Classical Musical Era Timeline

Timeline created by tylerkelley10
In Music
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    Pietro Metastasio

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    Johann Adolf Hasse

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    Giovanni Battista Sammartini

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    Farinelli (Carlo Broachi)

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    Baldassare Galuppi

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    Carlo Goldoni

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    Franz Xaver Richter

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    Franz Benda

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    Caffarelli (Gaetano Majorani)

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    Wilhelm Friedemann Bach

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    Domenico Alberti

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    Prince Nikolaus J. Eszterhazy

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    Niccolo Jommelli

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    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

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    Christoph Willibald Gluck

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    Johann Stamitz

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    Leopold Mozart

    Mozart's Father
  • 1726- Bartolomeo Cristofori invents the Fortepiano

    The fortepiano was the precursor to todays modern piano
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    Georg Anton Benda

    Church and stage music
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    Dr. Charles Burney

    Music historian
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    Florian Leopold Gassmann

    Founder of the oldest musical society in Vienna
  • 1730s- The first symphonies appear

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    Franz Joseph Haydn

    Austrian composer and leader of the classical style, First Viennese School
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    Johann Christian Bach

    Son of J.S. Bach, friend to Mozart
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    Michael Haydn

    Brother of Franz
  • Beginning of the Classical Period

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    Luigi Boccherini

    Prolific Italian composer
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    William Billings

    Most prominant composer in the new america
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    Domenico Cimarosa

    Central figure in opera in the late 18th century
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    Lorenzo Da Ponte

    collaborated with Mozart
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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Literary force behind romanticism
  • 1750's- The string quartet is invented

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    Antonio Salieri

    transitional periods b/t the galant and the classic and then again between the classic and the romantic
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    Muzio Clementi

    piano manufacturer
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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Austrain child prodigy whose best innovations were in Opera. One of the best musicians and composers of all time
  • 1762- Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice premiers

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    Franz Xaver Sussmayr

    Student of Mozart, helped in the completions of Mozart's Requiem
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    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Instrumental in the transistion between classicism and romanticism
  • 1786- The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart premiers

  • 1791- The Magic Flute by Mozart premiers

  • End of the Classical Period