1705-09

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Jan 1705

8

  • George Frideric Handel’s opera Almira premiered in Hamburg. Lib. F.C. Feustking

15

  • André Campra’s opera Alcine premiered in Paris. Lib. A. Danchet

16

  • Benedikt Anton Aufschnaiter appointed Kapellmeister at the Passau court by Bishop-Cardinal Johann Philipp von Lamberg succeeding Georg Muffat

24

  • Farinelli aka Carlo Maria Broschi born (Apulia, Italy) Italian castrato singer. Brother of Riccardo Broschi (1698-1756). Died 1782

30

  • Carlo Francesco Pollarolo’s opera Dafni premiered in Venice. Lib. Girolamo Frigimelica Roberti

Feb 1705

2

  • Francesco Gasparini’s opera Il principato custodito dalla frode [The principality secure from fraud], lib. Francesco Silvani, premiered in Venice

5

  • Jean Gilles (37) dies in Toulouse

9

  • Johann Sigismund Kusser’s opera The Man of Mode premiered in London. Lib. George Etherege

12

  • Johann Elias Bach born (Schweinfurt, Germany) German Kantor, tutor to JS Bach’s children. Son of Johann Valentin Bach (1669-1720), brother of Johann Lorenz Bach (1695-1773). Died 1755

20

  • Nicolas Chédeville born (Serez, France) French composer, musette player and maker. Died 1782

25

  • George Frideric Handel’s opera Nero premiered in Hamburg. Lib. F.C. Feustking

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  • Pierre Beauchamp (73) dies in Paris

Mar 1705

26

  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s oratorio S Filippo Neri premiered in Rome. Lib. P. Ottoboni

Apr 1705

3

  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s oratorio S Michaelis Arcangelis cum Lucifer pugna et victoria [St Michael the archangel’s combat and victory over Lucifer] premiered in Rome. Lib. Pullioni

17

  • Johann Paul von Westhoff (c. 48) buried in Weimar

19

  • Francesco Corselli born (Piacenza) Italian composer. Died 1778

20

  • Jakob Greber’s opera The Loves of Ergasto premiered at the opening of the Haymarket Theatre, London. It is the first Italian language opera to be performed in Britain

Jun 1705

13

  • Francesco Durante’s sacred drama Prodigii della divina misericordia verso I devoti del glorioso S Antonio di Padova [prodigies of divine mercy to the devotees of the glorious St. Anthony of Padua] premiered in Naples. Lib. A. Rolandi

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  • Georg Philipp Telemann appointed Kapellmeister to Count Erdmann II of Promnitz

Jul 1705

1

  • Giovanni Andrea Bontempi (c. 80) dies in Brufa, Italy

19

  • Jean-Francois Dandrieu appointed organist at the Church of Saint-Merry, Paris

Aug 1705

5

  • Reinhard Keiser’s opera Octavia premiered in Hamburg. Lib. B. Feind

23

  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s oratorio Il regno di Maria assunta in cielo [the reign of Mary assumed into heaven] premiered in Rome. Lib. P. Ottoboni

Sep 1705

19

  • Marguerite-Antoinette Couperin born (Paris) French harpsichordist, teacher. First female court musician to the King of France. Daughter of François Couperin (1668-1733). Died c.1778

28

  • Johann Peter Kellner born (Gräfenroda, Germany) German composer, organist. Father of Johann Christoph Kellner (1736-1803). Died 1772

Oct 1705

1

  • Johann Joseph Fux appointed Vice-Kapellmeister at St. Stephans cathedral, Vienna

30

  • Carlo Francesco Pollarolo’s opera La fede ne’ tradimenti [faith in treason] premiered in Venice. Lib. Girolamo Gigli

Nov 1705

5

  • Louis-Gabriel Guillemain born (Paris) French composer, violinist. Died 1770

29

  • Michael Christian Festing born (London) English violinist, composer. Died 1752
  • Reinhard Keiser’s opera Die kleinmüthige Selbstmörderinn Lucretia [the faint-hearted suicide Lucretia], lib. Barthold Feind, premiered in Hamburg

Dec 1705

4

  • Robert Shippen succeeds John Newey as Gresham Professor of Music in London, a post he holds until 1710

20

  • Antonio Palomba born (Naples) Italian librettist, poet, harpsichordist, teacher. Wrote more than 50 opera librettos. Died 1769

