Composition Timeline

Time period

Middleages

450 - 1450

Renissance

1450 - 1600

Baroque

1600 - 1750

Classical

1750 - 1820

Romantic

1820 - 1900

Contemporary

1900 - 2013

Composer

Gabrieli

1554 - 1612

Vivaldi

1678 - 1741

Italian
Called "The Red Headed Priest"

Handel

1685 - 1759

Born in Germany
Lived til he was 76 ( That was REALLY old back in that time!)

Bach

1685 - 1750

Composed hundreds of symponys
Had up to 20 children

Haydn

1732 - 1809

Born in Austria
Started preforming at age 4

Mozart

1756 - 1791

Also born in Austria
One of the greatest child prodigies

Beethoven

1770 - 1827

Was deaf for half his life
Disliked his father

Berlioz

1803 - 1869

Won the Prix de Rome at age 30
Wrote a book called Orchestration

Schumann

1810 - 1856

Founded the New Journal of Music
Married a women that had a father that disliked him marrying her

Alexander Borodin

1835 - 1918

Mily Balakirev

1837 - 1910

Modest mussorgsky

1839 - 1881

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

1844 - 1908