Music evolution

Timeline created by Irving Barragan
In Music
  • 50,000 BCE

    Music in Prehistory (50,000 BC-5,000 BC)

    Music in Prehistory (50,000 BC-5,000 BC)
    The music was discovered by the people of prehistory
  • 5,000 BCE

    Ancient world (5000 BC-AD 476)

    Ancient world (5000 BC-AD 476)
    So in the ancient world cultures like the Egyptian had advanced knowledge that was reserved for priests. In the New Kingdom they already used the scale of seven sounds. This town had a rich and varied instrumentation; some of the most representative are the harp as a stringed instrument and the double oboe as a wind instrument.
  • 475

    Music of the Middle Ages (476-1450)

    Music of the Middle Ages (476-1450)
    The origins of medieval music are confused with the latest developments in music from the late Roman period. The evolution of the musical forms attached to the cult was resolved at the end of the 6th century in the so-called Gregorian chant.
  • Classical music

    Classical music
    Baroque music is the musical period that dominates Europe throughout the 17th century and the first half of the following, being replaced by classicism around 1750-1760. It is considered that he was born in Italy and reached its maximum splendor in Germany during the late Baroque. It is one of the richest, most fertile, creative and revolutionary periods in the history of music.
  • Classicism (1750-1800)

    Classicism (1750-1800)
    It is the style characterized by the transition from baroque music to balanced music between structure and melody. It occupies the second half of the 18th century. Franz Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven are three of their most prominent representatives
  • Romanticism (1800-1860)

    Romanticism (1800-1860)
    In the beginning, he built his reputation as a composer on works such as The Flying Dutchman and Tannhäuser, which followed the romantic tradition of Weber and Meyerbeer. He transformed musical thought with the idea of ​​the "total work of art"
  • Modern and contemporary music (1910-present)

    Modern and contemporary music (1910-present)
    Rock and roll was born in the 50s as a lively and fast-paced music that arose fundamentally from an interracial pairing between black rhythm and blues and white country. In the 1960s, the dominant figures of early American rock had to give way to a new wave of British groups that had been influenced by rock and roll. What would be called the British Invasion arises