Music History

  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo’s Micrologus

    It was the first piece with a 4 line staff
    Relative pitch and spacing were also key points in this piece
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

  • Period: 1323 to 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

  • Period: 1450 to

    Renaissance Period

  • 1485

    Josquin’s Ave Maria … virgo serena Motet

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Chorale Ein feste burg (A Mighty Fortress)

  • 1538

    Arcedelt Madrigal Il bianco e cigno

  • 1567

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    Created Polyphony with 6 voices
  • Victoria missa 0 magnum mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata pian’e forte

    It was the first piece with dynamics