The renaissance

  • 476

    The fall of Rome

  • Period: 476 to 1450

    Mediaval Period

  • Period: 476 to 1435

    The Middle Ages

  • Period: 715 to 731

    Pope Gregory

    Gregorian chant Kyrie. Roman Dialect of chant.
  • Period: 991 to 1033

    Guido d'Arezzo

    Credited with inventing the staff
    Red line for F and yellow line for C
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard Van Bingen

    Founder and abbess of a convent in Rupertsbeg, Germany. Famous for her prophetic powers. Wrote liturgical dramas and religious poetry.
  • 1152

    Alleluia, O virga mediatrix

    Hidlegard invented the chant. Plainchant from mass proper
  • Period: 1390 to 1435

    John Dunstable

    English, but influenced musical styles in Europe. More 3rds and 6ths used in his style
  • Period: 1430 to

    Renaisance = Rebirth

    New complex currents of thoughts concerning art, Science, and religion.
  • Period: 1435 to 1511

    Jahannes Tinctoris

    Composer and music theorist. Wrote the first dictionary of musical terms.
  • Period: 1450 to 1521

    Josquin des prez

    From northern France. Served in Italian courts. Worked at Notre Dame
  • Period: 1452 to 1519

    Leonardo Da Vince

  • Period: 1505 to

    Thomas Tallis

    English composer who wrote a 40 part peice called Spem in allium
  • 1517

    Protestant Movement

    Augustinian monk Martin Luther began Protestant Movement known as reformation
  • Period: 1525 to


    Most famous composer from renaissance
  • Period: 1525 to

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Continued using polyphony. Rose againt the challenged of the counsel fo Trent saving polyphony
  • 1530

    Italian Madrigal

    Originated in Florence as a form of articocratic entertainment.
  • Period: 1542 to

    William Byrd

    Roman Catholic living in Protestant England. Harassed because of his faith. His talent preotected him from persecution.
  • Period: 1557 to

    Giovanni Gabrieli

    Leading composer of instrumental ensemble music and polychoral music during the renaissance
  • Period: 1564 to


  • Period: 1567 to

    Claudio Monteverdi

    Moved music from the renaissance style to baroque. Wrote 9 books of madrigals
  • Period: to

    Girolamo Frescobaldi

    Finest organist of early baroque. Worked at St, Peters Cathedral Rome. Greatly influence J. S. Bach
  • Period: to

    Early Baroque

  • Period: to

    Middle Baroque

  • Period: to

    Late Baroque