in the the Medieval Ages it was the most played and respected instrument. Used in plays in comedy, love, and drama. The lute went out of tune vary often because of this it was later replaced with piano like instruments. made out of wood for the body.
Many drums were created different shapes and sizes to create different sounds for each type of music. used to keep the beat in the music and the driving forced in the song. made out of wood and dried animal skins for the top.
the harpsichord is an early version of the modern day piano. Used in solo and large group performances because of the how many notes and tones it can play. its believed they only used the higher side of the harpsichord until the 17th century to complete the sound. Made out of wood.
Inspiration for music
believed to be Born in Soet, Germany in 1510. not much is know about his life but he ran a music shop working as a music publisher, creating the first music press in the Netherlands.
Mondlot was a french composer and poet. He was a monk of the abbey of Arras in France. righting country love songs and religious songs. his songs still are around today with his song Ce fut en Mai.
Hildegard Von Bingen
Born in Bermersheim, Germany Also know as Saint Hildegard. She was a poet, song writer, philosopher. mostly witting songs about liturgical songs. With the song O Forndens virga being one of her most popular still serving songs.
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