History of Music

  • 476

    Beginning of the middle age

    The Western Roman Empire fell
  • Period: 476 to 507

    Kingdom of Tolosa

    Time of great insecurity in the Iberian Peninsula.
  • 732

    Battle of poitiers

    The Franks managed to stop the Muslim advance.
  • Period: 1100 to 1200

    Leonin y Perotin

    They belonged to the music school of Notre Dame Cathedral, noted for its compositional innovations of sacred music.
  • 1200

    Hildegard von Bingen

    Composed a great variety of sacred music.
  • 1221

    Alfonso X

    Cantigas de Santa María.
  • Period: 1400 to 1500

    Gotic art

    Urban art characterized for the construction of big cathedrals.
  • 1492

    End of the middle age

    Fall of the Byzantine Empire and the discovery of America.