The Baroque and Classical Period

Time Period

Baroque 1600-1750

1600 - 1750

Classical 1750-1825

1750 - 1825

Lives and Nationality of Composers

Monteverdi-Italy 1567-1643

1567 - 1643

Italy

Schutz- Italy 1585-1672

1585 - 1672

German

Lully-France 1632-1687

1632 - 1687

Corelli-Italy 1653-1713

1653 - 1713

Scarlatti-Italy 1660-1725

1660 - 1725

Jacquet de la Guerre-France 1665-1729

1665 - 1729

Vivaldi-Italy 1678-1741

1678 - 1741

Handel-German/English 1685-1759

1685 - 1759

Scarlatti-Italy 1685-1757

1685 - 1757

J.S. Bach 1685-1750

1685 - 1750

Pergolesi-Italy 1710-1736

1710 - 1736

C.P.E. Bach-Germany 1714-1788

1714 - 1788

Haydn-Austria 1732-1809

1732 - 1809

Mozart-Astria 1756-1791

1756 - 1791

Historic People and Events

Shakespeare, Hamlet 1601

1601

King James Translation of the Bible 1611

1611

Thirty Year' War 1618-1648

1618 - 1648

Mayflower arrives in New England 1620

1620

Galileo charged with heresy 1632

1632

First public opera house opens in Venice 1637

1637

English Civil War 1642-1649

1642 - 1649

The Great Plague 1665

1665 - 1666

Fire of London 1666

1666

Isaac Newton, Principia Mathematica 1687

1687

First daily newspaper in England 1701

1701

Naples comes under Austrian control 1707

1707

Seven Years War 1756-1763

1756 - 1763

American Revolution 1775-1783

1775 - 1783

Declaration of Independence 1776

1776

French Revolution 1789-1794

1789 - 1794

King Louis XVI executed 1792

1792