Timeline #1: The Renaissance

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  • Period: 1386 to 1466


    Donatello was a famous Italian artist.
  • Period: 1390 to 1453

    Composer - John Dunstable

    An English composer who influences the musical style in Europe
  • Period: 1397 to 1474

    Composer - Guillaume Dufay

    Dufay was the first Renaissance composer
  • Period: 1420 to 1497

    Composer Johannes Ockegham

    A very respected composer
  • Period: 1430 to

    Renaissance - Key Points

    The Renaissance was an era of exploration, scientific inquiry and artistic awakening. It sometimes regarded as the golden age of a cappella singing.
  • Period: 1430 to

    Secular Genres

    Frottole (usually solo 4 voices and homorhythmic), Chanson (like the frottola but French), Italian Madrigal (originally italian, more serioud poetry and music),
  • Period: 1435 to 1511

    Composer - Johannes Tinctoris

    Tinctoris was a composer and music theorist who wrote the first dictionary of musical terms in 1475
  • Period: 1444 to 1510

    Sandro Botticelli

    Botticelli was a famous Italian artist, painted The Birth of Venus
  • Period: 1450 to 1521

    Composer - Josquin des Prez

    Was the most revered Renaissance composer and ahead of his time in many ways. His music was emotion filled and popular and others would try to pass of their music as his
  • Period: 1450 to 1517

    Composer - Heinrich Isaac

    Profilic German composer
  • Period: 1452 to 1519

    Leonardo da Vinci

    Da Vinci was one of the most famous artists and engineers of the Renaissance.
  • Period: 1475 to 1564

    Michaelangelo Buonarroti

    Was also a famous Italian artist
  • Period: 1490 to 1562

    Composer - Adrian Willaert

    Father of text expression
  • Period: 1505 to

    Composer - Thomas Tallis

    Tallis was an English composer who wrote a 40-voice part motet called Spem in alium
  • Period: 1521 to

    Composer - Philipp de Monte

    Most prolific composer of the Renaissance
  • Period: 1525 to

    Composer - Palestrina

    Palestrina was the most famous composer from the Renaissance
  • Period: 1530 to

    The Italian Madrigal

    First madrigals were homorhythmic and 4 solo voices, flourished in Italian courts, instruments participated but were rarely noted
  • Period: 1532 to

    Composer - Orlando di Lasso

    Another highly important composer
  • Period: 1545 to

    Composer - William Byrd

    Important Catholic English composer working in Protestant England
  • Period: 1548 to

    Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Carries on Palestrina's style in Spain
  • Period: 1564 to

    William Shakespeare

    Shakespeare was a very famous writer in the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods.
  • Period: 1567 to

    Composer - Claudio Monteverdi

    Moved music from Renaissance style to the Baroque style, wrote 9 books of madrigals
  • Fair Phyllis

    Composed by John Farmer (1570-1603) who was an English composer active in Dublin and London, the piece uses 4 solo voices and word painting