Male Voice Singing in the Medieval Music and its Historical Status
Abstract: The male voice singing, the main cornerstone of Medieval music, is the main body of churchmusic and meanwhile also the mainstream of secular music. The male choralraised from Medieval church music being the precursor of the modern chorus in Europe; starting from the male voice singing of Medieval church music school was a pioneer of modern music education system in Europe. In a positive impactof development of Medieval church music as the main clue, this paper explored the special value of male voice singing in the musical historical process in the Medieval, as well as its positive impact on the later music development.
Key Words: male voice singing, medieval music, choir, early choral art, music school of church