Where can I find Medieval sounding music?

Lately I've been obsessed with music that sounds kinda like Medieval music, e.g. some of Epica and Within Temptation. What other bands sound similar to these?

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10 replies since 16th April 2010 • Last reply 16th April 2010

I like traditional Medieval music but it may not be exactly what you are looking for. Praetorius did mainly folk dance music. See what you think Happy Terpsichore (pronounced terp-sicoree) was one of the seven muses. She was the muse of theatre & dance
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Look for Sonata Arctica, their music often have a medieval touch.
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look for the medieval babes. They are excellent.

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This isn't going to be the most helpful.. But 8tracks.com is the BEST site i have found so far for when you are feeling this way. ie "I NEED NEW MUSIC!! NOW!!" Happy
You can just search for a type of music and listen to the mixptapes that people have made!

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have you heard Loreena Mckeenit? she always reminds me of medieval times. And um... E.S. Posthumus, a friends who loves Within Temptation just discovered that band and has me listening to the albums every day, some are just instrumental, and some remind me of movie scores but I think that might help you out a little bit.

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you should realy try music from arcana

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OMG I totally remember having to learn & sing Adam Lay Lbounden at school!

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Ordo Funebris is a lovely band, though sometimes hard to find.
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for more traditional medieval music, I'd also suggest Lapis Serpentis (Austrian) The Soil Bleeds Black (American), and Faun (German).
for a more modern take on medieval themes, try Ordo Equitem Solis, Qntal, some of Helium Vola, The Moors, Corvus Corax, and some of Unto Ashes.

I like medieval music. I once noticed that I had 5 different versions of the same song (Palastinalied) in my iTunes library XD

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Ok, so this is probably a little campier than you're looking for but I recommend the Fairytale Techno genre: (please give it a listen!)

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You should listen to Emilie Autumn's poetry, specifically Alas the Knight and Rapunzel Sonnets

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Thanks guys this really helped =]
I bought Sonata Arctica's cd and I'm gonna check out some more of these as well

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