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Timeline of classical composers

by Paul Virostek

 


Timeline 1 - Renaissance & Baroque period

Featuring the following classical composers: Cipriano De Rore, Giulio Caccini, Gregorio Allegri, Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, Diedrich Buxtehude, Johann Pachelbel, Henry Purcell, Francois Couperin, Tomaso Albinoni, Jeremiah Clarke, Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Georg Philipp Telemann, Jean-Joseph Mouret, George Frideric Händel, Johann Sebastian Bach, Benedetto Marcelo, Francesco Geminiani, Jean-Baptiste Senaille, Sylvius Leopold Weiss, Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Cristoph Willibald Gluck, Georg Matthias Monn, Michal Kazimierz Oginski, Franz Joseph Haydn, Johann Baptist Vanhal.

 

Timeline 2 - Classical period

Featuring the following classical composers: Sylvius Leopold Weiss, Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Georg Matthias Monn, Michal Mazimierz Oginski, Frans Joseph Haydn, Johann Baptist Vanhal, Luigi Boccherini, Carl Stamitz, Dmitry Bortniansky, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Luigi Cherubini, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Niccolo Paganini, Carl Maria von Weber, Gioacchino Rossini, Saverio Mercadante, Aleksander Gribodeyov, Gaetano Donizetti, Franz Peter Schubert, Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges, Vincenzo Bellini, Josef Lanner, Adolphe Adam, Louis Hector Berlioz, Johann Strauss I, Michael Glinka, Felix Mendelssohn

 

Timeline 3 - Romantic period, part 1

Featuring the following classical composers: Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Niccolo Paganini, Carl Maria von Weber, Gioacchino Rossini, Saverio Mercadante, Aleksander Griboyedov, Gaetano Donizetti, Franz Peter Schubert, Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges, Vincenzo Bellini, Josef Lanner, Adolphe Adam, Louis Hector Berlioz, Johann Strauss I, Mikhail Glinka, Felix Meldelssohn, Robert Schumann, Frederic Chopin, Franz Liszt, Guiseppe Verdi, Richard Wagner, Charles-Francois Gounod, Jacques Offenbach, Franz von Suppe, Giovanni Bottesini, Bedrich Smetana, Johann Strauss II, Ludwig Minkus, Luigi Luzzi, Anton Rubinstein, Alexander Borodin, Johannes Brahms, Amilcare Ponchielli, Charles Camille Saint-Saens, Henryk Wieniawski, Leo Delibes, Georges Bizet, Max Bruch, Modest Mussorgsky, Piotr Tchaikovsky, Antonin Leopold Dvorak

 

Timeline 4- Romantic period, part 2

Featuring the following classical composers: Jules Massenet, Edvard Grieg, Pablo de Sarasate, Paolo Tosti, Richard Franz Joseph Heuberger, John Philip Sousa, Anatoly Liadov, Edward William Elgar, Giacomo Puccini, Gustav Mahler, Anton Arensky, Paul Dukas, Alexander Glazunov, Dmitry Allemenov, Vittorio Monti, Alexander Scriabin, Gustav Holst, Ottorini Respighi, Reinhold Gliere, Pavel Chesnokov, George Gershwin

About the author: Paul Virostek travels worldwide recording the sounds of cities and cultures. He shares his collection at airbornesound.com, and writes about his experiences field recording, and sharing sound effects at jetstreaming.org. He is also the author of "Field Recording: from Research to Wrap - An Introduction to Gathering Sound Effects", which was published in 2012.
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