Survey of Music History Main Timeline

For Dr. Brett Boutwell's Fall 2012 Final Exam

Ancient Greece and Rome

1400 bc - 1250 bc
800 bc
753 bc
500 bc
408 bc
380 bc
330 bc
330 bc
29 bc - 19 bc
0 CE
100 ce
127 - 148
300 ce

The Early Christian Church

63 BCE
33 ce
313 ce
392 ce
400 ce
500 CE - 510 CE
530 ce
680 - 700
754 CE
768 - 814
800
850 - 900
1025 - 1028
1054

Roman Liturgy and Chant

530 ce
1000 - 1300
1014
1020 - 1050
1054
1066
1095 - 1099
1215

European Society: 800-1300

1050
1100
1170 - 1180
1200
1225 - 1274
1270 - 1290
1270
1284

Early Polyphony

992 CE - 996 CE
1100
1100 - 1200
1109
1140
1150 - 1201
1160
1200 - 1220
1200
1250
1280
1280
1285

14th Century France and Italy

1300
1307
1309
1315 - 1322
1315 - 1320
1317
1320
1323
1330
1337 - 1453
1340
1340
1347 - 1350
1348 - 1353
1350
1350 - 1360
1360 - 1370
1365 - 1397
1370 - 1380
1378 - 1417
1387 - 1400
1410 - 1415

Music and The Renaissance

1400
1417
1431
1450
1453
1469
1477
1492
1492
1495
1501
1504
1517
1545 - 1563
1547
1558
1594

England and Burgundy in the 15th Century

1419 - 1435
1419 - 1467
1420 - 1424
1420 - 1430
1427 - 1453
1428 - 1439
1436
1439 - 1452
1452 - 1458
1458 - 1474
1477

Franco-Flemish Composers, 1450-1520

1451 - 1497
1453
1466
1478
1484 - 1492
1484 - 1495
1492
1493 - 1519
1494
1496
1502
1503 - 1504
1504 - 1505
1504 - 1521
1519
1520

Sacred Music in the Reformation

1519 - 1556
1523 - 1524
1526
1534
1534
1539
1544
1549
1551 - 1594
1553 - 1558
1556 - 1594
1558
1558 - 1603
1562
1567
1572
1579

Madrigal and Secular Song in the 16th Century

1504 - 1514
1515 - 1547
1555
1566
1566
1568
1570 - 1580
1580
1597
1601
1611

The Rise of Instrumental Music

1507
1517
1529
1551
1585 - 1612
1597
1601
1604
1605
1607
1613
1618

The Invention of Opera

1573 - 1587
1581
1589
1598
1598
1600
1602
1607
1625
1637
1642 - 1649
1643

Music for Chamber and Church in the Early 17th Century

1602
1611
1615
1618 - 1648
1619
1620
1623
1624
1629
1635
1638
1659

France, England, Spain, and The New World

1621 - 1665
1625 - 1649
1634
1643 - 1715
1653
1657
1660
1672
1672
1682
1683
1686
1687
1687
1688 - 1689
1689
1694
1701

Italy and Germany in the late 17th century

1647
1655
1656
1658 - 1705
1668
1673
1678
1679
1681
1683
1688
1700
1705
1721

Italy, France and Early 18th-Century Europe

1701
1703
1707
1711
1711
1715 - 1774
1722
1724
1725
1725
1727
1727 - 1760
1733
1740
1742
1745
1749

German Composers in the Late Baroque

1700
1703
1708
1711
1717
1722
1723
1724
1725
1728
1730
1747

Musical Taste and Style in the Enlightenment

1740
1740 - 1786
1745
1765 - 1781
1765
1774 - 1792
1775 - 1783
1776 - 1789
1776
1779
1782 - 1793
1789 - 1794

Opera and Vocal Music in the Early Classic Period

1731
1733
1749
1751 - 1772
1752
1752
1762
1778
1794

Instrumental Music at Midcentury

1700
1710
1730
1738
1753 - 1762
1770
1770
1776

Classic music in the late 18th century