Music in medieval times

Music timeline

  • Period: 14 to 17


    The renaissance promoted the rediscovery of classical philosophy, literature and art
  • Period: 476 to 1450

    midieval times

    The medieval period is Early, High, and Late Middle Ages. Population decline, the collapse of centralized authority, invasions, and mass migrations of tribes, which had begun in Late Antiquity, continued into the Early Middle Ages.
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    The Baroque period saw an explosion of new musical styles with the introduction of the concerto, the sonata and the opera.
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    Classical period

    he Classical Period of ancient Greece was a time when the Greeks achieved new heights in art, architecture, theater, and philosophy.
  • Period: to

    Romantic classical

    The Romantic Period overthrew the values instilled during the Augustan Age and strove to sever itself from the rigid writing styles of the ancient, classical examples of Virgil, Horace, and Homer. Instead, poets and authors were inspired to write in their own individual and creative voices.
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    20th 21 century

    During the 20th century there was a large increase in the variety of music that people had access to. Prior to the invention of mass market gramophone ...