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World of Music Timeline
Get all the miscellaneous stuff in so you at least have 8 events for each time period, then deal with the composers and the events relating to the composers.
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"Bay Pslam Book is printed"
Bach composed "St. John's Passion"
Bach composed St. Matthew's Passion
Bach composed "Mass in B-minor"
John Wesley founds the Methodist Church
Haydn is employed by the Esterhazys
Benjamin Franklin invents the glass harmonica
Music was added as a subject to public school curriculums
Henry Purcell writes His Opera "Dido and Aeneas"
William III and Mary are crowned King and Queen of England
Haydn writes the "The Creation" and "The Imperial Mass"
Mozart receives the Order of the Golden Spur from the Pope
The Louisiana Purchase
The Declaration of Independence is signed
Johannes Nepomuk Maelzel invents the metronome
Joseph Smith founds Mormonism
First telegraph message is transmitted
John Philip Sousa writes "The Stars and Stripes Forever"
The Telephone is invented by Alexander Graham Bell
Anglican Church was founded
Martin Luther nails his 95 Theses to the Wittenberg Church's Door
Johann Gutenberg invents The Printing Press
Henry VII becomes King of England
St. Peter's Cathedral construction begins in Rome
William Shakespeare writes Romeo and Juliet
Michelangelo begins Painting the Sistine Chapel ceiling at the Vatican
Palestrina publishes the "Pope Marcellus Mass"
Leonardo da Vinci Dies
Dowland publishes "The First Booke of Songs or Ayres"
William Shakespeare writes Hamlet
Galileo Galilei discovers the law of gravity
Monteverdi's "Orfeo" is performed
Henry Purcell is born in West- minster, England
Harvard College is founded by Roger Williams
Yale College is founded
The First Piano was built
Handel writes "Saul", "Israel in Egypt", and "Serse"
Handel writes "Samson"
Handel Writes "Judas Maccabaeus"
Medieval Time Period
Renaissance Time Period
Baroque Time Period
Classical Time Period
Romantic Time Period
Classical American Music
Hildegard von Bingen
Giovanni Perluigi de Palestrina
Tomas Luis de Victoria
Johann Sebastian Bach
Franz Joseph Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
George Frederick Handel
Guillaume de Machaut
Josquin des Prez
Council of Trent
World War I
US CIVIL WAR
World War II
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