Music Eras

Events

Medieval

500 - 1400

Medieval music began in 500 A.D

Georgian Chant

590

named after Pope St. Gregory. church music sang as a single vocal line in free rhythm

organum

695

An early form of counterpoint. plainchant melody with atleast one added voice

Singing

1030

A new form of teaching how to sing was invented by a monk and a chiormaster

Staff

1030

Monk Guido de Arezzo invented the staff

Hildegard Von Bingen

1098

she was born and was the tenth child of her German family.

Secular

1100

Secular music began

Hildegard

1136

She was elected magistra

Hildegard

1150

She founded the monastaries in Rupertsburg.

Rhythmic Notation

1150 - 1250

Rhythmic Notation first appeared in this time period

Hildegard

1165

She founded a second monastrarie in Eibingen

Hildegard

1179

she died on september 17th

Renaissance

1400 - 1600

The Renaissance era

Guillaume Dufay

1400

he was born in france

Baroque

1600 - 1750

The baroque music era began in 1600

Classical

1730 - 1820

Classical music era began in 1730

Piano

1730

The first piano was invented

Haydn

1732

Haydn was born

Haydn

1740

He moved to Vienna And stayed at the choir school for nine years

Beethoven

1770

Beethoven was born

First concert

1778

Beethoven had his first public concert

Romantic

1780 - 1910

Romantic in music era began in 1780

Pupil

1793

Beethoven became Haydns pupil

Haydn

1809

Haydn died

Beethoven

1827

Beethoven died