Music History Midterm Timeline

Timeline created by nhylton6
In Music
  • Period:
    500
    to
    1450

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    Established the hexachord system
  • Period:
    1098
    to
    1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

    Famous female composer
  • 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

    Developed breve subdivisions, creating time signatures.
  • 1352

    Arcadelt Madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno

  • Period:
    1450
    to

    Renaissance Period

    Period of rebirth
  • 1485

    Josquin’s Ave Maria ... virgo serena Motet

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Chorale Ein feste burg (A Mighty Fortress)

  • 1567

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    This piece was written for the pope with the intention of proving that polyphonic music could be intelligible.
  • Victoria Missa O Magnum Mysterium

    Parody mass of O Magnum Mysterium
  • Gabrieli Sonata pian’e forte

    Written in St. Marks Cathedral in Venice, Italy. Important because it is the first piece to specify instrumentation and dynamics.