24

  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s oratorio Abramo, il tuo sembiante premiered in Rome. Lib. S. Stampiglia

1705 (date unknown)

  • Louis Archimbaud born (Carpentras, France) French composer, organist. Organist at Carpentras Cathedral 1727-89. Died 1789
  • *Joseph-Nicolas-Pancrace Royer born (Turin) French composer, harpsichordist, teacher. Died 1755
  • Jean Baptiste Loeillet (of London) moves to London where he uses the name John Loeillet

publications

  • Jean-François Dandrieu’s Livre de Sonates en Trio, a collection of trio sonatas, published in Paris
  • Gaspard Le Roux’s Pièces de clavessin published in Paris
  • Agostino Steffani’s Sonate da camera published in Amsterdam
  • Jean-Baptiste Stuck’s Für das Jahr 1701 published in Paris
  • Antonio Vivaldi’s Suonate da camera a 3 op.1 published in Venice

Jean-François Dandrieu 1682-1738

Jan 1706

16

  • Carlo Francesco Pollarolo’s opera Filippo, re della Grecia [King Philip of Greece] premiered in Venice. Lib. P.G. Barziza

Feb 1706

18

  • Marin Marais’s opera Alcyone premiered in Paris. Lib. A.H. de Lamotte

Mar 1706

2

  • Wilhelm Hieronymus Pachelbel appointed organist at Jacobikirche, Nuremeberg

8

  • Jean-Baptiste Matho’s opera La Fine mouche [the fine fly], lib. Nicolas de Malézieu, premiered in Clagny

9

  • Johann Pachelbel (52) buried in Nuremberg

Apr 1706

6

  • Louis de Cahusac born (Montauban, France) French librettist, playwright. Died 1759

24

  • Giovanni Battista Martini born (Bologna) Italian composer, teacher, musician, theorist. Pupils included Johann Christian Bach and Wolfgang Mozart. Died 1784

Jun 1706

30

  • Jacques Boyvin (c. 57) dies in Rouen

Jul 1706

6

  • Giovanni Battista Bononcini’s opera Endimione premiered in Vienna. Lib. S. Stampiglia

Oct 1706

11

  • Reinhard Keiser’s opera Sueno premiered in Hamburg. Lib. B. Feind

18

  • Baldassare Galuppi born (Venice) Italian composer, harpsichordist, music director. Maestro di Cappella at St Mark’s, Venice 1762-65. Died 1783

22

  • Johann Friedrich Bach baptised (Erfurt, Germany) German organist, teacher. Son of Johann Christoph Bach (1685-1740), brother of Johann Aegidius Bach (1709-1746). Died 1743

26

  • Andreas Werckmeister (60) dies in Halberstadt, Germany

Nov 1706

6

  • William Tans’ur born (Dunchurch, Warwickshire) English hymnwriter, teacher, writer, bookseller. Died 1783

7

  • Carlo Cecere born (Grottole, Italy) Italian composer, violinist, flautist. Died 1761

Dec 1706

2

  • Johann Georg Ahle (55) dies in Mühlhausen

24

  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s Christmas cantata Alcone, ove per queste premiered in Rome, Lib. F.O. Fabbri

1706 (date unknown)

  • Agostino Steffani appointed Bishop of Spiga, Germany

publications

  • André Campra’s Motets sans symphonies et avec symphonies livre quatrième (9 motets) published in Paris
  • Reinhard Keiser’s Componimenti musicali published in Hamburg
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau’s Premier livre de pieces de clavecin published in Paris
  • Jean-Baptiste Stuck’s first book of cantatas published in Paris

Agostino Steffani 1654-1728

Jan 1707

4

  • Francesco Gasparini’s opera Taican re della Cina [Taican King of China], lib. U. Rizzi, premiered in Venice

5

  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s opera Mitridate Eupatore premiered in Venice. Lib. G. Frigimelica Roberti

17

  • Pierre Foucquet succeeds Louis Marchand as organist at the church of Saint-Honoré, Paris

26

  • William Hayes baptised (Gloucester) English composer, organist, singer, conductor. Died 1777

Feb 1707

11

  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s opera Il trionfo della libertà [the triumph of freedom] premiered in Venice. Lib. G. Frigimelica Roberti

