We know remarkably little about medieval music and instruments, especially within an early medieval context. However, there seems to be a solution. Ever wanted to hear what Lady Gaga, Bonnie Tyler or Dolly Parton sounded like if they’d been Medieval musicians? That’s what the Youtube channel Hildegard von Blingin’ (great name by the way) sets out to do, in a genre that is apparently called ‘Bandcore’. Expect lutes, oldie-worldy lyrics and general good vibes!
You can access the Youtube page here.
Here’s one of the best examples – Lady Gaga’s Bad Romance.