Timeline #3: Classical Era

Timeline created by graciemlg
In Music
  • Francis Couperin (1668-1733)

    Francis Couperin (1668-1733)
  • Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
  • Jean Phillippe Rameau (1683-1764)

    Jean Phillippe Rameau (1683-1764)
  • Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)

    Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
  • Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782)

    Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782)
  • Giovanni Batista Sammartini (1700-1750)

    Giovanni Batista Sammartini (1700-1750)
  • Franz Xaver Richter (1709-1789)

    Franz Xaver Richter (1709-1789)
  • Bartolomeo Cristofori invents the piano

  • Domenico Alberti (1710-1740)

    Domenico Alberti (1710-1740)
  • Ignaz Holzbauer (1711-1783)

    Ignaz Holzbauer (1711-1783)
  • Englishmen John Shore invents the tuning fork

  • Frederick the Great (1712-1786)

    Frederick the Great (1712-1786)
  • Nicolò Jommelli (1714-1774)

    Nicolò Jommelli (1714-1774)
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787)

    Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787)
  • Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)

    Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
  • Leopold Mozart (1719-1787)

    Leopold Mozart (1719-1787)
  • Charles Burney (1726-1814)

    Charles Burney (1726-1814)
  • Pasquale Anfossi (1727-1797)

    Pasquale Anfossi (1727-1797)
  • Nicolò Piccini (1728-1800)

    Nicolò Piccini (1728-1800)
  • Christian Cannabich (1731-1798)

    Christian Cannabich (1731-1798)
  • Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

    Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
  • Johann Schobert (ca. 1735-1767)

    Johann Schobert (ca. 1735-1767)
  • J.C. Bach (1735-1782)

    J.C. Bach (1735-1782)
  • Giovanni Paisiello (1740-1816)

    Giovanni Paisiello (1740-1816)
  • Frederick the Great becomes king of Prussia

  • William Billings (1746-1800)

    William Billings (1746-1800)
  • Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801)

    Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801)
  • Antonio Salieri (1750-1825)

    Antonio Salieri (1750-1825)
  • Maria Anna Mozart (Nannerl) (1751-1829)

    Maria Anna Mozart (Nannerl) (1751-1829)
  • Muzio Clementi (1752-1832)

    Muzio Clementi (1752-1832)
  • Vicente Martín y Soler (1754-1806)

    Vicente Martín y Soler (1754-1806)
  • Samuel Johnson publishes the first English language dictionary

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
  • Maria Theresa von Paradis (1759-1824)

    Maria Theresa von Paradis (1759-1824)
  • Luigi Cherubini (1760-1842)

    Luigi Cherubini (1760-1842)
  • Treaty of Paris ends the Seven Year's War

  • Joseph Priestley invents carbonated water, or soda water

  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
  • The Boston Tea Party

  • Alexander Cummings invents the flush toilet

  • The U.S. Declaration of Independence is adopted

  • ILLUMINATI founded by Adam Weishaupt

  • Benjamin Franklin invents bifocal eyeglasses

  • Los Angeles, CA is founded

  • Eli Whitney invents the Cotton Gin

  • Former King Louis XVI of France and his wife Marie Antoinette are guillotined!

  • Edward Jenner develops the vaccination for smallpox

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    Genres

    rococo, empfindsamkeit, symphony, sonata, concerto, chamber music, string quartet, sacred music, minuet, allegro, rondo, opera, opera seria, opera buffa, opera comique, operetta, ballad opera, grand opera, aria, oratorio
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    The First Great Awakening

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    Famine in Ireland

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    The French and Indian War

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    American Revolutionary War

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    George Washington is the 1st president of the U.S.