Timeline One: The Medieval and Renaissance Eras (476-1420s/1430-1600s)

Timeline created by victoriatonsfeldt
In Music
  • 476

    Fall of Rome

  • 1212

    Dia

    Died ca. 1212
  • 1400

    Cordier

    Fl. arounds early 1400s
  • 1440

    The Printing Press is Invented

  • 1487

    Bell Chimes Invented

  • 1492

    Columbus lands in the Americas

  • 1563

    Black Plague Outbreak

  • Period:
    476
    to
    1420

    Genres of Medieval

    Secular;
    Ballads;
    Lais;
    Rondeaux;
    Virelais;
    Madrigals;
    chant
  • Period:
    476
    to
    1420

    Pitch and Rhythm Notation Are Invented

  • Period:
    476
    to
    1420

    Stylistic Traits of the Medieval Era

    Music was primarily functional, used for very specific purposes like church services, dances and entertainment; Melodies had small ranges; the Rhythms were steady and regular; Official harmonies are not established but fourths, fifths, and octaves were commonly used; The music was monophonic; Poetry and words formed the structure of the music
  • Period:
    481
    to
    524

    Boethius

    ca. 481- ca. 524
  • Period:
    991
    to
    1033

    Arezzo

    ca. 991-1033+
  • Period:
    995
    to
    1050

    Wipo

    ca. 995-ca.1050, Medieval
  • Period:
    1071
    to
    1126

    William IX

    1071-1126
  • Period:
    1098
    to
    1179

    Bingen

    1098-1179
  • Period:
    1130
    to
    1200

    Ventadorn

    ca. 1130/40-ca. 1190-1200, medieval
  • Period:
    1135
    to
    1201

    Leonin

    ca. 1135-ca. 1201
  • Period:
    1150
    to
    1200

    Daniel

    ca. 1500/60-.ca 1190-1200, medieval
  • Period:
    1155
    to
    1200

    Nesle

    ca. 1155/60-1200
  • Period:
    1160
    to
    1213

    Brule

    ca. 1160-1213+, Medieval
  • Period:
    1170
    to
    1230

    Vogelweide

    ca. 1170-1230
  • Period:
    1180
    to
    1238

    Perotin

    Fl. 1180-ca.1238
  • Period:
    1180
    to
    1278

    Cardenal

    1180?-1278?
  • Period:
    1183
    to
    1205

    Vidal

    Fl. ca. 1183-ca.1205
  • Period:
    1190
    to
    1236

    Reuental

    ca. 1190-1236+
  • Period:
    1213
    to
    1239

    D'arras

    fl.1213-1239
  • Period:
    1221
    to
    1284

    Alfonso X

    1221-1284
  • Period:
    1230
    to
    1300

    Riquier

    ca. 1230-ca. 1300
  • Period:
    1245
    to
    1288

    Halle

    ca. 1245/50-ca.1285/8
  • Period:
    1250
    to
    1300

    Eyeglasses are invented

    ca. the late 13th Century
  • Period:
    1291
    to
    1361

    Vitry

    1291-1361
  • Period:
    1300
    to
    1377

    Machaut

    ca. 1300-1377
  • Period:
    1300
    to
    1400

    Trecento in Italy

  • Period:
    1300
    to
    1350

    Ars nova in France

  • Period:
    1320
    to
    1362

    Firenze

    ca. 1320/1325- ca. 1362/63
  • Period:
    1325
    to
    1397

    Ladini

    ca. 1325-1397
  • Period:
    1337
    to
    1453

    Hundred Years War

  • Period:
    1340
    to
    1386

    Bologna

    Fl. 1340-1386?
  • Period:
    1376
    to
    1445

    Wolkenstein

    ca. 1376-1445
  • Period:
    1390
    to
    1453

    Dunstaple

    ca. 1390-1453
  • Period:
    1397
    to
    1474

    DuFay

    ca. 1397-1474
  • Period:
    1400
    to
    1460

    Binchois

    ca. 1400-1460
  • Period:
    1410
    to
    1497

    Ockeghem

    ca. 1410-1497
  • Period:
    1430
    to

    Genres of the Renaissance

    Ballet,
    Balletti,
    Chant,
    Masses,
    Motets,
    Hymns,
    Secular,
    Sacred
  • Period:
    1430
    to

