Timeline 2: Baroque (1600-1730's)

Timeline created by Daveed99
In Music
  • Invention of Opera

    Peri's "Dafne," produced in Florence in 1598, was the first recorded opera
  • Invention of Baroque Guitar

    ca. 1600; replaced Renaissance lute as most common instrument found in the home
  • Invention of Earliest Human-Powered Submarine

    Invented by Dutch builder Cornelis Drebbel
  • End of the Ming Dynasty

  • Invention of Cello

    Developed from bass violin ca. 1660
  • Invention of First Newtonian Reflecting Telescope

  • The Glorious Revolution

  • Invention of Piano

    Invented ca. 1698/1700 by Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655-1731)
  • UK is Formed

  • Invention of Contrabassoon

    Earliest surviving instrument built in 1714 in England
  • Period:
    1550
    to

    de' Cavalieri

    Italian; b. ca. 1550
  • Period:
    1551
    to

    Caccini

    Italian
  • Period:
    1557
    to

    Gabrieli

    Italian; b. ca. 1557
  • Period:
    1560
    to

    Viadana

    Italian; b. ca. 1560
  • Period:
    1560
    to

    Praetorius

    German
  • Period:
    1561
    to

    Peri

    Italian
  • Period:
    1562
    to

    Bull

    English; b. ca. 1562
  • Period:
    1563
    to

    Dowland

    English; b. ca. 1563
  • Period:
    1564
    to

    Hassler

    German
  • Period:
    1564
    to

    Shakespeare

    English
  • Period:
    1567
    to

    Monteverdi

    Italian
  • Period:
    1567
    to

    Campion

    English
  • Period:
    1568
    to

    Banchieri

    Italian
  • Period:
    1570
    to

    Rossi

    Italian; ca. 1570 - ca.1630
  • Period:
    1580
    to

    Agazzari

    Italian; b. ca. 1580
  • Period:
    1582
    to

    Gagliano

    Italian
  • Period:
    1582
    to

    d'India

    Italian; b. ca. 1582
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    Gibbons

    English
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    Frescobaldi

    Italian
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    Schütz

    German
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    Schein

    German
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    Scheidt

    German
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    Manelli

    Roman; b. ca. 1595/97
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    Early Baroque

    Genres: opera, ballet, mass, magnificant, vesper, motet, madrigal, cantata, oratorio
    Stylistic Traits: homophony & polyphony, free rhythms, beginning of tonality, poetic form, binary form, use of markings, contrast, basso continuo
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    Cavalli

    Italian
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    Carissimi

    Italian
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    Du Mont

    Born in the Netherlands; schooled in France; b. ca. 1610
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    Strozzi

    Italian
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    Locke

    English; b. ca. 1621
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    Bontempi

    Italian; b. ca. 1625
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    Legrenzi

    Italian
  • Period: to

    Kerll

    German
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    Baltzar

    German; b. ca. 1631
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    Lully

    Italian
  • Period: to

    Buxtehude

    Danish-German; b. ca. 1637
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    J. C. Bach

    German
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    Charpentier

    French
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    Blow

    English; b. 1648/49
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    Middle Baroque

    Genres: opera, ballet, cantata, concerto, sonata, trio
    Stylistic Traits: homophony & polyphony, basso continuo, recitative melodies, tonal system, ritornellos, strings dominated
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    Corelli

    Italian
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    Pachelbel

    German
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    Steffani

    Italian
  • Period: to

    Torelli

    Italian
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    Purcell

    English
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    Scarlatti

    Italian
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    Kuhnau

    German
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    Ariosti

    Italian
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    Couperin

    French
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    Caldara

    Italian; b. ca. 1670
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    Albinoni

    Italian; d. 1750/51
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    Keiser

    German
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    Vivaldi

    Venetian
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    Telemann

    German
  • Period: to

    Rameau

    French
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    J. S. Bach

    German
  • Period: to

    Handel

    German-born English
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    Scarlatti

    Italian
  • Period: to

    Porpora

    Italian
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    Tartini

    Italian
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    Vinci

    Italian; b. ca. 1696
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    Quantz

    German
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    Late Baroque

    Genres: opera, cantata, oratorio, concerto, sonata
    Stylistic Traits: polyphony & homophony, basso continuo, fortspinnung, steady tempos, 16th notes, established diatonic system, ritornello, fuges, da capo aria, binary form, messa di voce
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    Martini

    Italian
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    Pergolesi

    Italian