History of Music Bryan Mayo

Timeline created by bmayo5
In Music
  • 500

    Mideval Period Start 500 CE

  • 1050

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus 990-1050 CE

    Guido of Arezzo develops the system for modern staff notation that we use today. In a process now known solmization, Guido created a mnemonic device to label notes allowing singers to memorize passages more easily.
  • 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen 1098-1179 CE

  • 1323

    Ars Nova France 1315-1375 CE. Treatise 1323 CE

    Major innovations include a better system for keeping time and rhythm which leading to being able to longer divisions of notes, a larger focus on composing secular music, and a product of a more perfect rhythm system is that groups could perform a piece exactly the same as another group had previously.
  • 1450

    Mideval Period 500-1450 CE

  • 1450

    Renaissance Start 1450-1600 CE

  • 1485

    Josquin's Ave Maria Virgo Serena 1485 CE

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Chorale Ein feste burg 1529 CE

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno 1538 CE

  • 1567

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass publish 1567 CE

    The legend is Pope Marcellus Mass was written to proved that scared words could be understood even in a polyphonic piece utilizing six voices. The piece showcases Palestrina's style which is the basis of modern counterpoint.
  • Missa O Magnum Mysterium 1592 CE

  • Gabrieli Pian e Forte 1597 CE

    Gabrieli was the instrumental music director and organist at St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice, Italy. His crowning achievements were the polychordal motets he composed and how his music influenced the musical culture of Venice.
  • Renaissance End 1600 CE