History of Music - Hunter Schleis

  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Era

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    The innovation was the creation of the hexachord system
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen's Life

  • 1320

    Ars Nova Treatise

    It laid the groundwork for the new ear of music dictation and notation.
  • Period: 1450 to

    Renaissance Era

  • 1485

    Josquin's Ave Maria ... virgo serena Motet

  • 1529

    Martin Luther's Chorale Ein feste burg (A Mighty Fortress)

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno

  • 1567

    Palestrina's Pope Marcellus Mass

    Demonstrated to the Church that sacred words could be intelligible in polyphonic music with 6 voices.
  • Victoria Missa O Magnum Mysterium

  • Gabrieli's Sonata pian'e forte

    Written for St. Mark's Cathedral, it was not only the first piece to have different dynamics, but it also was the first composition where instrumentation was specified.