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Genre: medieval

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Parent Genre: classical

Medieval music is a genre that emerged during the Middle Ages, spanning from the 5th to the 15th century. It is characterized by its use of plainchant, polyphony, and monophony. The music was primarily religious in nature and was performed in churches and monasteries. The genre features a variety of instruments, including the lute, harp, and organetto. The music was often composed anonymously and was passed down through oral tradition. Notable examples of medieval music include works by Hildegard von Bingen, Sequentia, and Pérotin.


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List of medieval artists

Here is a list of medieval artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the medieval genre. You can find out what medieval genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 26 16176
2 36 23535
3 28 13276
4 20 2720
5 32 3896
6 21 7388
7 26 9586
8 27 14135
9 41 86821
10 25 5799
11 24 2229
12 7 957
13 35 11705
14 23 6675
15 55 23996
16 15 4297
17 11 1416
18 15 4212
19 29 6362
20 28 2403
21 24 5340
22 9 1553
23 16 403
24 13 183
25 13 1257
26 19 673
27 13 1479
28 12 807
29 15 2525
30 24 14724
31 23 3266
32 13 2995
33 30 1841
34 10 323
35 24 2223
36 8 317
37 25 3525
38 17 311
39 7 237
40 23 779
41 7 253
42 5 368
43 6 236
44 5 334
45 3 240
46 16 1679
47 5 222
48 4 174
49 12 1845
50 4 262
51 4 182
52 8 1474
53 10 847
54 3 86
55 1 95
56 2 51
57 2 118
58 2 163
59 21 708
60 2 60
61 1 69
62 4 406
63 8 784
64 18 2743
65 8 417
66 8 319
67 3 173
68 17 401
69 5 951
70 3 357
71 6 242
72 6 2383
73 4 79
74 4 115
75 3 144
76 13 341
77 6 680
78 6 204
79 2 90
80 1 91
81 1 47
82 3 314
83 2 1251
84 8 673
85 2 148
86 1 195
87 1 36
88 6 234
89 6 420
90 5 147
91 5 322
92 5 1813
93 4 238
94 2 201
95 1 152
96 1 42

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