Final Timeline Project

  • Period: 476 to 1485

    Medieval Period

  • Period: 1025 to 1028

    Guido of Arezzo's formulation of the Solmization System

  • 1098

    Hildegard of Bingen Born

  • Sep 17, 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen Died

  • 1320

    Ars Nova Treatise

    The monophonic chant, already harmonized with simple organum, was becoming altered, fragmented, and hidden beneath secular tunes
  • Period: 1350 to 1527

    Renaissance Period

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Chorale Ein feste burg

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno

  • 1567

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    Proved that polyphonic music could still have understandable text, thus "saving" polyphony
  • Victoria Missa O magnum mysterium

  • Giovanni Gabrieli Sacrae Symphoniae

    Venice, Italy
    It was among some of the first few instrumental pieces to make use of designation to specific instruments within its parts that were being printed
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    Baroque Period

  • Monteverdi's L’Orfeo

  • First Public Concerts in England

  • Period: to

    JS Bach

  • Antonio Vivaldi's L’Estro Armonico

    It was one of the most influential pieces of instrumental music publication that set a new precedent for violin playing.
  • Rameau's Traité de l’harmonie

    Contained record of Rameau's observed harmonic
    practices that he described and codified into universal laws. Also influenced Berlioz as one of the textbooks he used to teach himself harmony.
  • Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier volume 1

    Written to prove that one could compose a piece to be played in all keys.
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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

    During his time as director, it became regarded as the finest orchestra in Paris and even as one of the finest in all of Europe.
  • Mozart's Don Giovanni

  • Haydn's Symphony No. 94 "Surprise"