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Musical Timeline

  • Period: 500 to 1400


    In the Medieval time period the music had lots of different styles. There was plainchant, monophony, and ployphony. Plainchant was unaccompanied, monophonic music used in liturgy of the Western Church. Monophony was a single melody sung with no harmony. Ployphony was music with two or more melodies played simultaneously. A famous composer was Philippe de Vitry.
  • Period: 1400 to