Medieval/ Renaissance Timeline Project

  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Period

  • Period: 990 to 1050

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    The innovation of this document is solmization, the micrologus ca.1050, and the hexachord system.
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

  • 1320

    Ars Nova Treatise

    The Ars Nova Treatise became one of the most influential and significant treatises written.
  • 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 II bianco e dolce cigno

  • 1567

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    The significance of this work is that it exemplifies Palestrina's style, which became a model for subsequent generations.
  • Victoria Missa O Magnum Mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata pian'e forte

    The Gabrieli Sonata pian'e forte became the very first composition to have dynamics written.