History of Music 1 Timeline

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In Music
  • Period:
    500
    to
    1450

    Medieval Period

  • Period:
    Apr 2, 742
    to
    Jan 28, 814

    Charlemagne

    As Holy Roman Emperor from 800-814, he encouraged the Catholic Church to write and preserve church music, which consists of most of the music records we have access to from this time period.
  • Period:
    800
    to
    900

    Musica Enchiriadis

    It is the first surviving attempt to set up a system of rules for polyphony in western art music. It was written at some point during the 9th century
  • Period:
    990
    to
    1035

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    Italian Music Theorist of the Medieval Era, Guido Micrologus was a treatise that helped establish modern musical notation. It was written in approximately 1026.
  • Period:
    1098
    to
    Sep 17, 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

  • Period:
    1100
    to
    1350

    Troubadour/Trobairitz

    Troubadour's years active: 1100-1350
    Trobairitz's years active: 1170-1260
  • Period:
    1160
    to
    1250

    Notre Dame School Polyphony

    The Notre-Dame school or the Notre-Dame school of polyphony refers to the group of composers working at or near the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris from about 1160 to 1250, along with the music they produced.
  • Period:
    1250
    to
    1280

    Franco of Cologne/Ars Cantus Mensurabilis

    Franco of Cologne wrote this treatise first treatise to suggest that individual notes could have their own duration independent of context.
  • Period:
    1300
    to
    Apr 13, 1377

    Guillaume de Machaut

  • Period:
    1320
    to
    1325

    Ars Nova Treatise

    Written around 1320, this treatise brought new innovations to the notation of musical rhythms.
  • Period:
    1335
    to
    Sep 2, 1397

    Francesco Landini