Music History Midterm

  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    The innovations that were included in this document were a 4-line staff, relative pitch, and sight singing.
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

  • 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

    An important innovation attached to this is prolation.
  • Period: 1450 to

    Renaissance Period

  • 1485

    Josquin's Ave Maria virgo serena Motet

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Choral Ein feste burg (A Mighty Fortress)

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal II bianco e dolce cigno

  • 1567

    Palestrina's Pope Marcellus Mass

    The legend of this piece is that Palestrina created it to prove that you could have polyphony and still be able to hear the words, so he created this one with six voices.
  • 1572

    Victoria Missa O magnum mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata pian'e forte

    This piece was composed at St. Mark's Basilica. Two things that are very important that came out of this piece was it was the first to have assigned parts and the first to have dynamics.