Music History

  • Period: 500 to Dec 31, 1450

    Medieval Music

  • Period: Jan 1, 1450 to

    The Renaissance

  • Sep 13, 1465

    First Printed Music

    First Printed Music
  • Jan 1, 1530

    Thomas Tallis

    Thomas Tallis
    He was appointed as organist of Dover Priory
  • Jan 29, 1537

    First Conservatories of music are founded

  • Oct 21, 1556

    Claudio Merulo

    Claudio Merulo
    He was appointed organist at Brescia Cathedral
  • Mar 25, 1563

    William Byrd

    William Byrd
    Byrd received hi first professional job
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Giovanni Gabrieli
    He became principal organist at Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Period: to

    The Baroque Era

  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi
    Monteverdi's L'orfeo was first performed
  • Women were allowed to perform on stage

  • Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell
    Purcell was born in 1659
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi
    Vivaldi was born
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach
    Johann Sebastian Bach was born in1685
  • Period: to

    The Classical Period

  • Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn
    Haydn's Der krumme Teufel premiered in 1753
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Mozart is fired by Archbishop Colloredo
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven
    Beethoven toured Europe
  • Franz Peter Schubert

    Franz Peter Schubert
    Schubert was admitted to the Stadtkonvikt
  • Beethoven loses his hearing