Middle Age Music

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During the Middle Ages the music was a very important part of their culture. Saint Gregory is said to have written some choral works. He became the pope 590 AD to 604 AD. From this man, we get the name Gregorian chant. During this time a system of musical notation developed.

In this time there were different ways of playing music. The Gregorian chant is monophonic, which is music written with only melodic line without accompaniment. Polyphony is music that is two or more melodic lines heard at the same time

The music in the Middle ages could be Sacred or Secular. People in the Middle ages based a lot of the lives around the churches. A lot of the songs were plainsong, and was only on

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