Notker the Stammerer and the invention of Sequence

a monk next to a catholic church

What is the role played by the Benedictine monk Notker the Stammerer (c. 940 – 912) in the music of Medieval Church? Did he actually invent the sequence? Was he a music composer or just a talented lyricist? To answer these questions we’de better start with a quick overview of Notker’s biography. Let’s dive right […]