Midterm Timeline Project

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In History
  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    Guidonian Hand
  • 1098

    Hildegard of Bingen's Birth

  • 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen's Death

  • 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

  • Period: 1450 to

    Renaissance Period

  • 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

  • 1567

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    Publication date. A remarkable event, it is an exemplification of Palestrina's style counterpoint. Became a model for future generations, it is still taught in textbooks nowadays.
  • Victoria Missa O magnum mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata pian’e forte

    One of the first pieces to specify what instruments play what part.
    The first piece of music in history to specify dynamics and dynamic changes within the piece.
  • Period: to


  • Monteverdi's L’Orfeo

  • First Public Concerts in England

  • Johann Sebastian Bach's Birth

  • Antonio Vivaldi's L’Estro Armonico

    Published by Etienne Roger in Amsterdam, the most prestigious publisher in Europe.
    The most influential publication of any music in the early 18th century.
    It launched the immense popularity of the Italian concerto throughout Europe.
  • Rameau's Traité de l’harmonie

    Became basis for teaching functional harmony that is still used today.
    Codified practices of his contemporaries, especially Corelli.
  • Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier volume 1

    It made it possible to play in all keys by altering the intonation of this instrument, making it have equal temperament.
  • Franz Joseph Haydn Birth

  • Handel's Messiah

    Premiered in 1742
  • Johann Sebastian Bach's Death

  • Period: to

    Viennese Classical Period

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

    One of the finest orchestras in Europe
  • Mozart's Don Giovanni

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death

  • Haydn's Symphony No. 94 "Surprise"

  • Period: to

    Romantic Period

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor

  • Franz Joseph Haydn Death

  • Schubert Erlkönig

  • Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia

  • Nicolo Paganini 24 Caprices for Violin, op.1

  • Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

  • 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