simple early music, often linked to religious practices.flutes and early string instruments where played,often in a monophonic manner
Approx. 1400 - Approx. 1600
music was significantly varied in this era and linked with other artistic movements. variations of medieval intruments where used, such as the lute. flutes and early violins
Approx. 1600 - Approx. 1760
heavily ornamented music following the renaissance era. many of the intruments used in this era are still relevant today. music was heavily influenced by the harpsichord
Approx. 1730 - Approx. 1820
music aimed for simplicity and flow, in contrast to the Baroque era. heavy use of sring intruments.
Approx. 1815 - Approx. 1910
linked to the literary and artistic period of Romanticism. Nacionalism in europe influenced this movement. piano replaced the harpsichord in this period. Music consisted of contrasting dynamics and emotion.
Approx. 1890 - Approx. 1930
a period of music with a heavy contrast to previous european music.
20th century Music
Approx. 1901 - Approx. 2000
this era consisted of many different styles of music and new electronic intruments where inroduced in mainstream music.