Music History Midterm Timeline

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  • Period:

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    The innovation in this document consists of the hexachord system, 4-line staff, relative pitch, sight-singing syllables, Round B flat, and the square b natural.
  • Period:

    Hildegard of Bingen

  • 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

    The important innovation in the Ars Nova Treatise was a new note shape (minim), divided unit into triple and duple, and laid the groundwork for modern notation.
  • Period:

    Renaissance Period

  • 1485

    Josquin’s Ave Maria ... virgo serena Motet

  • 1529

    Martin Luther Chorale Ein feste burg (A Mighty Fortress..)

  • 1538

    Arcadelt Madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno

  • 1567

    Palestrina Pope Marcellus Mass

    Pope Marcellus Mass became a model for present-day textbooks on counterpoint and defines the Palestrina's style.
  • Victoria Missa O magnum mysterium

  • Gabrieli Sonata pian’e forte

    The pian'e forte is one of the first pieces in music to specify what particular instruments played what parts, also the first piece to designate loud and soft dynamics.