Don Harrington was the choral director for the Known World Choir at Estrella War. Here are some suggested websites from him for choral and other period music.Message 1 of 1 , Feb 24, 2005View Source
Websites for choral and other period music--forwarded by Lady Barbara
Don Harrington was the choral director for the Known World Choir at Estrella War. Here
are some suggested websites from him for choral and other period music.
Yours in service,
From: DON HARRINGTON [mailto:donharrington@...]
Sent: Thu 2/24/2005 11:49 AM
To: Barbara Krege
Cc: irajah@...; msandov@...
Subject: RE: websites for period songs and recordings of same
Glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself.
The best place to start learning about early music on the web is the Early
Music FAQ by Todd Michael McComb:
It is the web's largest reference for European Medieval and Renaissance
music since 1994. It includes CD listings, discussions of early music,
overviews of the repertory, and all sorts of useful materials.
When looking for Choral music, there's always the Choral Public Domain
This free sheet music archive is the largest website devoted exclusively to
free choral sheet music. Begun in December 1998, the site has over 300
contributors and 7,600 scores. There's more than early music here, but
don't worry, there's plenty of early music.
An older resource if you just want to hear the tunes is the Internet
Renaissance Band at:
This hasn't been updated recently, but it is still a rich resource. Early
music midi files by Curtis Clark include Music of the Renaissance, Mediæval
music, European carols: Mediæval, Renaissance, and traditional, and original
Some early choral music can be found at Musica Viva, although it is not its
Musica Viva is another internet center for free sheet music downloads.
Besides vocal, there's lots of stuff for instruments of various kinds.
There's more here too: a directory that lists almost all other sites with
free sheet music downloads on the internet, tons of midi files, a small
encyclopedia of music - even a few general tips for web surfers.