Midterm Timeline

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

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    A treatise in which Guido describes the use of solmization (ie; sight singing syllables), using a six note system (ie; the hexachord system), created the four line staff, the idea of relative pitch, and accidentals using a rounded b (flat) and a square b (natural).
  • Period:
    1098
    to
    1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

  • 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

    This treatise laid the ground work for modern notation introducing meter along with new note shapes and values.
  • 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

    This work, dedicated to the pope, demonstrated that sacred words can be intelligible in polyphonic music with six voices. To this day, this work is an ideal model for counterpoint.
  • Victoria Missa O magnum mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata pian’e forte

    This work, composed in Venice, was the first to ever specify which instruments were to play what line. It was also the first ever to indicate dynamics.