25

  • Carlo Goldoni born (Venice) Italian playwright, librettist. Died 1793

Mar 1707

9

  • Attilio Ariosti ‘s operas Marte placato [Mars appeased] & Il Danubio consolato [the Danube consulate] premiered in Vienna. Both libs Pietro Antonio Bernardoni

Apr 1707

10

  • Michel Corrette born (Rouen) French composer, organist, teacher, writer of instruction books. Died 1795

20

  • Johann Christoph Denner (51) dies in Nuremberg

21

  • Attilio Ariosti ‘s opera La gara delle antiche eroine ne’ Campi Elisi [the race of the ancient heroines of the Elysian Fields], lib. Silvio Stampiglia, premiered in Vienna

24

  • JS Bach’s Christ lag in Todesbanden [Christ lay in the bonds of death] for 4 voices, chorus and orchestra premiered in Mülhausen
  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s oratorio Il giardino di rose [the rose garden] premiered in Rome

May 1707

2

  • Jean-Baptiste Barrière born (Bordeaux) French composer, cellist. Died 1747

9

  • Dieterich Buxtehude (69) dies in Lübeck

14

  • António Teixeira baptised (Lisbon) Portuguese composer, singer, chaplain. Died 1759

Jun 1707

26

  • George Frideric Handel’s cantata Armida abbandonata premiered in Rome

29

  • JS Bach resigns from his position as organist at the Neue Kirche, Arnstadt to take up a post at St Blasius, Mühlhausen

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  • Gaspard Le Roux dies in Paris. Birth date unknown. Harpsichordist, composer

Jul 1707

16

  • George Frideric Handel’s Dixit Dominus premiered in Montesanto, Italy

26

  • Giovanni Battista Bononcini’s opera Turno Aricino premiered in Vienna. Lib. S. Stampiglia

29

  • Johann Gottfried Walther resigns from the post of organist at Stadtkirche, Weimar

Aug 1707

4

  • Johann Heinrich Bach born (Ohrdurf, Germany) German organist, kantor, copyist for JS Bach. Son of Johann Christoph Bach (1671-1721), brother of Tobias Friedrich (1695-1768), Johann Bernhard (1700-43), Johann Christoph (1702-56) and Johann Andreas (1713-79) Bach. Died 1783

8

  • Jean-Baptiste Matho’s opera L’Hôte de Lemnos [The Host of Lemnos], lib. Nicolas de Malézieu, premiered in Châtenay, France

20

  • Nicolas Gigault (c. 80) dies in Paris

27

  • Francesco Geminiani joins the Cappella Palatina of Lucca as a violinist

Oct 1707

5

  • Daniel Speer (71) dies in Göppingen , Germany

17

  • JS Bach marries his cousin Maria Barbara Bach in Arnstadt

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  • George Frideric Handel’s opera Rodrigo premiered in Florence. Lib. F. Silvani

Nov 1707

4

  • Antonio Maria Bononcini’s opera La conquista delle Spagne di Scipione Africano il giovane [The conquest of Spain by Scipio Africanus the younger], lib. P.del Nero, premiered in Vienna

13

  • Francesco Gasparini’s opera Anfitrione premiered in Venice. Lib. Apostolo Zeno and Pietro Pariati

20

  • Antonio Caldara’s opera Il selvaggio eroe [the savage hero] premiered in Venice. Lib. G. Frigimelica Roberti

Dec 1707

1

  • Jeremiah Clarke (c. 33) dies in London of a self-inflicted gunshot wound
  • Francesco Gasparini’s opera L’amor generoso [generous love], lib. Apostolo Zeno, premiered in Venice

18

  • Charles Wesley born (Epworth, Lincs) English preacher, hymnwriter. Co-founder of Methodism with brother John (1703-91). Father of Samuel Wesley (1766-1837). Died 1788

24

  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s oratorio Serafini al nostro canto [seraphim to our song] premiered in Rome. Lib. M. Scarabelli

1707 (date unknown)

  • Pietro Domenico Paradisi born (Naples) Italian composer, harpsichordist, teacher. Died 1791
  • *Henry Playford (c. 50) dies in London

publications

  • Tomaso Albinoni’s Concerti a cinque op.5 (12 concertos for quintet) published in Venice
  • Jacques-Martin Hotteterre’s treatise on the flute Principes de la flûte traversière published in Paris
  • Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre’s Pièces de clavecin qui peuvent se jouer sur le viollon 6 sonates for violin and basso continuo published in Paris
  • Franz Xaver Murschhauser’s collection of 34 organ pieces Prototypon longo-breve organicum II published in Nuremberg
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Jan 1708

