Music through the ages

By HMLamb
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    Eygyptians create flute and harps 4000BCE

    Eygyptians create flute and harps 4000BCE
    The earliest form music was most lkely drum based, because that was what was most readily avilable at any time, the first insrtuments that we used in ancient times that we still use today is the flute and the harp. The Egyptians created the first harp and flute.And by 3500BCE the Egyptians had created lyers and doubled reeded clarinets.
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    Trumpet 2500BCE

    Trumpet 2500BCE
    Denmark an early form of the trumpet is created. This trumpet is known as the Natural Trumpet.To change the pitch of the trumpet depends completley on lip manipulation. This trumpet is valveless which means the mouth has to work harder to produce sound.
  • May 17, 1500


    Popular from 1500 to 1650 which was the Medieval,Renaissance, Boroque periods.This instrument was used in what we call now them, wind ensembles or alta capellas.The sound was produced by the lips vibrating on the cup mouthpeice. This instrument consists of a wooden pipe covered in leather.This instrument is about 24 inches long and has finger holes and a small horn.
  • Hurdy-Gurdy

    The Hurdy Gurdy was the first instrument the combined the keyboard and a string instrument.The sound is produced by turning a crank on the side of the instrument that rubs the strings of the instrument together while the other hand plays the keys on the instrument.The sound the Hurdy-Gurgy makes is similar to the sound that the bag-pipes makes.
  • Opera

    Opera was born in the 1600s.Opera is a form of art that in which a singer or musicians perform a dramatic work combining text with song.Opera incorporates many parts of regular theater such as costumes,dancing,acting, and senery. The preformance is usually preformed in an Opera House.
  • Four Seasons-Vivaldi

    Four Seasons-Vivaldi
    Four Seasons was composed by Antonio Vivaldi in 1723. Four season is know as Vivaldi's greatest work. Each one of the seasons had three movements, with a slow movement between two faster ones.Vivaldi's solo violin with string quartet and basso continuo helped to form of the definition of concerto.
  • The birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Mozart one of the greatest musicaian of all time was born in the classical era.From a very young age Mozart showed vast musical ability. By the time he was five Mozart was already competent on the keyboard and violin and preformed in front of roalty.Mozart has created over 600 works.
  • Beethoven's Birth

    Beethoven's Birth
    Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. Beethoven is consideresd the most famous and influential of all composers. Beethoven intended to study with Mozart ,but befriended Joseph Haydn and studied with him.The premiere of his first symphony took place on April 2 1800.
  • Meyer Flute

    Meyer Flute
    The Meyer Flute was popular in th mid 19th century. The Meyer Flute was made up of either metal-lined ivory or wood.The final form of the Myer Flute was a mix of a Viennese flute and a traditional flute.The flute was most common throughout America and Europe.
  • I didn't raise my boy to be a Soldier

    I didn't raise my boy to be a Soldier
    A song that was written in World War 1. This song is an American Anti-War song that influenced a pacifist movement in the United States.The song was written by Alfred Bryan with help from Al Piantadosi.This song was so popular that the two men collaborated together again to make a sequal to this song.
  • We'll Meet Again

    We'll Meet Again
    This song was written during World War 2, but one of the most famous during the Cold War.This gave the families of the soldiers an optimistic hope,that if their loved ones died during battle, they would see them again.
  • Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley
    Elvis Presley began his career in 1954. Elvis Presley is considered the king of rock and roll.