The Middle Ages

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In Music
  • Sep 13, 900

    Earliest Notated Gregorian chant manuscripts

    Earliest Notated Gregorian chant manuscripts
  • Sep 14, 1100

    Polyphony schools began to flourish

    Polyphony schools began to flourish
  • Sep 8, 1116

    The Byzantine army defeats the Turks

    The Byzantine army defeats the Turks
  • Sep 2, 1147

    The Second Crusade

    The Second Crusade
  • Sep 13, 1150

    Hildegard of Bingen, O successores

    Hildegard of Bingen, O successores
  • Sep 14, 1163

    Leonin was born

    Leonin was born
  • Sep 13, 1170

    School of Notre Dame

    School of Notre Dame
  • Sep 9, 1185

    The reestablishment of the Bulgarian Empire

    The reestablishment of the Bulgarian Empire
  • Sep 8, 1204

    Sack of Constantinople

    Sack of Constantinople
  • Sep 2, 1212

    Children's Crusade

    Children's Crusade
  • Sep 2, 1215

    Magna Carta is signed

    Magna Carta is signed
  • Sep 8, 1215

    The Magna Carta is sealed

    The Magna Carta is sealed
  • Sep 14, 1300

    Guillaume De Machaut was born

    Guillaume De Machaut was born
  • Sep 22, 1450

    Printing press invented

    Printing press invented
  • Sep 15, 1470

    Music is printed by Printing presses

    Music is printed by Printing presses
  • Sep 19, 1475

    Ave Maria

    Ave Maria
  • Sep 15, 1501

    Ottaviano Petrucci .

    Ottaviano Petrucci .
    published the first significant collection of polyphonic music.
  • Sep 24, 1517

    The Reformation Begins

    The Reformation Begins
  • Sep 24, 1519

    Leonardo da Vinci dies

    Leonardo da Vinci dies
  • Sep 24, 1523

    Pope Clement VII ascends to the throne

    Pope Clement VII ascends to the throne
  • Sep 24, 1527

    Sack of Rome

    Sack of Rome
  • Sep 19, 1563

    Giovanni Pierluigi

    Giovanni Pierluigi
  • Start of Monody

    Start of Monody
    Unaccompanied solo music
  • Thomas Weelkes

    Thomas Weelkes
  • Monterverdi's "Fifth Book of Madrigals."

    Monterverdi's "Fifth Book of Madrigals."
  • William Byrd: Gradualia

    William Byrd: Gradualia
  • Jamestown colony founded

    Jamestown colony founded
  • Lodovico Grossi di Viadan:"Symphonies"

    Lodovico Grossi di Viadan:"Symphonies"
  • Heinrich Schutz:"Psalms"

    Heinrich Schutz:"Psalms"
  • Purchase of Manahattan Island

    Purchase of Manahattan Island
  • Great fire of London

    Great fire of London
  • Salem Witch Trials

    Salem Witch Trials
  • Toleration act in England

    Toleration act in England