Nicholas Academy

Social Studies | Medieval Middle Ages Renaissance | Resources for Music

Middle ages, medieval, renaissance music. Composers, styles, history, listening examples, chord structure, music downloads, and more from medieval and renaissance times.

Middle Age and Renaissance Music

History of Music - The Middle Ages

Musical notation with chart, gregorian chant, polyphony, important composers, Czech music. They also have a Renaissance music section.

Chord Structure in Medieval Music

While a description of chords can become rather technical, the interested amateur will find it fascinating when supplemented by recorded examples, and when considered in small pieces. This discussion is written in an open and inclusive manner, and should remain approachable for the careful reader.


An extensive archive of freely downloadable music and musical transcriptions in the categories of: Early Mediaeval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Modern, Jazz, and Hymn. All music in the Mutopia Project is free to download, print out, perform and distribute.