Literally, the word means an artifact of an early period. You could say that the Incunabulum releases are a kind of “medieval sampling” — they hark back to whilst updating earlier works of art. It is important to emulate one’s own regional roots instead of imitating foreign examples. Moreover, the word plays on the “channelling” of works that are already prevalent. In that sense the works are also spiritual documents. Incunabulum is a label founded and run by Dutch lutenist and composer Jozef van Wissem.