music history

Composers

Claudio Monteverdi

1567 - 1643

Johann Pachelbel

1653 - 1706

Archangelo Corelli

1653 - 1713

Henry Purcell

1659 - 1695

Antonio Vivaldi

1678 - 1743

Georg Philipp Telemann

1681 - 1767

Jean-Philippe Rameau

1683 - 1764

Domenico Scarlatti

1685 - 1752

johann sebastian bach

1685 - 1750

George Frideric Handel

1685 - 1759

Franz Josef Haydn

1732 - 1809

Luigi Boccherini

1743 - 1805

Le Chevalier de Saint-George

1745 - 1799

Domenico Cimarosa

1749 - 1801

Antonio Salieri

1750 - 1825

Muzio Clementi

1752 - 1832

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756 - 1791

Luigi Cherubini

1760 - 1842

Ludwig van Beethoven

1770 - 1827

Niccolo Paganini

1782 - 1840

Hector Berlioz

1803 - 1869

fr`ed`eric chopin

1810 - 1849

Robert Schumann

1810 - 1856

Franz Liszt

1811 - 1886

Guiseppe Verdi

1813 - 1901

Richard Wagner

1813 - 1883

Johannes Brahms

1833 - 1897

Piotr Tchaikovsky

1840 - 1893

Giacomo Puccini

1858 - 1924

Gustav Mahler

1860 - 1911

Richard Strauss

1862 - 1918

Maurice Ravel

1875 - 1937

B`ela Bartok

1881 - 1945

Igor Stravinsky

1882 - 1971

Sergei Prokofiev

1891 - 1953

edmund rubbra

1901 - 1986

Werner Egk

1901 - 1983

William Walton

1902 - 1983

Boris Blacher

1903 - 1975

Lennox Berkeley

1903 - 1989

Pieces

Purcell's The Fairy-Queen

1692

Pachelbel's Canon in D

1694

Vivaldi's Gloria

1715

Vivaldi's Four Seasons

1725

Handel's Messiah

1741

Eine Kleine Nachtmusick

1787

The Seasons

1798

Moonlight Sonata

1801

Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

1808

Caprice No. 24

1809

Beethoven's No.9

1824

William Tell Overture

1829

Schaumann's "The Spring"

1840

The Nutcracker

1892

Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Ballet

1895

Romeo and Juliet

1935

Peter and the Wolf

1936

War and Peace

1942

The Fiery Angel

1943

Cinderella

1945

Musical Events

Company of Musicians incorporated in London

1604

First open air operas in Rome

1606

Collegium Musicum founded in Prague

1616

First Opera House in Vienna

1652

Prague opera house founded (stande theater)

1725

First public concert in Phialdelphia

1757

First barrel organs

1772

La Scala Milan is opened

1778

First musical competition in America

1790

Paris Conservative de Musique Founded

1795

San Carlo opera house, Naples built

1810

Prague Conservatorie opened

1811

London Philharmonic Society founded

1813

J.N Maelzel invents the metronome

1814

A.F Debain Constructs first harmonium

1840

Ragtime becomes prominent in America

1901

Wigmore Hall London

1901

Manhattan Opera House built

1903

London Symphony Orchestra's first performance

1904

Mozart Festival begins in Salzburg

1906

Historical Events

Battle of Sekigahara

1600

Beginning of Tokugawa

1600

Settlement of Jamestown

1607

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

Glorious Revolution

1689

Industrial Revolution

1750 - 1914

French & Indian War

1756 - 1763

French Revolution

1789

Hatian independence

1804

Congress of Vienna

1815

First Opium War in China

1839

Sepoy Mutiny

1857

Russo-Japanese War

1905

Mexican Revolution

1910 - 1920

Chinese Revolution

1911

WW1

1914 - 1919

Russian Revolution

1917

WWII

1931 - 1945

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Fall of USSR

1991

9/11 Attacks

2001

Periods

Baroque Era

1600 - 1750

Classical Era

1750 - 1820

Romantic Era

1820 - 1920

Modern/Jazz Era

1900 - 2014