Music timeline

  • Period: 476 to Dec 31, 1475


  • 500

    musical techniques

    musical techniques
    pathos, use of emotion verismo, word painting, terraced dynamics, continuo, tutti, idee fixe.
  • Mar 25, 1300

    plainsong, parallel organum, early songs about love

    kyrie and gloria
  • Mar 25, 1301

    Guillaume d'Amiens

  • Period: Jan 1, 1476 to


  • Period: Mar 25, 1500 to

    motets, madrigals, opera, fugue, concerto, sonata, symphony, sonata-allegro form, rondo form, coda, scherzo, art song, lieder

    Spring the four seasons, adel tawil, orfeo, Singet dem herrnunser aff
  • Mar 25, 1525

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
  • Jan 15, 1571

    Michael Praetorius

    Michael Praetorius
  • Mar 25, 1576

    Thomas Weelkes

    Thomas Weelkes
  • Period: to


  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau

    Jean-Philippe Rameau
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Period: to

    art song, lieder, program music program symphony, tone poem, opera, aria, opera buffa, opera seria, recitative.

    orfeo, A symphonic poem or tone poem is a piece of orchestral or concert band music, usually in a single continuous section (a movement) that illustrates or evokes the content of a poem, short story, novel, painting, landscape, or other (non-musical) source.
  • Franz Joseph Hadyn

    Franz Joseph Hadyn
  • Period: to


  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert
  • Period: to


  • Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner
  • Hector Berlioz

    Hector Berlioz
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Bedrich Smetana
  • Modes Mussorgsky

    Modes Mussorgsky
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Giacomo Puccini
  • Guido d'Arezzo