

Amherst Early Music

Galway Early Music Festival

London Handel Festival

Música Antigua Aranjuez

NewOlde.com directory of early music festivals

New York Early Music Celebration

The New Zealand International Early Music Festival
Ten days of superb Renaissance and Baroque music, theatre and dance. Dunedin, February and March

Prague Summer Festival of Early Music

Saint Michel Abbey in Northern France.

Utrecht Early Music Festival

York Early Music Festival


Renaissance music, a guide to websites.