Timeline created by irenelolla
In Music
  • Music Genres

    The timeline below provides an overview of popular musical styles from the Baroque period through the modern world.
  • The Baroque Period

    The Baroque Period
    The Baroque period is characterized by strict musical forms and highly ornamental works. (1600-1750)
  • The Classical Period

    The Classical Period
    The music of the Classical Period is lighter and clearer than Baroque music (1750-1800)
  • The Romanic Period

    The Romanic Period
    Romantic music sought to express emotion, both negative and positive, through music(1830-1900)
  • Big Band Swing Music

    Big Band Swing Music
    By the 1930s, jazz had led to the birth of a new genre, big band swing music
  • Contemporary Folk Music

    Contemporary Folk Music
    The mid-1960s saw the revival of folk music, integrating various musical traditions from around the world. This was not the first revival, but is the one most closely associated with modern music
  • Beginning of Rap

    Beginning of Rap
    By the 1970s, rock music wasn't rebellion enough, and punk rock developed. Punk music used limited instrumentation, harsh sound, and shorter songs (1974-1976)
  • Country, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, Latin

    Country, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, Latin