Final Exam Timeline

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In Music
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    Baroque Period

  • Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo

    Written by Claudio Monteverdi, this was the first opera to enter standard repertory.
  • First Public Concerts in England

    The idea of holding concerts was pioneered by the English, allowing anyone that has enough money for a ticket to be able to watch, which was a new concept since most musical performances were reserved for folks of high status, such as the Nobility or the Church.
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    JS Bach

  • Antonio Vivaldi L’Estro Armonico

    Published by Etienne Roger, this piece became immensely popular in the early 18th century, and is still known to be the kickstarter piece of Europe’s admiration for Italian concertos.
  • Rameau’s Traité de l’harmonie

    Translating to “Treatise on Harmony”, this work was the first to bring fundamental musical concepts together. The work innovated triad and 7th chord importance, fundamental bass line, consonance vs. dissonance, used terms tonic, dominant, and subdominant, used the dominant 7 to tonic progression, and more.
  • Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier

    This piece innovated the possibility in playing all keys on an instrument tuned in a near-equal temperament.
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    Franc Joseph Haydn

  • Handel’s Messiah

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    WA Mozart

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    Viennese Classical Period

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    Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges as director of Concerts des Amateurs

    The Concert des Amateurs was notorious for being one of the finest orchestras in Europe as they premiered numerous new works and were completely financed by private funds.
  • Mozart's Don Giovanni

  • Haydn's Symphony No. 94 "Surprise"