TIMELINE OF WORLD HISTORY
 

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  Classical Music Timeline

Instruments Through the Ages

Classical Music History

Composers and Masterworks
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Introduction
 
 
 
  The Middle Ages and the Renaissance
 
   
Adam De La Halle
Agricola Alexander
Agricola Martin
Amati Andrea
Ammerbach Elias

Arbeau Thoinot

Arcadelt Jacques
Beaujoyeulx Balthasar
Binchois Gilles
Busnois Antoine
Byrd William
Cabezon Antonio
Calvisius Sethus
Cavalieri Emilio
Ciconia Johannes
Corteccia
Francesco
Costeley Guillaume
Desprez Josquin
Dowland John
Dufay
Guillaume
Dunstable
John
Encina Juan
Festa Costanzo
Firenze Giovanni
Forster Georg

Gabrieli Andrea
Gabrieli Giovanni
Gaffurius Franchinus
Galilei Vincenzo
Gesualdo Carlo
Gibbons Orlando
Hildegard von Bingen
Hofhaimer Paul
Infantas Fernando
Isaac Heinrich
Janequin Clement
Judenkunig Hans
Landini Francesco
Leonin
Lassus Orlande
Machaut Guillaume
Marenzio Luca
Morley Thomas
Negri Cesare
Obrecht Jakob
Ockeghem Johannes

Padova Marchetto
Palestrina
Giovanni
Paumann Conrad

Penalosa Francisco
Perotin
the Great
Perugia Matteo
Reuenthal Neidhart
Rore Cipriano
Schlick Arnolt
Senfl Ludwig
Tallis Thomas
Taverner John
Tomkins Thomas
Vecchi Orazio
Ventadorn Bernart
Verdelot Philippe
Victoria Tomás
Vitry
Philippe
Walter Johann
Wert Giaches
Willaert Adrian
     
     
     
  The Baroque Era
 
   
Albinoni Tomaso
Allegri Gregorio
Arne Thomas Augustine
Bach Johann Sebastian
Banchieri Adriano
Biber Heinrich
Blow John
Boyce William
Bull John

Buxtehude Dietrich
Caccini Giulio
Cambert Robert
Campion Thomas
Carissimi Giacomo
Cavalli Francesco
Cesti Marc' Antonio
Charpentier Marc-Antoine
Clarke Jeremiah
Corelli Arcangelo
Couperin Francois
Grigny Nicolas
Croft William
Cruger Johann
De Lalande Michel-Richard
Eccard Johannes
Ferrabosco Alfonso the elder
Ferrabosco Alfonso the younger

Frescobaldi Girolamo

Froberger Johann Jakob
Fux Johann Joseph
Gagliano Marco
Gasparini Francesco
Galilei Vincenzo
Geminiani Francesco

Giustini Lodovico
Hammerschmidt Andreas
Handel George Frederick
Hasse Johann Adolph
Hassler Hans
Humfrey Pelham
Keiser Reinhard
Kerll Johann Caspar
Krieger Adam
Kuhnau Johann
Lebegue Nicolas
Legrenzi Giovanni
Locke Matthew
Lully Jean Baptiste
Mace Thomas
Marais Marin
Marazzoli Marco
Marini Biagio
Mattheson Johann
Monteverdi Claudio
Pachelbel Johann
Pepusch Johann
Peri Jacopo
Porpora Nicola
Praetorius Michael
Purcell Henry
Quantz Johann Joachim
Rameau Jean Philippe
Richter Franz Xaver
Scarlatti Alessandro
Scarlatti Domenico
Scheidt Samuel
Schein Johann Hermann
Schutz Heinrich
Stobaus Johann
Sweelinck Jan
Tartini Giuseppe
Telemann Georg Philipp
Theile Johann
Torelli Giuseppe
Viadana Lodovico Grossi
Vivaldi Antonio
Walther Johann Gottfried
Zipoli Domenico
     
     
     
