Timeline of Music Composers
Music history is important for understanding the entire evolution of our recorded sound. The same way that storage played a huge impact on creativity so too was the concept of “coding” the music as readable material. The progress from transcribing music to digital technologies is astonishing.
When studying true music compositional history, not many resources will be as informative as the timeline by Steven Estralla. It dates music composition to early prehistoric findings until modern era. Generally, most music history classes will only go as far as the history of recording technology. The history of transcribing sound and musical instruments gives a more expanded understanding of physical models and tonality.
Click the link below to view the timeline: