MHL Timeline

Eras

Baroque Period

Approx. 1650 - 1750

Classical Period

1730 - 1820

Romantic Period

1780 - 1910

Influential Historical Events

War of Spanish Succession

1701 - 1714

First Great Awakening

1730 - 1755

American Revolution

1765 - 1783

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Napoleonic Wars

1803 - 1815

Revolutions of 1848

1848 - 1849

Seneca Falls Convention

1848

Composers

George Frideric Handel

23 February 1685 - 14 April 1759

Johann Sebastian Bach

31 March 1685 - 28 July 1750

Joseph Haydn

31 March 1732 - 31 May 1809

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

27 January 1756 - 5 December 1791

Ludwig van Beethoven

17 December 1770 - 26 March 1827

Niccolò Paganini

27 October 1782 - 27 May 1840

Gioachino Rossini

29 February 1792 - 13 November 1868

Franz Schubert

31 January 1797 - 19 November 1828

Vincenzo Bellini

3 November 1801 - 23 September 1835

Hector Berlioz

11 December 1803 - 8 March 1869

Felix Mendelssohn

3 February 1809 - 4 November 1847

Frédéric Chopin

1 March 1810 - 17 October 1849

Robert Schumann

8 June 1810 - 29 July 1856

Franz Liszt

22 October 1811 - 31 July 1886

Richard Wagner

22 May 1813 - 13 February 1883

Giuseppe Verdi

10 October 1813 - 27 January 1901

Johannes Brahms

7 May 1833 - 3 April 1897

Pieces

Fugue in G minor BWV 578

Approx. 1703

Johann Sebastian Bach

Brandenburg Concerto no. 5

24 March 1721

Johann Sebastian Bach

Giulio Cesare

20 February 1724

George Frideric Handel

String Quartet, Op. 33 No. 2

25 December 1781

Joseph Haydn

Don Giovanni

29 October 1787

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony No. 41

10 August 1788

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony No. 104

4 May 1795

Joseph Haydn

Sonata Pathétique

1799

Ludwig van Beethoven

24 Caprices for Solo Violin

1802

Niccolò Paganini

Sinfonia Eroica

7 April 1805

Ludwig van Beethoven

The Barber of Seville

20 February 1816

Gioachino Rossini

Erlkönig

Approx. 1820

Franz Schubert

String Quartet No. 13

1825

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 8

19 November 1828

Franz Schubert

Symphonie Fantastique

Approx. 1830

Hector Berlioz

Norma

26 December 1831

Vincenzo Bellini

Mazurkas, Op. 17

Approx. 1833

Frédéric Chopin

Fantasie in C

Approx. 1839

Robert Schumann

Violin Concerto, Op.64

Approx. 1845

Felix Mendelssohn

Rigoletto

11 March 1851

Giuseppe Verdi

Les Préludes

Approx. 1854

Franz Liszt

Der Ring des Nibelungen

13 August 1876

Richard Wagner

Symphony No. 1

4 November 1876

Johannes Brahms