Challenge II Music History Timeline

Baroque Period

1600-1750

Age of Enlightenment

1650 - 1804

Vermeer, Kitchenmaid

1658

Antonio Vivaldi

1678 - 1741

Johann Sebastian Bach

1685 - 1750

George Frideric Handel

1685 - 1759

Piano invented by Bartolommeo Cristofori

1709

Handel, Water Music

1717

Vivaldi, Four Seasons

1720

Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier

1722

Handel, Messiah

1742

Classical Period

1750 - early 1800s

Joseph Haydn

1732 - 1809

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756 - 1791

Ludwig van Beethoven

1770 - 1827

Peale, The Peale Family

1770

American Declaration of Independence

1776

Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 22 in E-flat minor

1785

Mozart, Don Giovanni

1787

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Haydn, Symphony no. 94 {Surprise}

1791

Thomas Cole

1801 - 1848

Napoleon crowned Emperor of France

1804

Beethoven, Symphony no. 4

1806

Romantic Period

Age of Industry

1760 - 1969

Carl Maria von Weber

1786 - 1826

Hector Berlioz

1803 - 1869

Frederic Chopin

1810 - 1849

Robert Schumann

1810 - 1856

Richard Wagner

1813 - 1883

Jean-Francois Millet

1814 - 1875

Beethoven, Symphony no. 9

1823

Johannes Brahms

1833 - 1897

Wilson Homer (1836-1910)

1836 - 1910

Peter Tchaikovsky

1840 - 1893

Claude Monet

1840 - 1926

Antonin Dvorak

1841 - 1904

First successful opera, Rienzi

1842

Irelend's Potato Famine

1848 - 1852

Marx publishes "The Communist Manifesto"

1848

Millet, The Sower

1850

Vincent Van Gogh

1853 - 1890

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

Winslow Homer, Snap the Whip

1872

Claude Monet, Impressionist Sunrise

1872

Brahms, Symphony No. 1

1877

Modern Period

20th century music

Darwin's "Origin of Species"

1859

Claude Debussy

1862 - 1918

Jan Sibelius

1865 - 1957

Scott Joplin

1868 - 1917

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph

1877

Pablo Picasso

1881 - 1973

Igor Stravinsky

1882 - 1971

Vincent Van Gogh, The Starry Night

1889

Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 (Pathetique)

1893

Joplin, The Maple Leaf Rag

1899

Debussy, La Mer

1905

Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring premieres

1913

WWI

1914 - 1919

Lenin and the Bolshevik, Russian Revolution

November 1917 - 1924

Pablo Picasso, Guernica

1937

Cold War

1945 - 1991

Jackson Pollock, No. 1, 1950 {Lavender Mist}

1950

Hey thats cool

2001