History of Classical Music


February 2, 2003

Changed Subtopics to numerical list to aid in completion of worksheets; added and update new links.

November 23, 2002

Fixed numerous bad links; added Classical News Feed; added and updated new links for jazz musicians and instruments; added translation box again.

November 2, 2002

Fixed occasional spelling errors; fixed bad links; added Edunet award.

October 20, 2002

Added "Custom 404 Page Not Found" feature, including one click reporting.

September 8, 2002

Restored links to Sheetmusic Plus! Added many other links to Sheetmusic Plus!

September 7, 2002

Removed all dead links to BMVS book and CD store, and to Sheetmusic Plus!

August 31, 2002

Modified all bottom navigation bars; expanded webrings to each category; submitted site to numerous webrings; updated accurate page names for Hitbox. Started verifying page names, descriptions, and keywords. Removed GMN.com links and content.

July & August, 2002

Moved HyperMusic to new server (twice). Created redirection pages from Crosswinds and SPP sites. Added hypermusic.ca domain. Added & expanded Teacher section, including concert band specific information. Resubmitted site to search engines.

March 23, 2001

Integrated GMN.com links and content into HyperMusic.

December 3, 2000

Updated Webrings (2 moves to Ringsurf) and added Edhelper to links.

November 11, 2000

Revised Teacher page and small changes elsewhere.

October 22, 2000

Revised Webmaster page.

October 1, 2000

Added Links pages for Jazz and Instruments.

September, 2000

Added new domain name: www.hypermusichistory.com.

September 22, 2000

Completed bug fix from July.

August, 2000

Added more pages to Jazz Section; Added Instrument Section to the HyperMusic family.

July 16, 2000

Completed first set of pages in Jazz Section; updated WhatUSeek search to reflect added jazz section.

July 11, 2000

Fixed bugs stopping users with IE4 from viewing information in main history pages properly. (Thanks to J. Simon van der Walt for bringing them to my attention.)

July, 2000

Added Jazz Section to the growing HyperMusic family.

June 7, 2000

Updated online store to include sheet music and instruments; added Karadar, GMN, and Good-ear.com to related links and teacher pages.

May 16, 2000

Added MP3s and RealAudio samples to Medieval sacred, Baroque instrumental, Classical symphony and vocal, Romantic symphony, Twentieth impressionist and neo-classicist.

April 11, 2000

Added lesson plans to For Teachers; reorganized Teachers section; added survey and poll.

April 10, 2000

Added Liftoff! Award to Accolades.

April 3, 2000

Added ArtPro award and Advocate Article to Accolades; added HitBox counter and SheetMusic.com affiliation; removed Listbot, Guestbook, and Recommend-a-site due to lack of use; added Evolution of HyperMusic - History.

March 23, 2000

Added composer pages: Corelli, Stravinsky, Clara Schumann, Tallis, Glass, Ockeghem, Cage, Britten, and Schubert.

March 22, 2000

Added "Portrait Gallery of Classical Composers" to Related Links; added "Free Sheet Music" to For Teachers; added new composer pages: Schutz, Tchaikovsky, Bruckner, and Schoenberg.

March 21, 2000

Updated all (I hope) pages with new logo. Added new composer pages: Berlioz, Vivaldi.

March 20, 2000

Created new HyperMusic logo. Added new composer pages: Liszt, Purcell, and J.C. Bach. Added EDUMUS Webring.

March 14, 2000

Added Early Music Network to links page.

March 13, 2000

Added Webmaster page. Added more awards to Accolades page. Small update to Teacher's page.

March 3, 2000

Added Accolades page.

March 1, 2000

Added Go.com translation service to main page.

February 28, 2000

New links and another Webring (Music Learning).

February 25, 2000

Added Academia and Student Resource Web Rings.

February 24, 2000

Added Early Music Network and Madrigals/Renaissance Music webrings. Added Lory Werths MIDI to Links.

February 22, 2000

Integrated Guestbook and FreeForAll Page into unified look (using iframes). Over 60 visitors yesterday! Added META tags to all pages. Registered with RASCi and SafeSurf.

February 2-16, 2000

Completely redesigned site: eliminated frames; new internal structure; unified style; implemented style sheets; text-driven menu (faster loading & more precise). New Dynamic HTML Splash page. Reorganized and incorporated Composer's Links into Related Links page. Reorganized WebRing Page, including adding "The Rail." Reorganized & unified About this site. Tied Online store to HyperMusic-History content more closely -- numerous links to specific CDs, books and videos.

February 1, 2000

Added Online store from UBrandIt. Now buy CDs, Books, and Videos from me! Updated main page and menu to reflect new choices.

January 26, 2000

Complete rewrite/redesign of introduction/help page. (More use of styles, and better organization.)

January 25, 2000

Added Listbot Email list.

January 18, 2000

Added Intrasearch Site Search and Composer's Links Page.

January 17, 2000

Redesigned and updated Composers Page; updated SiteMap to reflect new composer structure.

January 16, 2000

Added "Recommend a site" and "Free for all Links" from www.hostedscripts.com; updated links page to reflect new ffal and new menu system; updated index re: new sections and "new/updated" buttons.

January 13, 2000

Completed Web Ring subscriptions & moved all to Web Ring page; Added new URL: www.musichistory.is-online.net; updated "About this Site" page to current year, menu and email address; minor redesign of "Introduction & Help"; added Crosswinds credit and buttons to Intro and About pages.

January 11, 2000

Streamlined, revised, and standardised coding for Middle Ages and Renaissance subtopics, incl. sitemeter and menu revision. (Sitemeter revision allows me to better track how this site is used.)

January 10, 2000

Added "Splash" page.

January 4, 2000

Continued revision of menus, sitemeter locations, etc. Updated frame menu to include WebRings and SiteMap. Added WebRing page.

December 30, 1999

Streamlined, revised, and standardised coding for main topics incl. sitemeter and menu revision; revised frame menu; revised Updates page; Added Sitemap.

December 16, 1999

Added "Updates" section, Timestamp 'Bot; revised main page; added HyperMusic--History to Allegro search site.

December 15, 1999

Added "For Teachers" section; revised frame menu.

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