Medieval and Renaissance

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In Music
  • 717

    Siege of Constantinople

  • 911

    Foundation of Normandy

  • Period:
    991
    to
    1033

    Guido of Arezzo

    Music theorist that is credited with the creation of the the music staff and the initial concept of solfege syllables.
  • 1040

    Invention of the Movable Type

  • 1054

    The Great Schism

    The official break between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • 1066

    Norman Conquest of England

  • 1095

    First Crusade

  • Period:
    1130
    to
    1200

    Bernant de Ventadorn

    Famous Musician, has some of the finest poems and also has most of the current surviving 12 century music.
  • Period:
    1135
    to
    1201

    Leonin

    Master of Organ purum at the Cathedral of Notra Dame.
  • Period:
    1170
    to
    1230

    Walther von der Vogelweide

    Poet and Minnesinger; considered the leading composer and poet among minnesinger.
  • Period:
    1180
    to
    1278

    Peire Cardenal

    Was fond of satirical criticism of contemporary nobility and clegy.
  • Period:
    1291
    to
    1361

    Philippe de Vitry

    The Ars Nova in France. Known as the "inventor of the new art", was a French composer, poet, and theorist.
  • 1337

    Beginning of 100 years War

  • Period:
    1340
    to
    1386

    Jacopo de Bologna

    The Trecento in Italy. Italian Composer, harpist, and theorist. Wrote and treatise on music notation.
  • Period:
    1347
    to
    1351

    The Black Plague

  • Period:
    1390
    to
    1453

    John Dunstalpe

    The leading English Composer. Created a new consonant style of 3rds and 6ths.
  • Period:
    1397
    to
    1474

    Guillaume Du Fay

    Franco-Flemish Renaissance Composer. One of the first major Renaissance composers. Still used older medieval cadences.
  • Period:
    1400
    to
    1450

    The Rise of Rome

  • Period:
    1450
    to
    1517

    Heinrich Isaac

    Franco-Flemish Composer who influences German music. Court composer to Holy roman Emperor Maximilian I in Vienna.
  • Period:
    1455
    to
    1521

    Josquin des Pres

    French Renaissance Composer. Considered by Martin Luther to be the "best composer of our time."
  • Period:
    1466
    to
    1536

    Ottaviano Petrucci

    First Music printer and publisher.
  • Period:
    1476
    to
    1500

    The Age of Exploration

  • Period:
    1483
    to
    1546

    Martin Luther

    German Theologian. This was the founder of the Lutherian church.
  • Period:
    1505
    to

    Thomas Tallis

    English Organist taught Byrd, he was Catholic during Henry VIII's trouble years.