Timeline 1: The Medieval Era (476-1430) and The Renaissance Era (1430-1600)

Timeline created by Daveed99
In Music
  • 476

    Fall of Rome

  • 1290

    Invention of eyeglasses

    Late 13th century
  • 1450

    Invention of the printing press

  • 1492

    Columbus "discovered" the New World

  • 1570

    First modern atlas published

  • Period:
    476
    to
    1430

    Medieval Genres

    Secular, ballads, lais, rondeaux, virelais, madrigals, and chant
  • Period:
    476
    to
    1430

    Medieval Stylistic Traits

  • Period:
    476
    to
    1430

    Invention of notations for pitch and rhythm

    Pitch notation came before rhythm
  • Period:
    481
    to
    524

    Boethius

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    991
    to
    1033

    Arrezzo

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    995
    to
    1050

    Wipo

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1071
    to
    1126

    William IX

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1098
    to
    1179

    Bingen

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1130
    to
    1200

    Ventadorn

    Medieval composer;
    ca. 1130/40 - ca. 1190/1200
  • Period:
    1135
    to
    1201

    Leonin

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1150
    to
    1200

    Daniel

    Medieval composer; b. ca. 1150/60
  • Period:
    1155
    to
    1200

    Nesle

    Medieval composer; b. ca. 1155/60
  • Period:
    1160
    to
    1213

    Brule

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1170
    to
    1230

    Vogelweide

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1180
    to
    1238

    Perotin

    Medieval composer; Flourished at this time
  • Period:
    1180
    to
    1278

    Cardenal

    Medieval composer; ca. 1180 - ca. 1278
  • Period:
    1183
    to
    1205

    Vidal

    Medieval composer; Flourished at this time
  • Period:
    1190
    to
    1236

    Reuental

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1212
    to
    1212

    Dia

    Medieval composer;
    Birth year unknown;
    d. ca. 1212
  • Period:
    1213
    to
    1239

    D'arras

    Medieval composer; Flourished at this time
  • Period:
    1221
    to
    1284

    Alfonso X

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1230
    to
    1300

    Riquier

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1245
    to
    1288

    Halle

    Medieval composer; ca. 1245/50 - ca. 1285/88
  • Period:
    1291
    to
    1361

    Vitry

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1300
    to
    1377

    Machaut

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1300
    to
    1350

    Ars nova in France

  • Period:
    1300
    to
    1400

    Trecento in Italy

  • Period:
    1320
    to
    1363

    Firenze

    Medieval composer; ca. 1320/25 - ca. 1362/63
  • Period:
    1325
    to
    1397

    Landini

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1337
    to
    1453

    Hundred Years War

  • Period:
    1340
    to
    1386

    Bologna

    Medieval composer; Flourished at this time
  • Period:
    1376
    to
    1445

    Wolkenstein

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1390
    to
    1453

    Dunstaple

    Medieval composer
  • Period:
    1397
    to
    1474

    DuFay

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1400
    to
    1430

    Cordier

    Medieval composer; fl. early 1400's
  • Period:
    1400
    to
    1460

    Binchois

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1410
    to
    1497

    Ockeghem

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1430
    to

    Renaissance Genres

    Ballet, balletti, chant, masses, motets, hymns, secular, and sacred
  • Period:
    1430
    to

    Renaissance Stylistic Traits

  • Period:
    1430
    to

    Invention of new tuning systems

  • Period:
    1445
    to
    1518

    Compere

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1446
    to
    1506

    Agricola

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1450
    to
    1521

    Prez

    Renaissance composer; b. ca. 1450/55
  • Period:
    1450
    to
    1517

    Isaac

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1452
    to
    1518

    De La Rue

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1457
    to
    1505

    Obrecht

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1460
    to
    1513

    Brumel

    Renaissance composer; d. ca. 1512/13
  • Period:
    1465
    to
    1525

    Cara

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1466
    to
    1539

    Petrucci

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1470
    to
    1534

    Tromboncino

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1483
    to
    1546

    Luther

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1485
    to
    1558

    Janequin

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1490
    to
    1545

    Taverner

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1490
    to
    1562

    Sermisy

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1490
    to
    1562

    Willaert

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1494
    to
    1576

    Sachs

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1500
    to
    1553

    Morales

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1507
    to
    1568

    Arcadelt

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1515
    to
    1565

    Rore

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1517
    to

    Zarlino

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1521
    to

    Monte

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1525
    to

    Palestrina

    Renaissance composer; b. ca. 1525/26
  • Period:
    1532
    to

    Lasso

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1532
    to

    Gabrieli

    Renaissance composer; b. ca. 1532/35
  • Period:
    1534
    to

    Bardi

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1535
    to

    Wert

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1535
    to

    Ingegneri

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1536
    to

    Striggio

    Renaissance composer; b. ca. 1536/37
  • Period:
    1540
    to

    Byrd

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1545
    to

    Luzzaschi

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1548
    to

    Victoria

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1553
    to

    Marenzio

    Renaissance composer; b. ca. 1553/54
  • Period:
    1554
    to

    Gastoldi

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1557
    to

    Morley

    Renaissance composer; b. ca. 1557/58
  • Period:
    1559
    to

    Beaulieu

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1560
    to

    Nanino

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1561
    to

    Gesualdo

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1562
    to

    Sweelinck

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1567
    to

    Monteverdi

    Renaissance composer
  • Period:
    1570
    to

    Farmer

    Renaissance composer; fl. 1591-1601
  • Period:
    1571
    to

    Salmon

    Renaissance composer; Flourished at this time
  • Period:
    1576
    to

    Weelkes

    Renaissance composer