Charm of Music Timeline

Events

Guido d'Arezzo (991-1033) Italian: Middle Ages

991 - 1033

Final Separation Between Eastern (Orthodox) and Western (Roman) Churches.

1054

Pope Urban II Calls For The First Crusade

1095

Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) German: Middle Ages

1098 - 1179

German: Middle Ages

Second Crusade Begins

1144

Leonin (1150-1201) French: Middle Ages

1150 - 1201

French: Middle Ages

Perotin (1160-1230) French: Middle Ages

1160 - 1230

French: Middle Ages

Ibn-Rushd Begins Translating Aristotle's Torks

1169

Genghis Khan Invades China

1211

Thomas Aquinas Stops Work On Summa Theologica And Completes It

1273

Guillaume de Machaut (1300-1377) French: Late Middle Ages

1300 - 1377

French: Late Middle Ages

25 million People Die in Europe's Bubonic Plague

1347 - 1351

John Wycliffe Translate The Latin Bible Into English

1376 - 1382

Joan of Arc Burned At The Stake As A Witch After Ecclesiastical Trial

1431

Josquin des Prez (1450-1521) French or Belgian: Renaissance

1450 - 1521

French or Belgian: Renaissance

Columbus Becomes First European To Encounter Caribbean Islands

1492

Jacques Arcadelt (1505-1568) Belgian: Renaissance

1505 - 1568

Belgian: Renaissance

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1525) Italian: Renaissance

1525 - 1594

Italian: Renaissance

Nicolaus Copernicus Publishes "On the Revolution of Heavenly Bodies"

1543

Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi (1567-1643) Italian: Early Baroque

1567 - 1643

Italian: Early Baroque

John Farmer (1570-1603) English: Renaissance

1570 - 1603

English: Rennaisance

Francis Drake Knighted By Queen Elizabeth

1581

The English Colony of Jamestown Establshed

1607

Jean- Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) Italian: Baroque

1632 - 1687

Italian: Baroque

Henry Purcell (1659-1695) English: Baroque

1659 - 1695

English: Baroque

John Milton "Paradise Lost" Published

1667

considered the greatest epic poem in English

Guiseppe Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) Italian: Baroque

1685 - 1757

Italian: Baroque

James II succeeds Charles II in England

1685

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) German: Baroque

1685 - 1759

German: Baroque

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) German: Baroque

1685 - 1750

German: Baroque

Antonio Vivaldi (1687-1741) Italian: Baroque

1687 - 1741

Italian: Baroque

Peter the Great Becomes Czar of Russia

1689

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) Austrian: Classical

1732 - 1809

Austrian: Classical

Johannes Mozart (1756-1791) Austrian: Classical

1756 - 1791

Austrian: Classical

James Watt Invents The Steam Engine

1765

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) German: Classical

1770 - 1827

German: Classical

The Boston Massacre

1770

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

American Civil War

1861 - 1865