Image of two hurdy-gurdy players from

If you’re looking to get in a medievalish Christmas mood, check out the “MDT Christmas” playlist on Spotify:

The playlist features both authentic medieval tunes as well as pieces that feel medieval in spirit.

Note: I have actually curated and organized the playlist as a sequence, which helps avoid repeats. Shuffle it at your own risk (of hearing “Coventry Carol” five times in a row).

Image: detail of two hurdy-gurdy players from El Escorial Ms. T.j.I, f.160.