Timeline #2

first half of 15th century - 1600

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Guillaume de Machaut

1300 - 1377

French Poet and Composer

Guillaume Dufay

1397 - 1474

Netherlandish composer of early Renaissance

Quam pulchra es

1400

Composed by John Dunstanble. A motet from the first half of 15th century. Renaissance.

Alleluia, A newë work

1400

A carol from the first half of the 15th century. Early Renaissance pice.

Gilles Binchois

1400 - 1460

Netherlandish composer

Joan of Arc

1412 - 1431

military commander and national heroine of France

Resveillies vous

1423

Composed by Guillaume Dufay. Ballade from Renaissance.

De plus en plus

1425

Composed by Giles Binchois. A rondeau from the Early Renaissance.

Johannes Ockeghem

1425 - 1497

Netherlandish composer from Franco-flemish school

Conditor alme siderman

1430

Composed by Guillaume Dufay. A hymn in fauxbordon style from Renaissance.

Se la face ay pale

1430

Composed by Guillaume Dufay. A ballade from the Renaissance era.

Invention

1450

Harpsichord invented

Gloria, Missa se la face ay pale

1450

Composed by Guillaume Dufay. Cantus firmus mass from Renaissance.

Agnus Dei, Missa De plus en plus

1450

Composed by Jean de Ockeghem. A Cantus firmus mass. Same CF as Binchois' De plus en plus

Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519

famous artist and inventor and scientist

Josquin Desprez

1455 - 1521

Netherlandish composer

Event

1478

Reign of Singhawikramawardhana ends.

Ave Maria... virgo serena

1484 - 1485

Composed by Josquin Desprez. A motet

Invention

1494

Scotch Whiskey invented

Io non compro piu sperana

1500

Composed by Marco Cara. Frottola

Innsburck, ich mus dich lassen

1500

Composed by Heinrich Isaac. A lied

Oy camamos y bebamos

1500

Composed by Juan del Encina. Villancio

Event

1500

First portable watch is created by Peter Henlein of Germany.

Revecy venir du printans

1500

Composed by Claude Le Jeune. Chanson

Kyrie & Credo, Missa pange lingua

1515 - 1520

Composed by Josquin Desprez. Paraphrase mass

Mille Regretz

1520

Composed by Josquin Desprez. Chanson

Nun komm, der Heiden, Heiland

1524

Composed by Martin Luther. Chorale

Ein feste Burg

1527 - 1529

Composed by Martin Luther, hymn

Tant que vivary

1527

Composed by Claudin de Sermisy, chanson

Ein feste Burg

1530

Arrangement by Johann Walther

Event

1531 - 1532

The Church of England breaks away from the Roman Catholic Church and recognizes King Henry VIII as the head of the Church.

Il bianco e dolce cigno

1538

Composed by Jacques Arcadelt. Madrigal

Cancion Mille regres

1538

Composed by Luis de Narvaez, intabulation

Cuatro diferencias sobre

1538

Composed by Luis Narvaez, intabulation & Variation set

William Byrd

1543 - 1623

English composer

Dance from dansenes

1547

Composed by Pierre Attaignant, dance

Thomas Morley

1558 - 1602

English composer, organist, theorist, editor

De la belle contrade d'oriente

1560 - 1565

Composed by Cipriano de Rore. Madrigal

Pope Marcellus Mass

1560

Credo & Agnus Dei
Composed by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Mass. Named after Pope

Event

1564

William Shakespeare baptized 26 April

Trisitis est anima mea

1565

Composed by Orlando di Lasso. Motet

O magnum mysterium

1570

O magnum mysterium, Kyrie
Composed by Tomas Luis de Victoria. Motet

Thomas Weelkes

1576 - 1623

English composer and organist

Sing joyfully unto God

1590

Composed by William Byrd. Anthem

Solo e pensoso

1590

Composed by Luca Marenzio, madrigal

Invention

1591

First flush toilet is introduced by Sir John Harrington of England, the design published under the title 'The Metamorphosis of Ajax'.

My bonny lass she smileth

1595

Composed by Thomas Morley, ballett

Canzon septimi toni

1597

Composed by Giovanni Gabrelli, ensemble canzona

Io parte e non più dissu

1600

Composed Carlo Gesualdo, Madrigal

Pavana Lachrymae

1600

Composed by William Byrd, Pavane variation

Flow, my tears

1600

Composed by John Dowland, air or lute song

As Vesta was

1601

Composed by Thomas Weelkes, madrigal