Martin Luther Chorale Ein feste Burg (A Mighty Fortress)
Arcadelt, Il bianco e dolce cigno
Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass
Victoria O magnum mysterium
Gabrieli Sonata Pian e Forte
St. Mark's Cathedral
The introduction of divided choirs and abstract instrumental music.
First Public Concerts in England
Antonio Vivaldi's L'Estro Armonico
Published by Etienne Roger in Amsterdam.
Rameau's Traite de L'harmonie
(Treatise on Harmony) It codified practices of his contemporaries. Became the basis for teaching functional harmony which led to it being his most influential work
Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier Volume 1
Made 24 Preludes and Fugues, one in each key. This led to the use of equal temperament.
Franz Joseph Haydn
Viennese Classical Period
Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges as Director of Concerts des Amateurs
He was credited as being one of the best composers, conductors, and violinist. John Adams called him "The most accomplished man in Europe." with him being the conductor of the finest Orchestra in Europe he was definitely accomplished.