Music History Timeline Project - Laurenz Oriondo

Timeline created by loriondo
In Music
  • 500

    Medieval Period

    ca. 500 - 1450
  • 800

    Rule of Holy Emperor Charlemagne

    Charlemagne lived 768 - 814 and his rule began in 800. During his rule, he established 500 to 600 Gregorian tunes.
  • 900

    Musica Enchiriadis

    ca. 900 Standardizes the use of polyphony in the church
  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    ca. 1030 Established hexachord system
  • 1098

    Hildegard of Bingen

    1098 - 1179
  • 1163

    Notre Dame School Polyphony

    1163 - 1225
  • 1170

    Troubadour and Trobairitz

    ca. 1170 - 1260
  • 1280

    Franco of Cologne/Ars Cantus Mensurabilis

    ca. 1280
    Established mensural notation
  • 1300

    Guillaume de Machaut

    1300 - 1377
  • 1315

    Ars Nova Treatise

    1320 - 1375 Introduces the notation of time and prolation
  • 1325

    Francesco Landini

    1325 - 1397
  • 1450

    Renaissance

    1450 - 1600
  • 1450

    Gutenberg Printing Press

    ca. 1450 - 1454
  • 1515

    Josquin’s Missa Pange lingua

    1515
  • 1529

    Martin Luther’s Ein feste burg

    ca. 1529
  • 1538

    Arcadelt Il bianco e dolce cigno

    ca. 1538
  • 1562

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    ca. 1562
  • 1580

    Concerto delle Donne

    Ferrara, Italy, 1580 - 1597
  • Sonata pian’e forte

    Giovanni Gabrieli wrote this piece for St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice in 1597. This piece is important for two reasons: it was written for a specificities grouping of instruments and it features loud and soft dynamics.