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Musical time periods

May 10, 2015

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john-madas

  • 1.Musical Time Periods
    Designed for 7th grade general music class by
    John L. Madas

2. Just Imagine
3. The 7 Music Time Periods
Antiquity c. 400-800
Medieval 800-1400
Renaissance 1400-1600
Baroque 1600-1750
Classical 1750-1820
Romantic 1820-1900
Contemporary 1900-Present
4. Why?
5. Antiquity
c. 450-800
No known composers
Gregorian chant
6. Medieval
800-1400
Composers: Guillaume de Machaut and John Dunstable
Sacred Music/Secular Music
7. Renaissance
1400-1600
Renaissance - Rebirth
Composers: Claudio Monteverdi, William Byrd, Thomas Morley, and Giovanni Palestrina.
Renaissance Fairs
8. Baroque
1600-1750
Basso Continuo and Ornamentation
Composers: J.S. Bach, George Fredrick Handel, and Antonio Vivaldi
Newtons law of gravity
9. Classical
1750-1820
Known as the Age of Enlightenment
Composers: Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven
Famous American War?, Printing Press
10. Romantic
1820-1900
Personal Feeling/Emotion
Composers: Claude Debussy, Felix Mendelssohn, and Richard Wagner.
Civil War (1861-1864)
11. Contemporary
1900-Present
Scientific Age
Composers: Arnold Schoenberg, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Charles Ives
Cars, Airplanes, Computers, Medical Advancements, etc.
12. Acrostic
All
Men
Read
Books
Containing
Radical
Characters
13. Timeline
Click here to access the Musical Time Periods time line!
14. How about those numbers?
Starting Year ONLY ONE!!

  • 450

15. 800 16. 1400 17. 1600 18. 1750 19. 1820 20. 1900