  The Classical Era
 
   
Auber Daniel-François-Esprit
Bach Carl Philipp Emanuel
Bach Wilhelm Friedemann
Franz Berwald
Boccherini Luigi
Boieldieu Francois-Adrien
Cherubini Luigi
Cimarosa Domenico
Clementi Muzio
Dussek Jan Ladislav
Field John
Galuppi Baldassare
Gossec Francois-Joseph
Gluck Christoph Willibald
Gretry Andre
Haydn Franz Joseph
Hummel Johann Nepomuk
Jommelli Niccolo
Mehul Etienne-Nicolas
Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart Leopold
Muthel Johann Gottfried
Paisiello Giovanni
Pergolesi Giovanni Battista
Quantz Johann Joachim
Piccini Nicola
Pleye lIgnace Joseph
Salieri Antonio
Sammartini Giovanni Battista
Schubert Franz
Soler Vicente Martin
Stamitz Johann
Daniel Steibelt
Viotti Giovanni Battista
     
     
     
  The Romantic Era
 
   
Adam Adolphe
Arriaga Juan
Barnett John
Beethoven Ludwig van
Bellini Vincenzo
Berlioz Hector
Bishop Henry Rowley
Bizet Georges
Boito Arrigo
Borodin Aleksandr
Brahms Johannes
Bruckner Anton
Chopin Frederic
Czerny Carl
Cui Cesar
Donizetti Gaetaho
Flotow Friedrich
Franz Robert
Glinka Mikhail
Gounod Charles
Fromental Halevy Fromental
Kjerulf Halfdan
Kreutzer Konradin
Lanner Joseph
Lesueur Jean-François
Liszt Franz
Loewe Karl
Lortzing Albert
Marschner Heinrich
Massenet Jules
Mendelssohn Felix
Meyerbeer Giacomo
Millocker Karl
Mussorgsky Modest
Offenbach Jacques
Nicolai Otto
Paganini Nicolo
Rimsky-Korsakov Nikolai
Rossini Gioachino
Rubinstein Anton
Schumann Robert
Spohr Louis
Spontini Gaspare
Strauss Johann I
Strauss Johann II
Sullivan Arthur
Tchaikovsky Peter Ilich
Verdi Giuseppe
Vieuxtemps Henri
Volkmann Robert
Wagner Richard
Weber Carl Maria von
Zingarelli Nicola
     
     
     
  The Romantic Legacy
 
   
Albeniz Isaac 
Balakirev Mily
Bristow George Frederick
Bruch Max
Busoni Ferruccio
Chabrier Emmanuel
Coleridge-Taylor Samuel
D’Albert Eugen
Debussy Claude
Delibes Leo
D'Indy Vincent
Dukas Paul
Duparc Henri
Dvorak Antonin
Elgar Edward
Franck Cesar

Ernest Chausson
Falla Manuel
Faure Gabriel
Glazunov Alexander
Goldmark Karl
Gomes Antonio Carlos
Gottschalk Louis
Grieg Edward
Granados Enrique
Joachim Joseph
Kienzl Wilhelm
Lalo Edouard
Leoncavallo Ruggero
MacDowell Edward
Mahler Gustav
Mascagni Pietro
Nielsen Carl
Paderewski Ignace
Paine John Knowles
Parry Hubert
Pedrell Felipe
Pfitzner Hans
Ponchielli Amilcare
Puccini Giacomo
Ravel Maurice
Reger Max
Saint-Saens Camille
Sarasate Pablo
Satie Eric
Scriabin Alexander
Sgambati Giovanni
Sibelius Jean
Sinding Christian
Smetana Bedrich
Stanford Charles
Strauss Richard
Suppe Franz
Waldteufel Emile
Weingartner Felix
Widor Charles Marie
Wieniawski Henri
Williams Vaughan
Wolf Hugo
     
     
     
  The Modern Age

 
   
   
     
     
     
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Mozart  -  Paganini  -  Puccini  -  Schubert
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