The Classic Period (1730s-1810s)

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In Music
  • The Birth of Haydn

  • The Death of Francois Couperin

  • The Birth of J.C. Bach

  • Symphony Invented

  • The Birth of Giovanni Paisiello

  • The Birth of William Billings

  • The Birth of Lorenzo de Ponte

  • The Birth of Antonio Salieri

  • Invention of the String Quartet

  • The Birth of Nannerl

  • The Birth of Mozart

  • The Birth of Maria Theresa von Paradis

  • Opera Buffa Invented

  • The Death of Jean Philippe Rameau

  • The Birth of Franz Sussmayr

  • The Death of Johann Schobert

  • Burney's "The Present State of Music in France and Italy"

  • Burney's "The Present State of Music in Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Providences"

  • The Death of Niccolo Jommelli

  • The Death of Giovanni Sammartini

  • First Patented Piano

  • The Death of Pietro Metastasio

  • Mozart's First Piano

  • The Death of Ignaz Holzbauer

  • Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro"

  • The Death of Christoph Gluck

  • Mozart's "Don Giovanni"

  • The Death of C.P.E. Bach

  • The Death of Franz Richter

  • Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutti"

  • Mozart's "Die Zauberflote"

  • The Birth of Rossini

  • Haydn's "The Creation"

  • The Death of Christian Cannabich

  • The Death of Niccolo Piccinni

  • Haydn's "The Seasons"

  • The Birth of Richard Wagner

  • The Death of Charles Burney

  • The Birth of Charles Gounad

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    The Rococo Style

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    Industrial Revolution

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    American Revolution

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    French Revolution