U2 music Medieval

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In Music
  • 500

    In Peru, flutes, tubas and drums in use.

    This was one of the first uses of these instruments.
  • Period:
    500
    to
    Dec 31, 1400

    Medieval Period

    Medieval Period stretched from 500 to 1400 C.E.
  • 590

    Development of the Gregorian Chant

    Development of the Gregorian Chant
    590-604 C.E. Development of the Gregorian Chant. It can also be called plainsong or plainchant and was named after Pope Gregory the Great. The Pope was believed to have brought it to the West.
    <a href='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dlr90NLDp-0' >An example of a Gregorian Chant
  • Jan 1, 600

    Schola Cantorum in Rome is founded

    Pope Gregory founded it.
  • Jan 1, 650

    Neumes, notation for groups of notes used in music.

    This system is used in the West until 1050.
  • Jan 1, 790

    Schools for church music established

    They were located in Paris, Cologne, Soissons and Metz, all under the supervision of the Schola Cantorum in Rome.
  • Jan 1, 850

    Origin of Church Modes in music.

    750 years later modes are tranformed into the major and minor scales
  • Jan 1, 900

    Beginnings of part song in fourths, fifths and octaves.

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Musical notation improved by Guido d’Arrezo.

  • Jan 1, 1026

    Guido D’Arrezo introduces solmization in music.

    do, re, mi, fa, sol, la Example of Do-Re-Mi,etc.
  • Jan 1, 1027

    William I of England

    William I of England
    William I of England was born in 1027.
  • Jan 1, 1050

    Polyphonic singing replaces Gregorian chant.

  • Jan 1, 1050

    Polyphonic singing replaces Gregorian chant.

  • Jan 1, 1050

    Time values given to musical notation.

  • Jan 1, 1050

    Oldest surviving German Christmas carol

    Titled “sys willekommen heirre kerst”.
  • Jan 1, 1065

    Wilhelm von Hirsau writes manuels on musical theory.

    He was a German Benedictine monk.
  • Oct 14, 1066

    The Battle of Hastings

    The Battle of Hastings
    The Battle of Hastings and the defeat of Harold Godwinson
  • Jan 1, 1073

    The Building of Norman castles in England

    The Building of Norman castles in England including the Tower of London
  • Jan 1, 1087

    William invades Wales and builds castles on the borders

    William invades Wales and builds castles on the borders
    The reign of King William Rufus (son of William) invades Wales and builds castles on the borders.
  • Sep 9, 1087

    Wiliam I of England died

    Died in 9th, Sep, 1087.
  • Sep 26, 1087

    William II of England gets his coronation

    William II of England gets his coronation
    William II of England gets his coronation in 26th, Sep, 1087.
  • Jan 1, 1098

    Hildegard von Bingen was born

    One of the earliest known female composers, she was the 10th child of a noble German family, but it is unsure when exactly she was born. She died on September 17, 1179. Example of her work
  • Jan 1, 1100

    Beginnings of secular music

    This is any music that isn't religous. An example
  • Aug 2, 1100

    Henry I becomes King of England

    Henry I becomes King of England
    Henry I becomes King of England in 1100.
  • Dec 1, 1135

    Henry I died

    Henry I died in 1135.
  • Dec 22, 1135

    Stephen reigns King of Enlgand

    Stephen reigns King of Enlgand
    Stephen reigns King of England in 1135.
  • Oct 25, 1154

    Henry II reigns King of England

    Henry II reigns King of England
    Henry II reigns King of England in 1154.
  • Jan 1, 1156

    Kremlin built in Moscow

    Kremlin built in Moscow
    Kremlin built in Moscow when Henry II reigned.
  • Jan 1, 1159

    The Hanseatic League is founded

    The Hanseatic League is founded
    The origins of the League to the rebuilding of the North German town of Lübeck in 1159 by Henry the Lion, Duke of Saxony.
  • Apr 11, 1184

    The first of many Inquisitions begins

    The first of many Inquisitions begins
    The first of many Inquisitions begins
  • Jul 6, 1189

    Richard I reigns King of England

    Richard I reigns King of England
    Richard I reigns King of England in 1189.
  • Dec 24, 1199

    John reigns King of England

    John reigns King of England
    John reigns King of England in 1199.
  • Jan 1, 1200

    Cymbals introduced as musical instrument.

  • Jan 1, 1200

    “Faux bourdon” style begins in English music.

  • Oct 19, 1216

    Henry III reigns King of England

    Henry III reigns King of England
    John reigns King of England in 1216.
  • Jan 1, 1238

    Adam de la Halle is born

    He was a French composer of musical plays. He composed ”Le Jeu de la Feuillee” and "Le Jeu de robin and Marion. He died in 1287. Jeu de Robin et Marion
  • May 6, 1256

    Welsh revolt

    Llewelyn ap Gruffydd declared himself ruler of North Wales and rebelled against English control.
  • Jan 1, 1257

    King Henry quash the Welsh rebellion

    King Henry and his son Edward quash the Welsh rebellion
  • Nov 16, 1272

    Edward I reigns King of England

    Edward I reigns King of England
    Edward I reigns King of England in 1272.
  • May 1, 1273

    Rudolph I of Germany is elected Holy Roman Emperor

    Rudolph I of Germany is elected Holy Roman Emperor
    Rudolph I of Germany is elected Holy Roman Emperor
  • Jan 1, 1295

    Marco Polo publishes his tales of China

    Marco Polo publishes his tales of China
    Marco Polo publishes his tales of China
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Guillaume de Machaut is born.

    Considered the greatest musician of his day. Composed "Mass for four voices,” for the coronation of Charles the fifth. He died in 1377. One of his works
  • Jul 7, 1307

    Edward II reigns King of England

    Edward II reigns King of England
    Edward II reigns King of England in 1307.
  • Feb 1, 1327

    Edward III reigns King of England

    Edward III reigns King of England
    Edward III reigns King of England in 1327.
  • Jul 19, 1333

    Battle of Halidon Hill

    Battle of Halidon Hill
    Battle of Halidon Hill: King Edward III defeated the Scots.
  • Jan 1, 1337

    The Hundred Years War begins.

    The Hundred Years War begins.
    The Hundred Years War begins. England and France struggle for dominance of Western Europe.
  • Jan 26, 1340

    Edward had a claim to the French throne

    Edward had a claim to the French throne and declared himself king of France
  • Aug 26, 1346

    Battle of Crecy break out

    Battle of Crecy break out
    Battle of Crecy break out in 1346.
  • Jun 21, 1377

    Richard II reigns King of England

    Richard II reigns King of England
    Richard II reigns King of England in 1377.
  • Jan 1, 1380

    Chaucer begins to write The Canterbury Tales

    Chaucer begins to write The Canterbury Tales
  • May 30, 1381

    Peasants Revolt in England

    Peasants Revolt in England
    Peasants Revolt in England
  • Jan 1, 1382

    The Bible is translated into English by John Wycliffe.

    The Bible is translated into English by John Wycliffe.
    The Bible is translated into English by John Wycliffe.
  • Sep 30, 1399

    Henry IV reigns King of England

    Henry IV reigns King of England
    Henry IV reigns King of England in