Midterm Timeline HoM I

  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Period

  • Period: 1025 to 1028

    Guido of Arezzo's formulation of the Solmization System

  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

  • 1320

    Ars Nova Treatise

    The innovations of the Ars Nova centered around rhythm and its notation, including the following: the polyphonic art song as the most important new genre, the debate of the inclusion of duple (imperfect) meter, the introduction of isorhythm, and the notation of musical rhythm.
  • Period: 1450 to

    Renaissance Period

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Chorale Ein feste burg

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal, Il bianco e dolce cigno

  • 1567

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    This work became a model in counterpoint for generations after Palestrina, while still being a tool used to study counterpoint today. It also saved polyphony for the counter-reformation. Musicians refer to the Mass for the following rules: primarily stepwise melodic motion, leaps followed by stepwise motion, dissonances introduced in suspensions and resolved on strong beats, and the allowance of dissonances between beats if the moving voice is moving in stepwise motion.
  • Victoria Missa O magnum mysterium

  • Giovanni Gabrieli Sacrae Symphoniae

    The Sacrae Symphoniae book was a book full of concerted Latin motets for various small combinations of voices and instruments that were published in Venice.
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    Baroque Era

  • Monteverdi's L'Orfeo

  • The Start of the First Public Concerts in London

    Advertized in the London Gazette
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    J.S. Bach

  • Vivaldi's L'Estro Armonico

    Vivaldi wrote on commission and earned money for his compositions, including L'Estro Armonico. This proved the popularity of his pieces at the time and brought a new significance to composers. He showed that it could be a valid profession that could bring in an income. The title of the concerto also proves this; the name was given to the concerto to increase its popularity among buyers.
  • Rameau's Traité de l’harmonie

  • Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier volume 1

    The book contains twenty-four preludes and fugues in all keys in chromatic order. The book was designed to explore all of the keys and be able to play all of them on an instrument of tempered tuning.
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    Franz Joseph Haydn

  • Handel's Messiah

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    Viennese Classical Period

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    WA Mozart

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

    He was an incredibly accomplished man, and according to John Adams, he was the most accomplished man in Europe. He was a man of color, so to achieve all he did while he was a person of color at that time was astonishing.
  • Mozart's Don Giovanni

  • Haydn's Symphony No. 94 "Surprise" Premiere Date