Final Timeline

  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    Established Hexachord system
  • 1098

    Hildegard of Bingen birth

  • 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen death

  • 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

    Establishes time and prolation
  • Period: 1450 to

    Renaissance Period

  • 1485

    Josquin's Ave Maria... virgo serena

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno

  • 1567

    Palestrina's Pope Marcellus Mass

    Demonstrated that sacred words could be intelligible in polyphony
  • Victoria's Missa O Magnum Mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata Pian e Forte

    for St. Mark's Basilica
    First to use dynamics and first to establish which musical instrument was performing each part
  • Period: to

    Baroque Period

  • First Public Concerts in England

  • Period: to

    JS Bach

  • Vivaldi's L'Estro Armonica

    Published by Entienne Roger in Amsterdam
  • Rameau's Traite De L'Harmonie

    Became basis for teaching functional harmony
  • Bach's Well Tempered Clavier

    Was played in equal temperament
  • Period: to

    Haydn Lifespan

  • Handel's Messiah

  • Period: to

    WA Mozart Lifespan

  • Period: to

    Viennese Classical Period

  • Period: to

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

    He was a (uncommon) black director of "one of the finest orchestras in Europe"
  • Mozart's Don Giovanni

  • Haydn's Surprise Symphony Premiere's in London