Medieval to 20th Century Music
Composers You Should Listen To
Just starting out to explore the hundreds of notable composers from various periods of history? Then check out these selected composers and their representative works that will give you an idea of how music has evolved through the centuries.
Composers You Should Listen to (part 2)
Begin your journey into Classical and Romantic music by reading the lives and listening to the works of these selected composers.
Composers You Should Listen to (part 3)
Start exploring the innovative music of the 20th century by getting to know these composers and the remarkable works they left behind.
Composers/music You Should Listen to (part 4)
Discover other genres of music from various parts of the globe.
More information on the fugue, its elements and composers who wrote fugues.
The Beginning of Polyphony
Tracing back when and how polyphony began.
The Rise of Secular Music
More information about secular music.
Music Forms/Styles of the Renaissance
Historical events that shaped music forms during the Renaissance.
Music Forms/Styles of the Baroque Period
Explores the various music forms and styles popular during the Baroque period.
Music of the Classical Period
Musical styles and forms of the Classical period.
Music of the Romantic Period
Music forms, styles and composers of the Early Romantic period.
Music of the 20th Century
More information on the music forms, styles and composers of the 20th century.
The Different "isms" of Music
Through the years, various artistic movements have emerged and evolved. These movements encompass various art mediums, including music.
Schools of Music
From the 12th century onwards, there have been various schools of music that emerged and evolved.
The Medieval and Renaissance Periods
There are six periods of music as classified by music historiographers, each period has a particular style and greatly contributed to what music is today. Here we will focus on the music of the Medieval and Renaissance periods.
The Role of Music and Composers
Learn more about the duties and responsibilities of composers during the Baroque and Classical periods, and other pertinent information.
Music Forms and Composers
Learn more about the different music forms and how the role of composers changed during the Romantic Period.
Music, Instruments and Innovations
Music during the 20th century brought about many innovations on how music was performed and appreciated. Learn more about the music, instruments, innovations and changes in the role of composers during the 20th century.
Music from 1945 Onwards
Find out the various music genres that emerged from the 1945 onwards and the musicians who contributed to genres like jazz and rock.