Musical Time Periods

Timeline created by tarasavino33
In Music
  • 400

    Antiquity

    Gregorian ChantNo known composers
    Gregorian chant
  • Period: 400 to

    Musical Time Periods

  • Jun 1, 800

    Medieval

    Medieval800-1400
    Composers: Guillaume de Machaut and John Dunstable
    Sacred/Secular music
  • Jun 1, 1400

    Renaissance

    RenaissanceRebirth
    Composers: Claudio Monteverdi, William Byrd, Thomas Morley, and Giovanni Palestrina
    Renissance Fairs
  • Baroque

    Baroque Basso Continuo and Ornamentation
    Composers: JS Bach, George Handel, Antonio Vivaldi
    Newtons Law of Gravity
  • Classical

    ClassicalAge of Enlightenment
    Joesph Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
    Printing Press
  • Romantic

    RomanticPersonal Feeling/emotion
    Composers: Claude Debussy, Felix Mendelsshon, Richard Wagner
    Cilvil War period (1861-1864)
  • Contemporary

    ContemporaryAge of science
    Composers: Arnold Schoenberd, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Charles Ives
    Cars, airplanes, computers, medical advancements