Bardcore: Modern Melodies with Medieval Music
June 23, 2020

What do you get when you combine modern pop songs and medieval instruments and vocals? Bardcore.

Hildegard von Blingin’ (a name that is, in itself, a much-appreciated history pun) has quickly been racking up the views on her new YouTube channel since late May. Her amazing vocals work really well with medieval-style instruments and the lyrical changes are really amusing without going overboard.

I just wanted to share my favorite covers because they’re just so great.

You can listen to more Hildegard von Blingin’ on Soundcloud or her YouTube channel.

Jillianne Hamilton is a history enthusiast and the author of The Spirited Mrs. Pringle (historical fiction), The Hobby Shop on Barnaby Street (historical romance), and The Lazy Historian’s Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII (non-fiction). Jill launched The Lazy Historian in 2015. She lives in Charlottetown on Canada’s beautiful east coast. Learn more.

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  1. These are amazing!


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Hi, I'm Jillianne.

I'm a historical fiction writer, a lover of history, and a hoarder of books. I'm the author of The Spirited Mrs. Pringle, The Hobby Shop on Barnaby Street, and The Lazy Historian's Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII.

The Lazy Historian is a history blog featuring stories from the past with sass. With a focus on Western European and women's history, I delve into anything fascinating. Learn more.