Final Timeline Project

  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Period

  • Period: 900 to 1050

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    Foundation for modern western musical notation
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

  • Period: 1315 to 1375

    Ars Nova Treatise

    Made new art and allowed new rhythm notation possible.
  • Period: 1450 to

    Renaissance Period

  • Period: 1483 to 1546

    Martin Luther Chorale Ein feste burg

  • 1485

    Josquin’s Ave Maria

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno

  • 1567

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    Showed that classical counterpoint and text could be together
  • 1572

    Victoria Missa O magnum mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata pian’e forte

    First intrumental piece to use soft and loud dynamics. Also added the Sackbut and Cornetto
  • Period: to


  • Monteverdi's L’Orfeo

  • First Public Concerts in England

  • Period: to

    JS Bach

  • Antonio Vivaldi's L’Estro Armonico

    First concerto that was printed
  • Rameau's Traité de l’harmonie

    Became the basics for teaching functional harmony
  • Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier volume 1

    Consist of all 24 keys and demonstrated equal temperament
  • Period: to

    Franz Joseph Haydn

  • Handel's Messiah

  • Period: to

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

    Became one of the finest concertos in Europe
  • Period: to

    WA Mozart

  • Period: to

    Viennese Classical Period

  • Mozart's Don Giovanni

  • Haydn's Symphony No. 94 "Surprise"