Challenge II Music History Timeline (Copy)

Baroque Period

1600-1750

Antonio Vivaldi

1678 - 1741

George Frideric Handel

1685 - 1759

Johann Sebastian Bach

1685 - 1750

Piano invented by Bartolommeo Cristofori

1709

Handel, Water Music

1717

Vivaldi, Four Seasons

1720

Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier

1722

Handel, Messiah

1742

Romantic Period

Carl Maria von Weber

1786 - 1826

Hector Berlioz

1803 - 1869

Frederic Chopin

1810 - 1849

Robert Schumann

1810 - 1856

Richard Wagner

1813 - 1883

Beethoven, Symphony no. 9

1823

Johannes Brahms

1833 - 1897

Peter Tchaikovsky

1840 - 1893

Antonin Dvorak

1841 - 1904

First successful opera, Rienzi

1842

Irelend's Potato Famine

1848 - 1852

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

Brahms, Symphony No. 1

1877

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph

1877

Classical Period

1750 - early 1800s

Joseph Haydn

1732 - 1809

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756 - 1791

Ludwig van Beethoven

1770 - 1827

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

Beethoven, Symphony no. 4

1806

Modern Period

20th century music

Claude Debussy

1862 - 1918

Jan Sibelius

1865 - 1957

Scott Joplin

1868 - 1917

Igor Stravinsky

1882 - 1971

Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 (Pathetique)

1893

Joplin, The Maple Leaf Rag

1899

Debussy, La Mer

1905

Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring premieres

1913