The creation of the printing press. In the West, it would be in the year 1440 when the invention was finally attributed to the German Johannes Gutenberg, the so-called "Father of the Press" after a great controversy over disputing the glory of that title among Germans, Italians, French and Dutch.
Period: 1452 to 1419
Leonardo da Vinci was a Florentine polymath of the Italian Renaissance. He was both a painter, anatomist, architect, paleontologist, artist, botanist, scientist, writer, sculptor, philosopher, engineer, inventor, musician, poet and town planner.
Begin the Renaissance
Begins with the discovering of América
Period: 1453 to
Society in the RENAISSANCE
At the end of the Middle Ages, a new social class became more and more influential:
the bourgeoisie. The new class mainly consisted of merchants and artisans.
The bourgeoisie, the nobility and the Church were interested in the arts and the
sciences. this is how the first patrons appeared; powerful people who supported and
financed the work of intellectuals and artists. For the first time, both composers and
performers were recognised as a real artists.
Period: 1453 to
Culture in the RENAISSANCE
The Renaissance was an influential cultural movement that started in Italy and
spread all over Europe during the 15th and 16th centuries. It was characterised by the
“rebirth” of the culture of antiquity: Greece and Rome.
Description The discovery of America is the historical event of October 12, 1492, consisting of the arrival in America of an expedition led by Christopher Columbus by mandate of the Catholic Monarchs, Isabel de Castilla and Fernando de Aragón.
Period: 1492 to 1492
Spur of the Muslims
January 2, 1492: the Catholic Monarchs conquer the Nasrid Kingdom of Granada. The last Muslim king, Boabdil, retires to the Alpujarras after almost 800 years of Muslim presence. In this way the Reconquest ends.
Jun 3, 1527
The end of the RENAISSANCE
This finish with the French revolution
Period: 1561 to
Was an Italian composer and singer of the transitional period between the Renaissance and Baroque styles, and is often called the inventor of opera. He wrote the first work to be called an opera today, Dafne (around 1597), and also the first opera to have survived to the present day, Euridice (1600)
Period: 1564 to
Galileo Galilei, built a telescope from an invention of the Dutch Hans Lippershey and was the first to use them for the study of the stars discovering craters on the moon, the moons of jupiter, sunspots and the phases of Venus. They were only compatible with the Copernican model
Period: 1567 to
Was an Italian composer, gambist, singer, and Catholic priest.Monteverdi is considered a crucial transitional figure between the Renaissance and the Baroque periods of music history.While he worked extensively in the tradition of earlier Renaissance polyphony, such as in his madrigals, he also made great developments in form and melody and began employing the basso continuo technique, distinctive of the Baroque.
This is the name for the cultural period that developed in Europe in the 17th century
and the first half of the 18th century. It was characterised by a pessimistic view of life and the
importance of feelings.
The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, or simply Hamlet, is a tragedy of the English playwright William Shakespeare. Its author probably based Hamlet on two sources: the legend of Amleth and a lost Elizabethan work known today as Ur-Hamlet or original Hamlet.
Georg Friedrich Händel
Was a German, later British baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos. Handel received important training in Halle and worked as a composer in Hamburg and Italy before settling in London in 1712; he became a naturalised British subject in 1727.He was strongly influenced both by the great composers of the Italian Baroque and by the middle-German polyphonic choral tradition.
The end of the Baroque period
Well, on July 28, 1750, the day Johann Sebastian Bach died in Leipzig. Because we can agree, without fear of error, that with the death of Bach, undoubtedly the most notable creator of his time, symbolically closed 150 wonderful years of baroque music
Beethoven and The Baroque
Ludwig van Beethoven is one of the most widely recognized and admired composers in the history of Western music, and served as an important bridge between the Classical and Baroque era styles he admired and the Romantic style his music would come to personify. Beethoven was born in 1770 into a modest family in the small German provincial town of Bonn, where he would study composition and play the piano and viola until moving to Vienna in his early 20’s where he would live the rest of his life.