Ciaran's Musica Codex
Medieval music research and resources
Ciaran mac Breandain
The Honorable Lord Ciaran mac Breandain is a musician, composer, music researcher, and occasional brewer in the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). He specializes in medieval music transcription and notation. On this site, you can find information on transcriptions of medieval songs, original compositions by Ciaran, materials from classes he has taught, and notes on his brewing experiments.
Ciaran lives in the Barony of Windmaster’s Hill, in the fair Kingdom of Atlantia. He is apprenticed to Master Olivier de Bayonne, also of Atlantia. Ciaran has served his Barony and Kingdom as a previous Baronial Arts and Sciences Champion for Windmaster’s Hill, Exchequer of Windmaster’s Hill, and as both the current Kingdom Chatelain Social Media Deputy and a member of the Atlantia Royal Players.
For his music, teaching, and service activities, he has been recognized by the Kingdom of Atlantia as a Companion of the Order of the Pearl, with a Grant of Arms, and a Silver Nautilus, by the Barony of Windmaster’s Hill as a Companion of the Boreas, and by the Kingdom of the West as a Defender of the West and a group award as a Paragon of Merriment.