Fall of RomeThe fall of Rome is when the Middle Ages began.
Genre: Gregorian ChantReorganized by Pope Gregory
Musician: Guido of ArezzoMusic Theory
Created precise pitch notation on a staff.
Composer: Hildegard von BingenComposer of the first morality play.
Leonin (Leoninus)Master of organum purum at the Cathedral at Notre Dame.
Composer: Bernart de VentadornFamous troubadour poet.
Genre: Mystery playsInvented by Hildegard
Walther von der VogelwiedePoet and Mennesinger
PerotinMaster of discant organum at the Cathedral of Notre Dame.
Composer: Adam de la HalleWrote polyphony and studied in Paris
Composer: Guillame Du FayFirst important renaissance composer
Changes in art came from Italy but the musical style came from England
Composer: Heinrich IsaacFranco-Flemish composer who influenced German music
Composer: Josquin des PrezConsidered by Martin Luther to be "best composer of our time"
Inventor: Ottaviano PetrucciFirst music printer and publisher; Preserved renaissance music for us today.
Martin LutherGerman theologian and composer; he was the founder of the Lutheran Church
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da PalestrinaBecame an icon of Renaissance music for future generations; Roman style.
Composer: Count Giovanni BardiLeader of the Florentine Camerata in the late 1570s
Composer: William ByrdEnglish
Catholic composer writing both Protestant and Catholic music in English. greatest English Composer of his time
Composer: Luca MarenzioThe lead madrigal composer of the late 16th century
Composer: Thomas MorleyEnglish
Contributed to the development of the English Madrigal.
Composer: Carlo GesualdoKnown for his chromaticism.
Composer: Claudio MonteverdiTook music into a new style
Second practica from the prima practica
Musician: Thomas WeelkesEnglish organist; excessive drinking was a problem for him