Midterm Timeline Project

  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    This document innovated the Hexachord System which described the sight singing system.
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

  • 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

    This innovated new rhythmic characteristics of Ars Nova
  • Period: 1450 to

    Renaissance Period

  • 1485

    Josquin’s Ave Maria ... virgo serena Motet

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Chorale Ein feste burg (A Mighty Fortress..)

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal: Il bianco e dolce cigno

  • 1562

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    Published in 1567. Presented the Palestrina Style. It showed intricate polyphonic vocal lines and became a model for later music.
  • Victoria Missa O magnum mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata pian’e forte

    Where: St. Mark's Bascilla
    1. It specified dynamics in a piece
    2. It specified which instruments play what parts
  • Period: to

    Baroque Era

  • Monteverdi's L'Orfeo

  • First public concerts England

  • Period: to

    JS Bach

  • Antonio Vivaldi's L’Estro Armonico

    It offered a a "manifesto" for modern violin. It was also harmonic inspiration that was out of the ordinary at the time
  • Rameau's Traité de l’harmonie

    This work introduced, the terms, tonic, dominant and subdominant. Became the basis for tonal harmony.
  • Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier volume 1

    Showed the possibilities of playing in all the keys. Changed tuning of the keyboard
  • Period: to

    Franz Joseph Haydn

  • Handel's Messiah

  • Period: to

    WA Mozart

  • Period: to

    Viennese Classical Period

  • Period: to

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

    Saint-Georges led one of the the first modern world orchestras at the time.
  • Mozart's Don Giovanni

  • Haydn's Symphony No. 94 "Surprise"

    Premiered in London 1792