The Timeline is designed to allow users to view the important events in the development of the symphony in their proper historical context.
1750: J.S. Bach dies
1756: W.A. Mozart born
1759: Haydn - Symphony No. 1
1760: Haydn - Symphonies 2-5
1764: Mozart writes his first symphony
1768: Mozart - 'Bastien and Bastienne' produced in Vienna
1770: Ludwig van Beethoven born
1776: Mozart - Haffner Serenade K250
1777: Haydn - Symphony No. 63 'La Roxolane'
1781: Mozart - Idomeneo, opera
1783: Beethoven's first works printed
1788: Mozart - last three symphonies, E flat, G minor, C major 'Jupiter'
1791: Mozart dies
1795: Haydn completes the 12 London symphonies
1797: Franz Schubert born