Music History Timeline Project

Timeline created by ckilgo22
In Music
  • Period:
    500
    to
    1450

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's "Micrologus"

    This work involved the use of a four line staff and relative pitch. The piece is where we get sight singing syllables from and the symbols that now represent flats & naturals.
  • Period:
    1098
    to
    1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

  • 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

    This added "minim" to the short list of rhythms. It also added new time signatures including duple metered ones.
  • Period:
    1450
    to

    Renaissance Period

  • 1485

    Josquin’s "Ave Maria"

  • 1529

    Martin Luther's "A Mighty Fortress is Our God"

  • 1538

    Arcadelt's "Il bianco e dolce cigno"

  • 1567

    Palestrina's "Pope Marcellus Mass"

    This work exemplifies Palestrina’s Style, which became a model for subsequent generations and is still the ideal in present-day textbooks on counterpoint.
  • 1572

    Victoria's "O magnum mysterium"

  • Gabrieli's "Sonata pian’e forte"

    First work to specify instrumentation and dynamics, hence the title.