Music History I Final Timeline Project Major Frank

  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    Micrologus introduced the 4-line staff, relative pitch (Hexachord System), and sight-singing (via Guidonian Hand).
  • 1098

    Hildegard of Bingen

    Birth
  • 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

    Death
  • 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

    The Treatise revolutionized notation; it added perfect & imperfect mode, time, and prolation.
  • Period: 1450 to

    Renaissance Period

  • 1485

    Josquin's Ave Maria

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal I

  • 1567

    Pope Marcellus Mass

    Created basic rules for music composition, including the Palestrina counterpoint.
  • Victoria Missa O magnum Mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata pian'e forte

    Performed at St. Mark's Basilica. It was the first musical work to incorporate dynamics and designate a specific instrument for a part.
  • Period: to

    Baroque Era

  • Monteverdi's L'Orfeo

  • First Public Concerts in England

  • JS Bach Birth

  • Antonia Vivaldi's L'Estro Armonico

    Inspired harmonic progressions in future compositions
  • Rameau's Traité de l'harmonie

    The score became the basis for teaching functional harmony
  • Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier Volume 1

    Revolutionized the concept of equal temperament to tune
  • Period: to

    Viennese Classical Period

  • Franz Joseph Haydn Birth

  • Handel's Messiah

  • Period: to

    Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges as director of Concerts des Amateurs

    "The Black Mozart" becomes the director of one of the best orchestras in Europe
  • JS Bach Death

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Birth

  • Mozart's Don Giovanni

  • Haydn's Symphony No.94 "Surprise" premiere in London

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Death

  • Franz Joseph Haydn Death