Music History Composers

Medieval

Wipo of Burgundy

1000

Sequence

Hildegard of Bingen

1150

Sacred music drama

Brenart Ventadorn

1175

Canso (troubadour song)

Comtessa de Dia

1175

Canso (troubadour song)

Leoninus et al.

1175

Organum Duplum

Perotinus

1198

Organum quadruplum

Walther von der Vogelweide

1225

Minnelied

Adam de la Halle

1270

Motet

de Vitry

1320

Motet

Machaut

1350

Virelai
Rondeau

da Bologna

1350

Madrigal

De Caserta

1370

Ballade

Landini

1375

Ballata

Renaissance

Dunstable

1425

Motet

Binchois

1425

Rondeau

Du Fay

1425

Ballade
Fauxbourdon hymn
Chanson
Cantus-Firmus Mass

Ockeghem

1475

Mensuration Canon Mass

des Prez

1485

Motet
Paraphrase mass
Chanson

del Encina

1485

Villancico

Isaac

1500

Lied

Gombert

1520

Motet

Luther

1524

Chorales

Walter

1525

hymn

Sermisy

1527

Chanson

Narvaez

1538

Intabulation and Variation Set

Tallis

1550

Anthem

Goudimel

1550

Psalm setting

Susato

1551

Pavane and Galliard

Palestrina

1560

Mass (freely composed)

Rore

1563

Madrigal

Victoria

1575

Motet
Imitation Mass

le Jeune

1585

Chanson

Gabrieli

1597

Ensemble canzona

Gesualdo

1600

Madrigal

Dowland

1600

Air or lute song

Byrd

1600

Pavane variations

Weelkes

1601

Madrigal

Early Baroque

Caccini

1590

Solo madrigal

Monteverdi

1598

Madrigal
Opera

Gabrieli

1610

Sacred Concerto

Frescobaldi

1620

Toccata
Ricercar

Grandi

1625

Sacred concerto (solo motet)

Marini

1626

Sonata for violin and continuo

Schütz

1636

Sacred Concerto

Strozzi

1650

Cantata

Cesti

1656

Opera

Later Baroque

Corelli

1680

Trio Sonata

Buxtehude

1685

Organ prelude

Lully

1686

Opera

de la Guerre

1687

Keyboard Suite

Purcell

1689

Opera

Scarlatti

1690

Cantata

Vivaldi

1710

Violin Concerto

Bach

1720

Organ prelude and fugue
Chorale prelude
Cantata
Concerto

Handel

1724

Opera
Oratorio