Music History Timeline

Timeline created by ewood37
In Music
  • Period:
    500
    to
    1450

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's "Micrologus"

    Guido of Arezzo's "Micrologus"
    Through Micrologus, Guido describes the process of Solmization (sight singing) and the Hexachord system. He also introduced the four-lined staff, relative pitch, sight singing syllables, and the flat and natural symbols.
  • 1098

    Hildegard of Bingen

    Hildegard of Bingen
    Hildegard of Bingen was born in 1098 and died in 1179.
  • 1315

    Ars Nova Treatise

    Ars Nova Treatise
    Ars Nova (new art) replaced Ars Antiqua (old art). It updated time and prolation.
  • Period:
    1450
    to

    Renaissance Period

  • 1485

    Josquin's "Ave Maria"

    Josquin's "Ave Maria"
  • 1529

    Martin Luther Choral "Ein Feste Burg"

    Martin Luther Choral "Ein Feste Burg"
  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal II "Bianco e Dolce Cigno"

    Arcadelt Madrigal II "Bianco e Dolce Cigno"
  • 1567

    Palestrina "Pope Marcellus Mass"

    Palestrina "Pope Marcellus Mass"
    Pope Marcellus Mass became a model for subsequent generations. It is still the ideal in present-day textbooks.
  • 1572

    Victoria "Missa O Magnum Mysterium"

    Victoria "Missa O Magnum Mysterium"
  • Gabrieli "Sonata Pian'e Forte"

    Gabrieli "Sonata Pian'e Forte"
    This Italian piece is one of the first pieces in history to not only specify what instruments play what parts, but it also designated dynamics.