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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_music

Early music generally comprises Medieval music (500–1400) and Renaissance music (1400–1600), but can also include Baroque music (1600–1760). Early music is a broad musical era in the history of Western art music. ... in the use of original or reproduction period instruments as part of the performance of Early music, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_music

While musical life was undoubtedly rich in the early Medieval era, as attested by artistic depictions of instruments, writings about ... The 14th century in European music history is dominated by the style of the ars ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renaissance_music

Renaissance music is vocal and instrumental music written and performed in Europe during the ... As in the other arts, the music of the period was significantly influenced by the developments which define the Early .... Music of many genres could be arranged for a solo instrument such as the lute, vihuela, harp, or keyboard.

caslabs.case.edu/medren/introduction

He divides instruments into two types according to their means of sound ... This is a survey of Renaissance instruments using the writings of the musical ... in the true proportions of art, such that they produce a beautiful accord of sound and can ...

www.nytimes.com/2011/03/06/arts/music/06early.html

Mar 4, 2011 ... The early-music movement has made it into the mainstream with respect, ... a radical shift in performance styles throughout much of the music world. ... arts department, and we have a waiting list of modern-instrument students ...

www.britannica.com/art/musical-instrument

Aug 9, 2018 ... The principal types of such instruments, classified by the method of producing ... of instruments that have been prominent in Western art music, it also ... Musical instruments have been used since earliest times for a variety of ...

folkways.si.edu/mans-early-musical-instruments/islamica-world/music/album/smithsonian

Man's Early Musical Instruments. Various Artists. Man's Early Musical Instruments . This 1956 educational compilation was edited by famed German musicologist ...

www.medieval.org/emfaq/misc/whatis.htm

Baroque music has its origins in the rise of the recitative style among Monteverdi .... music on the piano, the idea of "original instruments" arose in this repertory. ... Although ultimately a performer makes an artistic decision as to what and how ...

www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/curatorial-departments/musical-instruments

The Museum's collection of musical instruments includes approximately five thousand ... The basic instrument types, or classifications, are: aerophones, which ... Decorative Arts; in 1933, when the Department of Renaissance and Modern Art ...