Timeline 1 Medieval/Renaissance (476-1420, 1430-1600)

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In Music
  • Period:
    476
    to
    1429

    Medieval Period

  • Period:
    476
    to
    1429

    Melody

    very conjunct and generally stays within a 6th or octyave. uses maioly the 8 church modes: dorian, hypodorian, phrygian, hypophrygian, lydian, hypolydian, mixolidian, hypomixolydian. Melismas!!!!!!!!
  • Period:
    476
    to
    1429

    harmony

    not much harmonic structure besides the favored:4ths,5ths, and 8ths. seconds and sevenths were also popular
  • Period:
    991
    to
    1033

    Guido of Arezzo

    Music Theorist. credited for creating a system of precise pitch notation with the lines and spaces on a staff. he advocated a method of sight singing using syllables(ut, re, mi, fa, so, la).the earkiest and best treatise composition of chant and polyphony was called Micrologus
  • Period:
    1098
    to
    1179

    Hildegard von Bingen

    composer of the first morality play; Known as the Sybil of the Rhine; writer, composer, and theologen; she was highly sought after
  • Period:
    1130
    to
    1200

    Bernart de Ventadorn

    Famouse and possibly the best of the troubadour poets, more of his music survives the 12th century than most.
  • Period:
    1135
    to
    1201

    Leonin

    master organum purum at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris
  • Period:
    1160
    to
    1212

    Comtessa Beatriz

    Famous femal Troubador that left us the only surviving melody by a female troubadour. her birthdate is not know.
  • Period:
    1170
    to
    1230

    Walther von der Vogelweide

    minnesinger and poet; who worked in the vennese court and wrote his earliest survuving minnesinger melody; considder the leading minnesinger composer by his contemporaries
  • Period:
    1180
    to
    1238

    Perotin

    Master of descant organum at the Cathedral of Notre Dame and a supposed student of Leonin. he wrote 3 and4-voice organum and his identity is speculative
  • Period:
    1213
    to
    1239

    Moniot d'Arras

    Trouvere that wrote several genres and forms and a monk at Arras;23 poems and 13 melodies surviving
  • Period:
    1245
    to
    1288

    Adam de ka Halle

    One of the last trouveres and wrote polyphony aswell as studied in paris. wrote chansons, musical plays, rondeaux, and 7 motets
  • Period:
    1291
    to
    1361

    Phillip de Vitry

    French composer Known as the "inventor of new art", theorist, poet, and bishop that established the new
    tradition of mensural notations
  • Period:
    1300
    to
    1377

    Guuillaume de Machaut

    leading poet and composer of the Ars Nova and his importance and innovations are extraordinary; has written over 400 poems, 23 motets,19 lais, 42 ballades, 33 virelais, and 22 rondeaux
  • Period:
    1325
    to
    1397

    Francesco Landini

    Know for his cadences and virtuosity on organ, all while being blind by early age. he is most celebrrated musical personality of the trecento , and an instrument maker. he has written 155 works, mostly ballate and madrigals
  • Period:
    1390
    to
    1453

    John Dunstaple

    was the leading English composer that created new consonant style of thirds and sixths that became the renaissance style. had many works destroyed during English reformation
  • Period:
    1397
    to
    1474

    Guillaume Du Fay

    the first important renaissance composer ; used medieval cadences. wrote 7 masses,28 mass sections, 90 motets, 15 antiphons, 27 hymns, 87 chansons, 22 motets, and 13 isorythmic
  • Period:
    1410
    to
    1497

    Johannes Ockeghem

    Bass singer, served 3 kings, and was well respected. did not use imitation. Important teacher.
  • Period:
    1430
    to

    The Renaissance

  • Period:
    1430
    to

    melody

    flowing with melismatic nature and uses of wider leaps for textual expression more conjunct than disjunct. top line often had melody
  • Period:
    1430
    to

    harmony

    progressions began focussing of thirds and sixths, full triands appeared but were not studied. counterpoint became huge during this time and homorythm aswell
  • Period:
    1450
    to
    1521

    Josquin des Prez

    considered by martin luther to be the best composer of his time and the master of the notes. he was said to have no musical peer
  • Period:
    1450
    to
    1517

    Heinrich Isaac

    franco-flemmish composer that influenced German music. he was a court composer to the holy roman emperor Maximillian I in Vienna, also served in Florence
  • Period:
    1452
    to
    1518

    Pierre de la Rue

    leading composer in the burgundian court, very faqmous in his day, frequent use of cannons and ostinatos. preffered low sonorities
  • Period:
    1483
    to
    1546

    Martin Luther

    German theologen and composer;was the founder of the lutheran church. has written his writings and hymns
  • Period:
    1507
    to
    1568

    Jaques Acradeld

    Dutch; worked in rome and paris;famous for early madrigals and his 3 to 7 voice masses. wrote volumes of madrigals, masses and chansons.
  • Period:
    1515
    to
    1565

    Cipriano de Rore

    flemmish composer that worked in ferrera and parma . has written 125 madrigals,65motets, 3 masses, 8psalms, magnificats,1passion.
  • Period:
    1521
    to

    Philippe de Monte

    at the viennese and praug courts; religious;mixed polyphony and homophony; one of the most prolific of the renaissance. wront over 1000 madrigals, 38 masses, 319 motets, 144 sacred madrigals, and 45 chansons.
  • Period:
    1532
    to

    Andrea Gabrieli

    itialian organist, comoser and teacher; uncle of giovanni;worked in venise;pupil of Willaert; versitile and innovative. Known for masses,motets, psalms, vocal concerti, madrigals, keyboard and instrumental works.
  • Period:
    1535
    to

    Giaches de Wert

    pupile of de Rore; served the dukes of manuta and parma;text declamatio was important to him; influenced montiverdi. wrot 15 volumes of madrigals, motets, and hymns.
  • Period:
    1548
    to

    Tomas Luis de Victoria

    spanis sacred music composer that studied in rome and was one of the influential composers from spain of the time. he wrote 20 masses, motets, magnificats, hymns, and many liturgical pieces
  • Period:
    1553
    to

    Luca Marenzio

    leadin madrigal composer of the late 16th century; worked in rome; ferrara, florence, and warsaw. influenced the english madrigal. wrote 9 books of madrigals and 75 sacred motets.
  • Period:
    1567
    to

    Claudio Monteverdi

    ahead of his time and took music into a new style. wrote 8 books of madrigals, vespers, 13 operas, not all of which survived.(more enfluental in the baroque era
  • Period:
    1576
    to

    Thomas Weelkes

    an English organist. alcoholic. known for madrigals and anthems