Timeline 1: The Renaissance (1430-1600)

Timeline created by kaileycloud
In Music
  • Period: 1386 to 1466

    Donatello

    Italian artist. Sculpted Bronze Statue of David
  • Period: 1390 to 1453

    John Dunstable

    English composer, but influenced musical style in Europe. His complete works were not published until 1953
  • Period: 1397 to 1474

    Guillaume Dufay

    First Renaissance composer
  • Period: 1420 to 1497

    Johannes Ockeghem

    composer, prominent musician in the renaissance period
  • Period: 1435 to 1511

    Johannes Tinctoris

    Composer and music theorist. Wrote the first dictionary of musical terms: Diffinitorum musices
  • Period: 1444 to 1510

    Sandro Botticelli

    Italian artist. Painted The Birth of Venus (1485-1486)
  • Period: 1450 to 1517

    Heinrich Isaac

    German composer
  • Period: 1450 to 1521

    Josquin des Prez

    Composer. Worked at Notre Dame in 1504 as the provost. Over 100 motets, 17 masses, many French chansons, and Italian secular songs
  • Period: 1452 to 1519

    Leonardo da Vinci

    Italian artist Mona Lisa, The Annunciation
  • Period: 1466 to 1536

    Erasmus

    Dutch scholar-philosopher
  • 1475

    Diffinitorum musices

    First dictionary of musical terms. Written by Johannes Tinctoris.
  • Period: 1475 to 1564

    Michelangelo Buonarroti

    Italian artist. Pieta 1499
  • Period: 1483 to 1520

    Raphael

    Italian artist. Madonna della Tenda 1514
  • Period: 1483 to 1546

    Martin Luther

    Religious reformer, 95 Theses
  • Period: 1488 to 1576

    Tiziano Vecellio

    Italian artist. The Three Ages of Man
  • Period: 1490 to 1562

    Adrian Willaert

    Father of text expression
  • Period: 1500 to 1530

    Frottola

    Secular music style
  • Period: 1505 to

    Thomas Tallis

    Important English composer
  • Period: 1507 to 1568

    Jacques Arcadelt

    One of the earliest Italian madrigal composers. Composed over 250 madrigals, 125 French chansons, and sacred music
  • 1517

    95 Theses: Martin Luther

    challenged the teachings of the catholic church
  • Period: 1521 to

    Philipp de Monte

    Renaissance composer
  • Period: 1525 to

    Palestrina

    Most famous composer during the renaissance period
  • Period: 1525 to

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Awarded the most posthumous fame
  • Period: 1528 to

    Paolo Veronese

    Italian artist. The Allegory of Wisdom and Strength (1580)
  • 1530

    Italia Madrigal

    Poetry that used instruments but music was not notated. 1530+
  • Period: 1530 to

    Madrigals

    Secular music style during the Renaissance era
  • Period: 1532 to

    Orlando di Lasso

    Important composer in the Renaissance era
  • Period: 1543 to

    William Byrd

    Important Catholic English composer
  • Period: 1548 to

    Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Renaissance composer. Worked in Spain and carried on Palestrina's work
  • Period: 1557 to

    Giovanni Gabrieli

    leading composer of instrumental ensemble music and polychoral works
  • 1562

    Pope Marcellus Mass

  • Period: 1564 to

    Shakespeare

    Playwright. Lived during the early Baroque period. Many renaissance -style pieces were written for his plays.
  • Period: 1564 to

    Galileo

    Famous Scientist
  • Period: 1567 to

    Claudio Monteverdi

    Composer. Wrote 9 books of madrigals. Wrote 9 books of madrigals during the Baroque era
  • Period: 1570 to

    John Farmer

    English composer and organist who lived in London and Dublin
  • Canzona septimi toni

    Gabrieli Sacred Symphonies
  • Fair Phyllis

    written by John Farmer