Final Exam

  • Period: 500 to 1450

    medieval era

  • 1030

    Micrologus - Guido of Arezzo

    Hexachord system, hand
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

  • 1323

    ars nova treatise

    laid the groundwork for modern music notation
  • Period: 1450 to

    renaissance era

  • 1485

    Josquin’s Ave Maria

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Chorale - A Mighty Fortress

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal

  • 1567

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    showed that polyphony with 6 voices could still have understandable words
  • 1572

    Victoria Missa O magnum mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata pian’e forte

    Venice, Italy. First music with dynamics and to indicate specific instruments
  • Period: to

    Baroque Era

  • Monteverdi's L’Orfeo

    The first opera to enter
    the standard repertory
  • First Public Concerts in England

  • Period: to

    JS Bach

  • Antonio Vivaldi's L’Estro Armonico

    It was also the first time Vivaldi chose a foreign publisher, Estienne Roger, instead of an Italian one.
  • Rameau's Traité de l’harmonie

    Became the basis for teaching functional harmony. Argued that all harmony is based on the “root” or fundamental note of a chord.
  • Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier volume 1

    Contained a work in each major and minor key. Written for an equal-tempered instrument.
  • Period: to

    Franz Joseph Haydn

  • Handel's Messiah

    Completed in 1741 - Premiered in 1742
  • Period: to

    WA Mozart

  • Period: to

    Viennese Classical Period

  • Period: to

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

    One of the finest orchestras in Europe. US President John Adams called him “the most accomplished man in Europe”.
  • Don Giovanni

  • Haydn's Symphony No. 94 "Surprise" (premiere date in London)