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The sounds

In the country as well as in town, scholars or illiterates, people of the Middle Ages have a great familiarity with sounds, emitted or received.

wooden clapperboards

The wooden clapperboards announce the approach of a leprous, and are generally used in certain religious ceremonies of the holy week.

Speech is the main instrument of the pastoral, and is practiced in churches as well as on public squares :

a temporary pulpit can then be installed for the preacher.

temporary pulpit for the preacher


Music is even present in the fields :

one of the shepherds in the Announcement of the Nativity is holding a bagpipe under his arm.

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