Music in the medieval ages

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  • 590

    GREGORIAN CHANT

    starts the development of the gregorian chant
  • Period: 590 to Jan 1, 1475

    medieval ages music timeline

  • Jan 1, 695

    the development of the organum and an early form of the couterpoint

    The development of organum, an early form of counterpoint.
  • Jan 1, 1030

    Guido de Arezzo.

    It was around this time when a new method to teach singing was invented by a monk and choirmaster named Guido de Arezzo.
    He was born
    (important composers)
  • Jan 1, 1150

    The Notre Dame school of polyphony

    The Notre Dame school of polyphony was the center of activity. Rhythmic notation first appeared in this period. Also known as the ars antiqua; it is during this time when the motet initially developed.
  • Jan 1, 1150

    Léonin

    Léonin is born
    (important composers)
  • Jan 1, 1150

    perotin

    perotin is born
    (important composers)
  • Mar 23, 1291

    Phillipe de vitry

    Phillipe de vitry is born
    (important composers)
  • Jan 1, 1340

    Guillaume de Machaut

    Guillaume de Machaut is born
    (important composers)