Music History Midterm Timeline

  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    This document was influential because it made the time that it took to teach singers much shorter. The document contained information such as polyphony and chant.
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen (Lifespan)

  • Period: 1315 to 1375

    Ars Nova

    Came with a new way of notating rhythm with specific values like breve, semibreve, and minim. Also time signatures that were the equivalent of 9/8, 6/8, 4/4, and 2/4.
  • Period: 1450 to

    Renaissance Period

  • 1485

    Josquin's Ave Maria ... virgo serena

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Chorale Ein feste burg ist unser Gott (A Mighty Fortress is our God)

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno

  • 1567

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    The work done on this showed the style of Palestrina and laid the foundation for future generations. Counterpoint today is still laid upon his foundations.
  • Victoria Missa O magnum mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata pian’e forte

    Introduced dynamics in written form which were not present in most music up to this point.