    Stylistic Traits of the Renaissance

    Melody voice was usually the top voice,
    Rhythms were simple,
    Progressions of 3rds and 6ths were popular,
    Dissonances were avoided,
    Tonal system used modality,
    Tended to be Homorhythmic,
    Counterpoint,
    Common forms: cantus firmus, poetic strophic, binary, madrigals,
    Was now more about beauty than function or purpose
  • Period:
    1445
    to
    1518

    Compere

    ca. 1445-1518
  • Period:
    1446
    to
    1506

    Agricola

    ca. 1446-1506
  • Period:
    1450
    to
    1521

    Prez

    ca. 1450/55-1521
  • Period:
    1450
    to
    1517

    Isaac

    ca. 1450-1517
  • Period:
    1452
    to
    1518

    De La Rue

    ca. 1452-1518
  • Period:
    1457
    to
    1505

    Obrecht

    ca. 1457-1505
  • Period:
    1460
    to
    1512

    Brumel

    ca. 1460-1512/13
  • Period:
    1465
    to
    1525

    Cara

    ca. 1465-1525
  • Period:
    1466
    to
    1539

    Petrucci

    1466-1539
  • Period:
    1470
    to
    1534

    Tromboncino

    ca. 1470-1534+
  • Period:
    1483
    to
    1546

    Luther

    1483-1546
  • Period:
    1485
    to
    1558

    Janequin

    ca. 1485-1558+
  • Period:
    1490
    to
    1545

    Taverner

    ca. 1490-1545
  • Period:
    1490
    to
    1562

    Sermisy

    ca. 1490-1562
  • Period:
    1490
    to
    1562

    Willaert

    ca. 1490-1562
  • Period:
    1494
    to
    1576

    Sachs

    1494-1576
  • Period:
    1500
    to
    1553

    Morales

    ca. 1500-1553
  • Period:
    1507
    to
    1568

    Arcadelt

    ca. 1507-ca. 1568
  • Period:
    1515
    to
    1565

    Rore

    ca. 1515-1565
  • Period:
    1517
    to

    Zarlino

    1517-1590
  • Period:
    1521
    to

    Monte

    1521-1603
  • Period:
    1525
    to

    Palestrina

    1525/26-1594
  • Period:
    1532
    to

    Lasso

    ca. 1532-1594
  • Period:
    1532
    to

    Gabrieli

    1532/35-1585
  • Period:
    1534
    to

    Bardi

    1534-1612
  • Period:
    1535
    to

    Wert

    1535-1596
  • Period:
    1535
    to

    Ingegneri

    ca. 1535-1592
  • Period:
    1536
    to

    Striggio

    ca. 1536/37- 1592
  • Period:
    1540
    to

    Byrd

    ca. 1540-1623
  • Period:
    1545
    to

    Luzzaschi

    ca. 1545-1607
  • Period:
    1548
    to

    Victoria

    1548-1611
  • Period:
    1553
    to

    Marenzio

    1553/54-1599
  • Period:
    1554
    to

    Gastoldi

    1554-1609
  • Period:
    1557
    to

    Morley

    1557/58-1602
  • Period:
    1559
    to

    Beaulieu

    1559-1590
  • Period:
    1560
    to

    Nanino

    ca. 1560-1618
  • Period:
    1561
    to

    Gesualdo

    ca. 1561-1613
  • Period:
    1562
    to

    Sweelinck

    1562-1621
  • Period:
    1567
    to

    Monteverdi

    1567-1643
  • Period:
    1571
    to

    Salmon

    fl. 1571-1586
  • Period:
    1576
    to

    Weelkes

    1576-1623