Who are the famous composers of the medieval period?


Who are the famous composers of the medieval period?

Medieval Music:

In western Europe, the period known as the Middle Ages, or the medieval period, lasted from about the fifth century to the fifteenth century. Music during this time was often for liturgical purposes, or related to the church. There was a strong influence of the Catholic church on the arts at this time. However, there was also secular music as well, meaning non-religious.

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Some of the most famous composers during the medieval period in Europe are Hildegard von Bingen, Guillaume de Machaut, Leonin and Perotin. von Bingen...

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What Is Medieval Music? - History, Church Music & Composers

from Music 101: Intro to Music

Chapter 1 / Lesson 1

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