The phrase middle ages refers to the period of European history spanning
In the Middle Ages, most important musicians were
A virtual monopoly on learning during the Middle Ages was held by
Monks and monasteries
During the Middle Ages , women
Were not permitted to sing in church
Bernard of Clairvaux ordered his monks to sing
Vigorously with manliness
The church frowned on instruments because of their
Earlier role in pagan rites
What we know about instruments in church comes mainly from
The pictures and litertary descriptions of the day
Most medieval music was
In the Middle Ages the organ
Gradually evolved into a flexible instrument that could play intricate polyphonic music
We know from paintings and literary descriptions of the middle ages that
Instruments were used