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Middle Ages: The Beginnings

While medieval countries of Western and Southern Europe were built on ruins of Roman Empire, the Christian civilisation came to Poland only around AD966, with baptism of Poland, which is regarded as beginning of state of Poland. Therefore, court music had no time to form there as richly as elsewhere in Europe.

Remained Polish medieval songs are scarce, mostly sacred compositions. They had better chances of getting written down, and much better - of survival behind thick monasterial walls in those uneasy times.

Mikołaj z Radomia (15th century) - biography and more info


Ładysław z Gielniowa (15th century)

Jerzy Liban (1464 - past 1546)

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