Exam II Timeline

Events

Gioachino Antonio Rossini

1792 - 1868

He was an Italian composer during the early romantic period.

Franz Schubert

1797 - 1828

He was a composer in Vienna during the early romantic period.

Great Britain and Ireland become UK

1801

Louis Berlioz

1803 - 1869

He was a French composer during the early romantic period.

Louisiana Purchase

1803

Robert Schumann

1810 - 1856

He was a German composer during the early romantic period.

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)

1810 - 1849

He worked in Paris during the early romantic period.

Franz Liszt

1811 - 1886

He was a Hungarian composer during the early romantic period.

Wilhelm Wagner

1813 - 1883

He was a German composer during the middle romantic period.

Gisueppe Verdi

1813 - 1901

He was an Italian composer during the middle romantic period.

Napolean defeated

1815

Clara Schumann

1819 - 1896

She was a German composer during the middle romantic period.

Antartica discovered

1820

Friedrich Smetana

1824 - 1884

He worked mostly in Sweden during the middle romantic period.

Johannes Brahms

1833 - 1897

He was a German composer during the middle romantic period.

Opium War

1839 - 1842

Pytor Tchaikovsky

1840 - 1893

He was born in St. Petersburg and worked during the late romantic period.

Edvard Grieg

1843 - 1907

He was a Norwegian composer during the middle romantic period.

First Telegraph

1844

Mexican-American War

1848

Giacomo Puccini

1858 - 1924

He was an Italian composer during the late romantic period.

Gustav Mahler

1860 - 1911

He was a Moravian composer during the late romantic period.

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

Achille-Claude Debussy

1862 - 1918

He was a French composer during the early modernist period.

Richard Strauss

1864 - 1949

He was a Bavarian composer during the late romantic period.

US purchase Alaska

1867

Canadian federation formed

1867

Suez Canal

1869

First transcontinental railroad in US

1869

Arnold Schoenberg

1874 - 1951

He was born in Vienna and worked during the early 20th century.

Charles Ives

1874 - 1954

He was an American composer during the early 20th century.

Joseph-Maurice Ravel

1875 - 1937

He was a French composer during the early 20th century period.

Bela Bertok

1881 - 1945

He was a Hungarian composer during the early 20th century.

Igor Stravinsky

1882 - 1971

He was a Russian composer during the early 20th century.

Aspirin was discovered

1889

First commercial film was released

1894

Carl Orff

1895 - 1982

He was a German composer during the 20th century.

Olympic games revived in Greece

1896

Jacob Gershwine (American)

1898 - 1937

He was an American composer during the early 20th century.

Aaron Copland

1900 - 1990

He was an American composer during the late 20th century period.

First Nobel Prize awarded

1901

US passes the Chinese exclusion act

1902

First US movie theatre opens

1905

Picasso introduces Cubism

1907

Turks revolt in the Ottoman Empire

1908

Ford introduces model-T

1909

John Cage

1912 - 1992

He was an American composer during the late 20th century.

Louis Bernstein (1918-1990) American: Late 20th Century

1918 - 1990

He was an American composer during the late 20th century period.

Stpehen Reich

1936 - Present

He was an American composer during the late 20th century period.

World War II

1939 - 1945

Jennifer Higdon (1962-Present) American: 21st Century

1962 - Present

She is an American composer during the late 20th century period.