Music History - Brian Josue Reyes Quistian 5"A"

Timeline created by Brian Josue Reyes Quistian
In Music
  • Period:
    50,000 BCE
    to
    5,000 BCE

    Music in Prehistory

    For primitive man there were two signs that evidenced the separation between life and death: movement and sound. The rites of life and death are developed in this double key.
    Primitive man found music in nature and in his own voice. He also learned to create sound with rudimentary objects such as: bones, reeds, logs, shells, etc.
  • Period:
    5,000 BCE
    to
    476

    Ancient world

    Music in the ancient world had an extraordinary progress, so much so that in Ancient Egypt there was already the musical scale of 7 sounds and a great variety of instruments: harp, flute and oboe.
  • Period:
    476
    to
    1450

    Music of the Middle Ages

    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.
  • Period:
    1450
    to

    Renaissance music

    Las características estilísticas de la música renacentista son su textura polifónica, que sigue las leyes del contrapunto, y está regida por el sistema modal heredado del canto gregoriano.
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    Classical music

    Classical music was born as a form of rupture against the strict rules of baroque music that were characterized by their horizontal structure where several melodies were superimposed at the same time.
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    Classicism

    It is the style characterized by the transition from baroque music to music balanced 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 its most prominent representatives
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    Romanticism

    El Romanticismo musical es un período de la música académica que fue precedido por el Clasicismo y seguido por el Impresionismo.
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    Nationalisms

    Musical nationalism refers to the use of musical ideas or motifs that are identified with a specific country, region or ethnic group, such as popular melodies and melodies, rhythms and harmonies inspired by them.
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    Impressionism

    Musical Impressionism is a musical movement that emerged in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, especially in French music, with the need for composers to try out new combinations of instruments to achieve greater timbral richness.
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    Modern and contemporary music

    The 20th century was marked by two great events that were very decisive in the history of Western music, and marked the subsequent advance that music will follow until it reaches our days.
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    Two Great Events

    The first is the abandonment of tonality and the total breakdown of forms and techniques that had been taking place since the beginning of the Baroque era from 1910 on, in harmony with the other total breaks in other branches of the arts.
    The second great phenomenon is the rise and massification of a type of music that developed in cities during the previous century in contact with the two main branches into which music was divided up to that time (ethnic and academic): music popular.