This page is devoted to the conventional period designations of the history of music

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Ancient Greek Music

Medieval Music

Medieval Music
Musique Ancienne
The Making of a Medieval Book (Getty Exhibitions)


Illuminating the Renaissance - (Getty Exhibitions)
Index to Renaissance Vocal Music in Collections
Renaissance Masses, 1440-1520
Renaissance music
Chansons d'Amour - The Copenhagen Chansonnier

Facsimiles and editions of early music

For a useful description of Medieval Manuscripts see the Medieval Manuscript Manual