10

  • Antonio Lotti’s opera Il vincitor generoso [the generous victor], lib. Francesco Briani, premiered in Venice

26

  • William Hayes baptised (Gloucester) English composer, organist, singer, conductor, teacher. Father of Philip Hayes (1738-97). Died 1777

Feb 1708

4

  • JS Bach’s cantata Gott ist mein König [God is My King], BWV 71 premiered in Mühlhausen

8

  • Václav Jan Kopřiva born (Cítoliby, Czech Rep) Czech composer, organist. Father of Karel Blažej Kopřiva (1756-85). Died 1789
  • Giovanni Battista Bononcini’s opera Mario fuggitivo [Mario fugitive] premiered in Vienna. Lib. S. Stampiglia

11

  • Egidio Duni born (Matera, Italy) Italian opera composer, choirmaster. Wrote 16 Italian and 21 French operas. Died 1775

Mar 1708

6

  • André Campra’s opera Hippodamie premiered in Paris. Lib. Pierre-Charles Roy

19

  • Johann Fux’s opera Julo Ascanio, re d’Alba premiered in Vienna. Lib. P.A. Bernardoni

Apr 1708

4

  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s Oratorio per la Passione di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo [oratorio for the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ] premiered in Rome. Lib. P. Ottoboni

6

  • Georg Reutter II aka Johann Adam Joseph Karl Georg Reutter the younger born (Vienna) Austrian composer, organist. Court composer in Vienna from 1731 and Kappelmeister of St Stephen’s from 1738. Son of Georg Reutter I (1656-1738). Died 1772

8

  • George Frideric Handel’s Oratorio per la Resurrezione di Nostro Signor Gesù Cristo [oratorio for the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ] premiered in Rome. Lib. C.S. Capece

21

  • Giovanni Battista Bononcini’s opera Il natale di Giunone festeggiato in Samo [the celebrated birthplace of Juno in Samos] premiered in Vienna. Lib. S. Stampiglia
Handel - La Resurrezione (Virgin Classics)

Handel – La Resurrezione (Virgin Classics)

May 1708

5

  • Johann Adolf Scheibe born (Leipzig) German composer, theorist. Court composer to the Danish court from 1740 to 1747 and then from 1766. Died 1776

19

  • Giacomo Antonio Perti’s opera Il Venceslao, ossia Il fratricida innocente [Wenceslas or the fratricidal innocent] premiered in Bologna. Lib. A. Zeno

Jun 1708

19

  • Johann Gottlieb Janitsch born (Świdnica, Poland) German composer, viol player, music director. Died 1763

21

  • Johann Fux’s opera Pulcheria premiered in Vienna. Lib. P.A. Bernardoni

26

  • JS Bach resigns from his position as organist at St Blasius, Mühlhausen to take up a position at the Weimar court

Jul 1708

14

  • George Frideric Handel’s cantata Aminta e Fillide premiered in Rome

19

  • George Frideric Handel’s Aci, Galatea e Polifemo premiered in Naples

26

  • Attilio Ariosti ‘s opera Amor tra nemici premiered in Vienna
  • Giovanni Battista Bononcini’s opera Li sagrifici di Romolo per la salute di Roma [the sacrifices for the health of Romulus of Rome] premiered in Vienna. Lib. S. Stampiglia

Aug 1708

2

  • Antonio Caldara’s opera Il più bel nome [the most beautiful name] premiered in Barcelona. Lib. P. Pariati

Sep 1708

2

  • George Frideric Handel’s cantata Ah! crudel, nel pianto mio [Ah! cruel, in my tears] premiered in Rome

3

  • Christian Liebe (53) dies in Zschopau, Germany

9

  • George Frideric Handel’s cantata Olinto pastore [pastor Olinto] premiered in Rome

Oct 1708

1

  • John Blow (59) dies in London
  • William Croft appointed composer at the Chapel Royal and organist at Westminster Abbey, succeeding John Blow in both positions
  • John Weldon succeeds John Blow as organist of the Chapel Royal in London

