Timeline 1 Middle Ages and Renaissance

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In Music
  • 476

    Fall of Rome

    The fall of Rome is when the Middle Ages began.
  • 715

    Genre: Gregorian Chant

    Reorganized by Pope Gregory
  • Period:
    991
    to
    1033

    Musician: Guido of Arezzo

    Music Theory
    Created precise pitch notation on a staff.
  • Period:
    1071
    to
    1126

    Composer: Hildegard von Bingen

    Composer of the first morality play.
  • Period:
    1135
    to
    1201

    Leonin (Leoninus)

    Master of organum purum at the Cathedral at Notre Dame.
    Magnus Liber
  • Period:
    1140
    to
    1200

    Composer: Bernart de Ventadorn

    Famous troubadour poet.
  • 1152

    Genre: Mystery plays

    Invented by Hildegard
  • Period:
    1170
    to
    1230

    Walther von der Vogelwiede

    Poet and Mennesinger
  • Period:
    1180
    to
    1238

    Perotin

    Master of discant organum at the Cathedral of Notre Dame.
  • Period:
    1250
    to
    1288

    Composer: Adam de la Halle

    Wrote polyphony and studied in Paris
  • Period:
    1397
    to
    1474

    Composer: Guillame Du Fay

    First important renaissance composer
    Franco-Flemish
  • Period:
    1430
    to

    Renaissance

    Means rebirth
    Changes in art came from Italy but the musical style came from England
  • Period:
    1450
    to
    1517

    Composer: Heinrich Isaac

    Franco-Flemish composer who influenced German music
  • Period:
    1455
    to
    1521

    Composer: Josquin des Prez

    Considered by Martin Luther to be "best composer of our time"
  • Period:
    1466
    to
    1539

    Inventor: Ottaviano Petrucci

    First music printer and publisher; Preserved renaissance music for us today.
  • Period:
    1483
    to
    1546

    Martin Luther

    German theologian and composer; he was the founder of the Lutheran Church
  • Period:
    1516
    to

    Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Became an icon of Renaissance music for future generations; Roman style.
  • Period:
    1534
    to

    Composer: Count Giovanni Bardi

    Leader of the Florentine Camerata in the late 1570s
  • Period:
    1540
    to

    Composer: William Byrd

    English
    Catholic composer writing both Protestant and Catholic music in English. greatest English Composer of his time
  • Period:
    1553
    to

    Composer: Luca Marenzio

    The lead madrigal composer of the late 16th century
  • Period:
    1558
    to

    Composer: Thomas Morley

    English
    Contributed to the development of the English Madrigal.
  • Period:
    1561
    to

    Composer: Carlo Gesualdo

    Known for his chromaticism.
  • Period:
    1567
    to

    Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

    Took music into a new style
    Second practica from the prima practica
  • Period:
    1576
    to

    Musician: Thomas Weelkes

    English organist; excessive drinking was a problem for him