Medieval Era to the PostModern Era

Timeline created by abradl47
In Music
  • Period: 500 to 1450


  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    The Hexachord Sysytem and the Guidonian Hand is created.
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen's Life

  • 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

    The musical inovations at the time was Time and Prolation.
  • Period: 1450 to


  • 1485

    Josquin’s Ave Maria ... virgo serena Motet

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Chorale Ein feste burg (A Mighty Fortress..)

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno

  • 1562

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    Dedicated to the pope, this mass demonstrated that sacred words could be intelligible in polyphonic music with 6 voices.
  • Victoria Missa O magnum mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata pian’e forte

    The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark (Italy) was where this groundbreaking work was played at. It was one of the first pieces that specifed which instrument does what part and was also one of the first to indicate dynamics.
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    Baroque Period

  • Monteverdi's L’Orfeo

  • First Public Concerts in England

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    JS Bach

  • Antonio Vivaldi's L’Estro Armonico

    Published by Etienne Roger and named as the most influential publication in the early 18th century.
  • Rameau's Traité de l’harmonie

    The most influential of all Theoretical works.
  • Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier volume 1

    these demonstrate the possibilities for playing in all keys using an instrument tuned in near-equal temperament.
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    Pre-Classical Period

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    Franz Josef Haydn

  • Handel's Messiah

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    WA Mozart

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    Viennese Classical Period

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    Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges as director of Concerts des Amateurs

    Deemed one of the finest orchestras in Europe.
  • Mozart's Don Giovanni

  • Haydn's Symphony No. 94 "Surprise"

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor

  • Schubert Erlkönig

  • Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia

  • Nicolo Paganini 24 Caprices for Violin, op.1

  • Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

  • Period: to

    Frederic Chopin Mazurkas Op.7

  • Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel Das Jahr

  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk Souvenir de Porto Rico

  • Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

  • Bizet Carmen

  • Wagner Der Ring des Nibelungen

  • Brahms' Symphony No.4

  • Mahler Symphony No.1