Medieval/ Renaissance (1430-1600)

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In Music
  • 1430

    Plainsong

    Religious chants
  • 1430

    Polyphony

    Polyphony was mainly used during this time.Two or more melodic lines.
  • 1430

    homophonic

    Homophonic is a melody and supporting line.
  • Period: 1430 to

    Medieval/ Renaissance (1430-1600)

    Melodies were played and sung at different time (Polyphony)
  • Period: 1450 to Aug 27, 1521

    Josquin des Prez

    He was most known for his masses. He mixed many styles of music.
  • Period: 1452 to Nov 20, 1518

    Pierre de La Rue

    Pierre de La Rue was a Frenco-Flemish composer and singer, most known for his religious music. “Requiem” was his most popular work.
  • Period: 1505 to

    Thomas Tallis

    Thomas Tallis was an English composer some of his Most famous works are “Spem In Allium” and “If Ye Love Me” Tallis and William Byrd were allowed a patent to print and publish music. This was the first of its kind.
  • Period: 1543 to

    William Byrd

    Born in London William was an organist and composer. Some of his works include "Fitzwilliam Virginal Book" and "Gradulia"
  • Period: May 15, 1567 to

    Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi composed 9 madrigals. His first opera, Orfeo gave him credit as a big composer.