Timeline 3

Timeline created by mbmanuel1999
In Music
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    Pietro Matastasio

    Court poet in Vienna Italy; Most important Libretto author; his libretti were set over 800 times in the 18th and 19th century.
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    Giovanni Battista Sammartini

    Gallant Italian composer and innovator for the symphony in Milan. he wrote symphonies, concertos, overtures, and 5 stage works
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    Farinelli

    one of the most famous castrati in the 18th century. gained by porpora
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    Franz Xaver Richter

    German singer, composer, and teacher; the innovator of the string quartet. one of the foremost mannheim composers
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    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Gallant; eldest son of J. S. Bach; wrote during The Baroque and Classical periods;associated with empfindsamkeit and worked for 30 years under Fredrick The Great in Berlin.
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    Prince Nikolaus J. Eszterhazy

    Hayden's patron and employer until 1790
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    Christoph willibald Gluck

    German opera-reform composer, often considered Baroque; created a new balance between music and drama; jealous of mozart.
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    Johann Stamitz

    Galant, symphonic innovator in Mannheim; conductor, teacher and violinist. helped establish the symphonic genre
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    Dr. Charles Burney

    Music Historian; author and organist who traveled Europe and wrote about his observations.
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    The Classical Period

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    Franz Joseph Haydn

    Austrian composer that served as an inovater and mover within the new classic style; teacher , keyboardist, and violinist. wrote: 106 symphonies, 83 string quartets, and 20 operas
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    Johann Christian Bach(J. C. Bach)

    worked in London and Milan; son of J.S.Bach; friend and influence to Mozart; set up a concert series in london with Abel
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    Luigi Boccherini

    Itilian cellist and composer; composed 91 string quartets, 90+ string quintets, sextets, octets, choral music, and symphonies; prolific
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    William Billings

    most prominent composer in the New America; singing teacher
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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    German poet and writer; he was a literary force behind romanticism; composers continue to set his works to music
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    Lorenzo Da Ponte

    itilian librettist and poet; collaborated with Mozart; moved to the US and was a proffessor at columbia college in NY; was a controversial character
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    domenico cimarosa

    Italian composer; a central figure in the opera during the 18th century; extrodinarily successful in his day. wrote: oratios, 6 quartets and 65 operas
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    Antonio Salleri

    Italian teacher and composer; he functioned in the transitional piriods between galant and the classin then the romantic. very successful
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    Muzio Celmenti

    English composer that hails from italy; keyboardist, teacher, music publisher, and piano manufacturer. has written: sonatas, chamber music, symphonies, and pedagogical works
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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Austrian composer; prodigy; wrote in all genres; best innovations were in opera; he represents to many today the epitome of the classic style; one of the best musicians and composers of all time.