The Renaissance

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  • Period: 476 to 1420

    The middle ages

    The music of the medieval period was largely functional. Will you be getting to see notation of pitch and rhythm being developed. The primary institute for musical production is the church.
  • Period: 480 to 524

    Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius

    A Roman music theorist and statesman.
  • Period: 991 to 1033

    Guido of Arezzo

    Music theorist known for his system of precise pitch notation that used lines and spaces on a staff similar to modern notation.
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard von Bingen

    Composer of the first morality play
  • Period: 1160 to 1200

    Arnaut Daniel

    Dantes favorite troubadour, and Master of the “difficult“ style.
  • 1180

    Raimbaud de Vaqueiras

    Troubadour fluent in many languages.
  • 1200

    The lute is popularized

    The lute is a string instrument resembling a modern Guitar.
  • 1200

    Bubonic plague

    Killed ⅓ of the population
  • 1212

    Comtessa Beatriz de Dia

    Famous female troubadour.
  • Period: 1230 to 1300

    Guiraut Riquier

    The last of the troubadours. Lived in Spain under Alfonso X.
  • Period: 1291 to 1361

    Philip de vitry

    Ars Nova notator
  • Period: 1300 to 1350

    Ars nova/trecento

    “inside the middle ages” The term airs nova means the new art. In this era showed an increase of complexity of rhythm.
  • Period: 1300 to 1377

    Guillaume de Machaut

    More than 20 extant motets.
  • Period: 1390 to 1453

    John Dunstaple

    The leading English composer. Had a constant style of third and sixth that became the Renaissance style.
  • Period: 1420 to

    The renaissance

    The renaissance showed a favoring consonants found it in parallel thirds and sixths. Vocal music still dominated, and vocal polyphony peaked.
  • Period: 1450 to 1521

    Joaquin des Prez

    Considered by Martin Luther to be the best composer of his time. Called “the master of the notes.“ French.