Timeline 1

Timeline created by NerfGod00
In Music
  • Period:
    1419
    to
    1467

    Timbre

    Philip The Good would use timbre as a way to express vocal polyphony. although timbre has changed the way renaissance music would sound, many would still prefer the uniform sound that many people were used to
  • Period:
    1430
    to

    Renaissance

    There were many different types of genres that varied within the renaissance period. These would include Lied, Frottola, and Chanson. Of courses there were other genres that only contained vocals such as ballade, caccia, villotta, and rondeau.​
  • Period:
    1430
    to

    Stylistic Traits​

    During the Renaissance, it was common to use triads, later on near the end of the 16th century, church modes would be broken down to give way to functional tonality. People would also use separate melodies in a song. Since the renaissance is the time that polyphony was popular, this would be common use of melody. This use of melody would also lead to harmony and would then pave the way to the church modes they'll use very often which varied from major and minor tonality.​
  • 1440

    Printing Press

    Printing Press
    Johannes Gutenberg would invent the printing press which would start the printing revolution. This would cause the cost of printing books to drop.
  • 1440

    Shawm

    Shawm
    A very popular instrument used from the 13th century to the 17th century. This instrument would be one of the key factors of what makes the renaissance sound. It is a wind instrument that used a double reed.
  • Period:
    1440
    to
    1521

    Josquin Dez Prez

    Josquin was a French composer who was one of the pioneers of the early music of the renaissance. Josquin was also known for his use of overlapping vocals that would be one of the earliest forms of polyphony.​
  • 1450

    Sackbut

    Sackbut
    A trumpet-like instrument that was used frequently during the renaissance period. similar to a modern trombone it has a push-pull mechanism that controls the pitch of the instrument.
  • 1460

    Lute

    Lute
    The invention of the lute has been around as early as the 13th century, and much lute music can be dated in the 15th century. This instrument would pave the way for many songs that would this instrument for melodic music during the renaissance.
  • Period:
    1476
    to
    1500

    The Age of Exploration

    European ships would travel around the world in search of new trading routes and would partner to feed burgeoning capitalism in Europe.
  • 1478

    The Spanish Inquisition

    The Spanish Inquisition
    The Spanish Inquisition would be served to consolidate power in the monarchy of the Spanish kingdom, but it achieved that end through grotesque and brutal methods.
  • 1500

    Dynamics

    The practice of uses soft and louder voices in-between parts of a song would be noted and used commonly during the 1500s.
  • Period:
    1526
    to

    G.P Palestrina

    Palestrina would be another Italian composer who would be best known for his role in making renaissance music. He would also be an influence on the development of the music that would be used in the church in Europe. He would be known to be one of the composers who would contribute to the sound of renaissance polyphony
  • 1540

    Form

    Madrigals would emerge in 1540, this would be the new genre that would be popularized. They would gain in popularity based on the poetic structures that were constructed in the music.
  • Period:
    1567
    to

    Claudio Monteverdi

    Monteverdi was an Italian born composer who took on many roles in his life. He was known to not only be a composer, but he was also a string player, choirmaster, and a priest. He would also be known for bridging the gap from the music from the renaissance to the baroque periods of music.​