Renaissance Timeline

Timeline created by yokfro
In Music
  • May 30, 1450

    Cantus Firmus

    Cantus Firmus
    based on Gregorian Chant
  • Sep 13, 1465

    First Printed Music

    First Printed Music
  • Apr 17, 1499

    University of Oxford

    University of Oxford
    Institutes degrees in music
  • Jan 29, 1504

    Michelangelo completes David

    Michelangelo completes David
  • Mar 5, 1517

    Protestant Reformation

    Protestant Reformation
    Martin Luther
  • Jan 29, 1530

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Pelestrina

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Pelestrina
    High Renaissance Composer
  • Apr 27, 1530

    French Chanson

    Polyphonic French Song (2-4 voices)
  • Jan 29, 1537

    First Conservatories of music are founded

    Naples for boys, Venice for girls
  • Jan 29, 1554

    Palestrina's first book of masses

    Dedicated to Pope Julius III
  • Nov 23, 1570

    Italian Madrigal

    Italian Madrigal
    Polyphonic Secular (4-6 singers)
  • Harps were added to orchestras

    Harps were added to orchestras
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1400
    to

    Renaissance Timeline