Middle Ages/The Renaissance 476-1600 (chant, polyphony, chanson rondeau, baroque, a capella, masses, motets, hymns, madrigal, frottola, monody,

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In Music
  • 476

    Fall of Rome

    changes in culture
  • Period:
    715
    to
    731

    Rule of Pope Gregory

    he organized gregorian chant
  • Period:
    991
    to
    1033

    Guido d'Arezzo

    credited with invention of the staff (also the reason we have to take music theory, ew)
  • Period:
    1098
    to
    1179

    Hildegard von Bingen

    founder of convent in Germany, one of most studied early female composers, prophetess
  • Period:
    1150
    to
    1201

    Leonin

    first known polyphonic composer
  • Period:
    1150
    to
    1200

    Perotin

    polyphonic composer, may have studied with Leonin
  • Period:
    1155
    to
    1207

    Raimbaut de Vaqueiras

    served in court in Montferrat, wrote 35 poems
  • Period:
    1291
    to
    1361

    Philippe de Vitry

    first composer of Ars Nova
  • Period:
    1300
    to
    1400

    Introduction of gunpowder

    signaled end of knighthood
  • Period:
    1300
    to
    1377

    Guillaume de Machaut

    most famous composer and poet of his time, French priest
  • Period:
    1325
    to
    1397

    Francesco Landini

    music theorist, blind composer, Italian
  • Period:
    1340
    to
    1350

    The Black Death

    plague killed over 75 million people
  • Period:
    1386
    to
    1466

    Donatello

    famous Italian artist
  • 1390

    Development of compass

    made voyages of discovery possible
  • Period:
    1390
    to
    1453

    John Dunstable

    English, influential in Europe, English quality to his music, more 3rds and 6ths in his music
  • Period:
    1397
    to
    1474

    Guillaume Dufay

    first Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1400
    to
    1450

    Puisque M'Amour

    Rondeau for 3 voices
  • Period:
    1420
    to
    1497

    Johannes Ockeghem

    low bass, respected composer
  • Period:
    1435
    to
    1511

    Johannes Tinctoris

    composer an theorist, dictionary of musical terms
  • Period:
    1444
    to
    1510

    Sandro Batticelli

    famous Italian artist, The Birth of Venus
  • Period:
    1450
    to
    1521

    Josquin des Prez

    revered Renaissance composer, respected by Martin Luther
  • Period:
    1450
    to
    1517

    Heinich Isaac

    German composer
  • Period:
    1450
    to
    1521

    Josquin des Prez

    Northern France, Italian court service, ahead of his time, emotion filled music
  • Period:
    1452
    to
    1519

    Leonardo da Vinci

  • Period:
    1452
    to
    1519

    Leonardo da Vinci

    Famous Italian artist
  • Period:
    1475
    to
    1564

    Michelangelo Buonarroti

    Pieta, Italian artist
  • Period:
    1483
    to
    1520

    Raphael

    Italian artist
  • Period:
    1483
    to
    1546

    Martin Luther

    Protestant leader
  • Period:
    1488
    to
    1576

    Titian (Tiziano Vecellio0

    Italian artist
  • Period:
    1490
    to
    1562

    Adrian Willaert

    father of text expression
  • Period:
    1505
    to

    Thomas Tallis

    English, 40 part voice motet
  • Period:
    1507
    to
    1568

    Jacques Arcadelt

    Italian Madrigal composer
  • Period:
    1516
    to
    1565

    Cipriano de Rore

    Italian Madrigal Composer
  • 1517

    Martin Luther began Reformation

    Protestant movement
  • Period:
    1521
    to

    Philipp de Monte

    composed most madrgials
  • Period:
    1525
    to

    Palestrina

    The most famous composer from the Renaissance, polyphony
  • Period:
    1525
    to

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    awarded most posthumous fame
  • Period:
    1528
    to

    Paolo Veronese

    Baroque-Renaissance style artist
  • Period:
    1532
    to

    Orlando di Lasso

    ranks in importance with Josquin and Palestrina
  • Period:
    1532
    to

    Orlando di Lasso

    Italian Madrigal composer
  • Period:
    1543
    to

    William Byrd

    Catholic English composer, Protestant England
  • Period:
    1548
    to

    Tomas Luis de Victoria

    Palestrina's style, Spain
  • Period:
    1557
    to

    Giovanni Gabrieli

    instrumental ensemble and polychoral works, St. Mark's Cathedral
  • Period:
    1557
    to

    Thomas Morley

    English Madrigal composer
  • Period:
    1564
    to

    Shakespeare

    lives into early Baroque, Renaissance songs composed for his plays and used in them
  • Period:
    1567
    to

    Claudio Monteverdi

    madrigals, operas in Baroque era
  • Period:
    1570
    to

    John Farmer

    English, clever word painting
  • Period:
    1575
    to

    Thomas Weelkes

    English Madrigal composer