28

  • George Frideric Handel’s cantata Amarilli vezzosa premiered in Rome

Nov 1708

4

  • Carlo Agostino Badia’s opera Ercole, vincitore di Gerione [Hercules, winner of Geryon], lib. Pietro Antonio Bernardoni, premiered in Vienna
  • Nicola Porpora’s opera Agrippina premiered in Naples. Lib. N. Giuvo

19

  • Antonio Lotti’s opera L’inganno vinto della ragione [deceit won the right], lib. Giuseppe Vignola, premiered in Naples

24

  • Antonio Caldara’s opera Sofonisba premiered in Venice. Lib. F. Silvani

28

  • Christoph Graupner’s opera Bellerophon premiered in Hamburg. Lib. Barthold Feind

Dec 1708

1

  • Alessandro Scarlatti appointed maestro di cappella at the court in Naples

24

  • Georg Philipp Telemann appointed Konzertmeister to Duke Johann Wilhelm of Saxe-Eisenach

1708 (date unknown)

  • JS Bach’s Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV 564 & Prelude (Toccata) and fugue in E major, BWV 566 completed
  • Johann Gottfried Walther’s treatise Praecepta der musicalischen Composition completed (unpublished until 1955)

publications

  • André Campra’s Cantates françoises livre premier published in Paris
  • Pierre Dumage’s Premier livre d’orgue published in Paris
  • Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre’s Cantates françoises book 1 published in Paris
  • Johann Mattheson’s XII sonates for flute published in Amsterdam
  • Jean-Baptiste Stuck’s second book of cantatas published in Paris

William Croft 1678-1727

Jan 1709

12

  • Carlo Francesco Pollarolo’s opera Il falso Tiberino [the false Tiberino] premiered in Venice. Lib. P. Pariati

17

  • Agostino Steffani’s opera Tassilone premiered in Düsseldorf. Lib. S.B. Pallavicino

24

  • Dom Bédos de Celles aka François Lamathe Bédos de Celles de Salelles born (Béziers) French organ builder, Benedictine monk. Died 1779

29

  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s opera Il Teodosio premiered in Naples. Lib. V. Grimani

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  • George Frideric Handel’s opera Florindo premiered in Hamburg. Lib. Hinrich Hinsch

Feb 1709

3

  • Giovanni Battista Bononcini’s opera Abdolomino premiered in Vienna. Lib. S. Stampiglia

6

  • Antonio Lotti’s opera Il comando non inteso et ubbidito [the command is not understood and obeyed], lib. Francesco Silvani, premiered in Venice

8

  • Giuseppe Torelli (50) dies in Bologna

12

  • Antonio Lotti’s opera La ninfa Apollo [the nymph Apollo], lib. Francesco de Lemene, premiered in Venice

16

  • Charles Avison baptised (Newcastle-upon-Tyne) English composer, organist, theorist, critic. Died 1770

18

  • Francisco Valls appointed maestro de capilla at Barcelona cathedral

21

  • Reinhard Keiser’s cantata Der vergnügte Elbe-Strohm [the same merry stream] premiered in Hamburg

Mar 1709

19

  • Johann Fux’s opera Il mese di Marzo consacrato a Marte [the month of March consecrated to Mars] premiered in Vienna. Lib. S. Stampiglia
  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s oratorio Il trionfo del valore [the triumph of valour] premiered in Naples

27

  • William Flackton baptised (Canterbury, Kent) English bookseller, publisher, organist, viola player, composer. Died 1798

Apr 1709

9

  • Marin Marais’ opera Sémélé premiered in Paris. Lib. A.H. de Lamotte

14

  • Charles Collé born (Paris) French dramatist, songwriter, writer. Died 1783

May 1709

11

  • Antonio Caldara’s opera L’inimico generoso [the generous enemy] premiered in Bologna. Lib. V. Grimani

24

  • Jean-Baptiste Stuck’s opera Méléagre premiered in Paris. Lib. François-Antoine Jolly

25

  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s opera L’amor volubile e tiranno [fickle and tyrannical love] premiered in Naples. Lib. G.D. Pioli and G. Papis

Jun 1709

20

  • Carlo Agostino Badia’s opera Gli amori di Circe con Ulisse [the affairs of Circe and Ulysses], lib. Giovanni Battista Ancioni, premiered in Dresden

