Music Eras

  • Harp added to the orchastra

  • Period: to

    Baroque Era

  • Caccini's new vocal style Nuvoe Musiche was invented

  • Thomas Morley Dies

    Died on October 1602
  • Establishment of Dutch East India Company

    Establishment of Dutch East India Company
  • Death of Queen Elizabeth-1

    Death of Queen Elizabeth-1
  • Thomas Robinson's School of Musicke is invented

  • Heinrich Albert is born

    Albert was born on June 28, 1604
  • Giacomo Carissimi is Born

    Giacomo Carissimi is Born
    Carissimi is born on April 18, 1605
  • Bartolomaus Gese Died

    Bartholomew Gese died on Agust 1613
  • Masses and Motets are invented

  • Giulio Caccini Dies

    Caccini was born on October 8, 1551 and died on December 10, 1618 15 days before Christmas
  • Arrival of the pilgrims

    Arrival of the pilgrims
  • Marc Antonio Cesti is born

    Cesti was born on August 5, 1623
  • Discovery of New York

    Discovery of New York
  • Goiovanni Legrenzi is born

  • Polo Aiostini dies

  • John Bull dies

  • Death of Galileo Galilei

    Death of Galileo Galilei
  • Antonio Stradivari is born

  • Johann Statlmayr dies

  • Gregorio Allegri dies

  • Johann Joseph Fux is born

  • Halfway Covenant

    Halfway Covenant
  • Giuseppe Aldrovandini is born

  • Completion of St. Peters Square

    Completion of St. Peters Square
  • John Blow becomes an organist

  • Andreas Hammerschmidt dies

  • First ballets arrive in Germany

  • George Fredrick Handel is born

  • Giovanni Legrenzi dies

  • Salem witch trials

    Salem witch trials
  • Henry Purcell dies

  • Joseph Sauver measures and explains vibrations

  • War of Spanish Succession

  • First Great Awakening

    First Great Awakening
  • Ben Frank published Poor Richard

    Ben Frank published Poor Richard
  • Francis Coupern dies

    Francis Coupern dies
    Francis died on September 11, 1733
  • John Peter Zengers trial

    John Peter Zengers trial
  • Johann Christia Bach was born

    He was the youngest member of the Bach family
  • Stonos Rebellion

    Stonos Rebellion
  • Luigi Boccherini is born

    He was born during the Baroque era on February 19,1743 and died on May 28,1805 during the Romantic Era
  • Bach dies

    Bach dies
    Bach is born March 31,1685
  • Period: to

    Classical Era

  • Ben Frank made the Lightning Rod

    Ben Frank made the Lightning Rod
  • French Indian War

  • Fourth Dictionary published by Samuel Johnson

  • Mozart is born

    Mozart is born
  • Third Cranatic War

  • Pontiacs War

  • Beethoven is born

    Beethoven is born
  • Decoration of Independence

  • The Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution
    1780-1840
  • American Revolution

  • The French Revolution

    The French Revolution
  • William Blake publishes The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

    William Blake publishes The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
  • Franz Schubert is born

    Franz Schubert is born
  • Mozart dies

    Mozart dies
    Died from severe miliary fever
  • Rossini is born

    Rossini is born
  • Henry Steinway is born

    Henry Steinway is born
  • William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge publish Lyrical Ballads

    William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge publish Lyrical Ballads
  • French Revolution

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn
  • Richard Wagner is born

    Richard Wagner is born
  • Metronome is invented

    Metronome is invented
  • Mary Shelley publishes Frankenstein

    Mary Shelley publishes Frankenstein
  • 1819: John Keats publishes Ode on a Grecian Urn and Ode to a Nightingale

    1819: John Keats publishes Ode on a Grecian Urn and Ode to a Nightingale
  • Lord Byron publishes Don Juan

    Lord Byron publishes Don Juan
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley publishes Prometheus Unbound

    Percy Bysshe Shelley publishes Prometheus Unbound
    Prometheus was the titan who stole fire from the gods and brought it to mankind. Shelley took the famous Greek myth and turned it into a play.
  • John Keats dies

    John Keats dies
    He was only 25
  • Percy Shelly dies

    Percy Shelly dies
    Percy Bysshe Shelley drowns in a boating accident
  • Romanticism still served a sophisticated

  • Period: to

    Romantic Era

  • social and political stresses following the French Revolution, and the resulting nationalistic trends.

  • Louisiana Purchase, Monroe Doctrine, McCormick invents the reaper, Morse telegraph

  • Germany united under Bismarck, Edison invents electric light

  • Goya, Gericault, Corot, Turner, Delacroix, Millet, Daumier.

  • ynamics were more explicit than those of Classicism

  • 1901

    1901
    President William Mckinley is assassinated
  • Period: to

    Modern/20th Century Era

  • 1907

    1907
    Oklahoma becomes a state in the U.S.
  • Arizona and New Mexico

    Arizona and New Mexico
    These two states become a part of the U.S. Nation
  • Fourth Symphony

    Fourth Symphony
    Charles Ives finishes the Fourth Symphony, which soon becomes his defining piece as a musician.
  • Claude Debussy Dies

    Claude Debussy Dies
    Debussy's life comes to a tragic end due to colorectal cancer.
  • The Queen of the Blues

    The Queen of the Blues
    Bessie Smiths, AKA "Queen of the Blues", creates her first song: Down Hearted Blues.
  • Franklin Roosvelt

    Franklin Roosvelt
    He becomes president
  • Electric Guitars

    Electric Guitars
    The now-popular electric guitar is debuted.
  • Golden Gate bridge

    Golden Gate bridge
    It opens for the fist time to be used
  • George Gershwin Dies

    George Gershwin Dies
    A brain tumor cuts Gershwin's life sadly short, leaving an impression that there was still great compositions to be made.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan attacks pearl Harbor
  • Bill Haley and the Comets

    Bill Haley and the Comets
    Bill Hale and the Comets begin writing songs that would soon become some of the most popular hit songs in the rock n' roll genre.
  • Martin Luther King

    Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther king gives his ''I have a dream'' speech
  • Armstrong

    Armstrong
    Neil Armstrong goes to the moon
  • Beatles Disband

    Beatles Disband
    The Beatles officially disband. By the end of the year, each member had created their own solo album.
  • Jim Morrison dies

    Jim Morrison dies
    Jim Morrison dies in Paris at age 27.
  • Walkman

    Walkman
    Sony gives an introduction to the Walkman, the very first portable stereo.
  • Ronald Regan

    Ronald Regan
    Ronald Regan becomes president
  • New Oreleans

    New Oreleans
    Hurricane Katrina Attacks and devastates New Oreleans
  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama
    He becomes the president