JH music timeline

Timeline created by njcmusic
In Music
  • 1517

    Luther's 95 theses

  • Beethoven 9th symphony

  • Spring Revolution

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    1517
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    Protestant Reformation (1517-1648)

    invention of chorale by Luther
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    A Corelli (1653-1713)

    Roman style concerto
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    G Torelli (1658-1709)

    North Italian style concerto
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    A Vivaldi (1678-1741)

    ritornello form, VFE
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    JS Bach (1685-1750)

    Concerto: blur R/S distinction
    Cantatas
    in Ro, due to mendy, became German symbol for nationalism (historicism)
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    GF Handel (1685-1759)

    X competition from opera, popularised english oratorio
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    GB Sammartini (1700-75)

    origin of symphony
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    CW Gluck (1714-1787)

    Gluckian opera reform: continuity btw operatic numbers; introduce ballet into opera
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    J Stamitz (1717-57)

    Mannheim orchestra (symphonic style)
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    J Haydn (1732-1809)

    father of the string qt, symphony
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    WA Mozart (1756-1791)

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    1st industrial revolution (approx 1760 - approx 1840)

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    LV Beethoven (1770-1827)

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    French Revolution (1789-99)

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    F Schubert (1797-1828)

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    H Berlioz (1803-1869)

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    Napoleonic Wars (1803-15)

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    R Wagner (1813-1883)

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    J Brahms (1833-1897)

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    A Dvorak (1841-1904)

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    2nd industrial revolution / technological revolution

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    D Shostakovich (1906-1975)

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    World War 1 (1914-18)

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    American Great Depression (1929-39)

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    World War 2 (1939-45)