25

  • Francesco Araja born (Naples) Italian composer. Wrote the first opera in Russian (Sila lyubvi i nenavisti – The Power of Love and Hatred). Died c.1765

Jul 1709

3

  • Princess Wilhelmine of Prussia aka Friederike Sophie Wilhelmine born (Berlin) Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, composer, lutenist, music patron. Sister of Frederick the Great. Died 1758

15

  • Attilio Ariosti ‘s opera La Placidia premiered in Vienna. Lib. Pietro Antonio Bernardoni
  • Johann Fux’s opera Gli ossequi della notte [treats of the night] premiered in Vienna. Lib. D. Cupeda

26

  • Reinhard Keiser’s opera Desiderius, König der Longobarden [Desiderius, king of the Lombards] premiered in Hamburg. Lib. B. Feind

Aug 1709

4

  • Johann Aegidius Bach baptised (Erfurt, Germany) German Kantor. Son of Johann Christoph Bach (1685-1740), brother of Johann Friedrich Bach (1706-43). Died 1746

8

  • Hermann Anton Gelinek born (Hořiněves, Czech Rep) German violinist, composer, organist, music director, Premonstratensian monk. Died 1779

27

  • Antonio Caldara’s serenata Chi s’arma di virtù [Those who arm themselves with virtue] premiered in Rome. Lib. A. Fezzoneo

28

  • Alessandro Scarlatti’s serenata Le glorie della Bellezza del Corpo e dell’Anima [the glories and beauty of the body and soul] premiered in Naples. Lib. Giuseppe Papis

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  • Georg Philipp Telemann promoted to Kapellmeister to Duke Johann Wilhelm of Saxe-Eisenach

Oct 1709

12

  • Giovanni Battista Ferrandini born (Venice) Italian composer, oboist. Died 1791

25

  • Georg Gebel the younger born (Wroclaw) German composer, organist, choirmaster. Son of Georg Gebel the elder (1685-1750). Died 1753

Nov 1709

4

  • Antonio Caldara’s opera Il nome più glorioso [the most glorious name] premiered in Barcelona. Lib. Pietro Pariati
  • Francesco Mancini’s opera Engelberta premiered in Naples. Lib Apostolo Zeno and Pietro Pariati

10

  • Francesco Gasparini’s opera La principessa fedele [the true princerss], lib. Agostino Piovene, premiered in Venice

20

  • Antonio Lotti’s opera Ama più chi men si crede [greater she loves when believed], lib. Francesco Silvani, premiered in Venice

22

  • Franz Benda born (Altbenatky, Czech Rep) Czech composer, violinist, singer, concert master. Served Frederick the Great from 1732. Wrote 17 symphonies, 28 concertos and more than 200 sonatas. Brother of Jiří Antonín Benda aka Georg Benda (1722–1795). Died 1786

Dec 1709

1

  • Franz Xaver Richter born (Holešov, Czech Rep) Austro-Czech composer, singer, violinist, conductor, theorist. Works include around 80 symphonies and nearly 40 masses. Died 1789

26

  • George Frideric Handel’s opera Agrippina premiered in Venice. Lib. V. Grimani

1709 (date unknown)

  • *Richard Charke born (London) English violinist, composer, dancing master, baritone singer, playwright. Died 1738
  • Christoph Schaffrath born (Hohenstein, Germany) German composer, harpsichordist. Died 1763
  • *Giovanni Grancino (c. 72) dies in Milan

publications

  • Tomaso Albinoni’s Sonate da chiesa op.4 (6  sonatas for trio) published in Amsterdam
  • Benedikt Anton Aufschnaiter’s Memnon sacer ab oriente op. 5, a collection of psalms published in Augsburg
  • Wolfgang Carl Briegel’s Letzter Schwanen-Gesang published in Giessen
  • Louis-Antoine Dornel’s collection of chamber music Livre de simphonies contenant published in Paris
  • Francesco Manfredini’s Sinfonie da chiesa op.2 (12 symphonies for violin, viola and organ) published in Bologna
  • Giuseppe Torelli’s Concerti grossi con una pastorale per il SS Natale op.8 (12 concertos) published in Bologna
  • Antonio Vivaldi’s op.2 – 12 sonatas for violin and basso continuo published in Amsterdam

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