Raiirairi

Final Exam Timeline - Joey Garcia

  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido d'Arezzo's (c. 990 - 1050) Micrologus

    Guido d'Arezzo's (c. 990 - 1050) Micrologus
    D'Arrezzo finishes writing his Micrologus ("Little Treatise") which was innovative because it was one of the first known and comprehensive guides for written musical notation. In the Micrologus, he also includes a detailed explanation of his "Guidonian Hand", a useful trick to help people sight sing.
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen lifespan.

    One of the most prolific composers and poets during the Medieval period.
  • 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

    Ars Nova Treatise
    Latin for "New Art", it was composer Phillipe de Vitry's treatise written to delineate the style of French music during the late Medieval period which is also aptly named "Ars Nova." In his treaty, Vitry attempts to legitamize duple meter as compared to triple meter, which was the characterizing time signature of the period.
  • Period: 1450 to

    Renaissance Period

  • 1485

    Josquin’s Ave Maria ... virgo serena Motet

    Josquin’s Ave Maria ... virgo serena Motet
  • 1529

    Martin Luther Chorale "Ein feste burg" (A Mighty Fortress) is composed

    Martin Luther Chorale "Ein feste burg" (A Mighty Fortress) is composed
  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno is composed

    Arcadelt Madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno is composed
  • 1567

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass is publicized

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass is publicized
    Palestrina's "Pope Marcellus Mass" was composed for six different voices and contained frequent changes of density within these voices. The publication of this mass essentially rescued polyphony at a point where the musical dogma was very strict during the Counter-Reformation.
  • Victoria's "Missa O magnum mysterium" is composed

    Victoria's "Missa O magnum mysterium" is composed
  • Gabrieli's "Sonata pian’e forte" is composed

    Gabrieli's "Sonata pian’e forte" is composed
    Gabrieli's "Sonata pian’e forte" was written in Venice and one of the earliest known pieces that included definite dynamic markings in the written notation.
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    Baroque Period

  • Claudio Monteverdi composes L'Orfeo

    Claudio Monteverdi composes L'Orfeo
  • First Public Concerts in England

    First Public Concerts in England
    The foremost concerts that were held in England began during the early 1670s. Records and documentation show that the first known public concerts specifically began in English musical composer and violinist John Bannister's house.
  • Period: to

    Johann Sebastian Bach Lifespan

  • Antonio Vivaldi publishes Op. 3: L’Estro Armonico

    Antonio Vivaldi publishes Op. 3: L’Estro Armonico
    The publication of Op. 3: "L'Estro Armonico" (Harmonic Inspiration) greatly bolstered Vivaldi's reputation throughout Europe. It determined Vivaldi's regular preference for including three contrasting movements and evolved the utilization of the ritornello form.
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau publishes Traité de l’harmonie

    Jean-Philippe Rameau publishes Traité de l’harmonie
    Rameau's "Traité de l’harmonie" (Treatise on Harmony) systematized the practices of theory and harmony that he absorbed from his contemporaries into a book. Among these practices involve the inclusion of triads, harmonic inversions, and the fundamental bass.
  • J.S. Bach composes The Well-Tempered Clavier Volume One

    J.S. Bach composes The Well-Tempered Clavier Volume One
    Volume one of "The Well-Tempered Clavier" contains twenty-four improvisatory preludes and fugues, one of each pertaining to the twelve major and twelve minor keys. It is significant for the tuning system that Bach preferred, and made it achievable to play in every key with adequate intonation.
  • Period: to

    Franz Joseph Haydn Lifespan

  • Handel completes Messiah

    Handel completes Messiah
  • Period: to

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Lifespan

  • Period: to

    Viennese Classical Period

  • Period: to

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

    Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, also known as Joseph Bologne, was regarded as one of the most coveted and virtuosic violinists in Paris. Under his conduction for eight years, "Le Concert de Amateurs" was viewed as the premier orchestra in Paris and one of the finest in Europe.
  • Mozart's Don Giovanni is composed

    Mozart's Don Giovanni is composed
  • Haydn's Symphony No. 94 "Surprise" Premiere in London

    Haydn's Symphony No. 94 "Surprise" Premiere in London