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ⓘ 1723 in music




                                     

ⓘ 1723 in music

  • Alessandro Scarlatti begins his last major work, a serenata for the marriage of the prince of Stigliano, which will be left unfinished at his death.
  • Francesco Maria Veracini returns to Florence after a period in Germany.
  • Publication of Opinioni de cantori antichi e moderni by Pier Francesco Tosi.
  • April 13 – Johann Sebastian Bach is given permission to leave Kothen to take up his new appointment from May 5 as cantor and musical director of St. Thomas Church, Leipzig; to obtain the post, he has fended off opposition from several prominent musicians, including Georg Friedrich Kauffmann.
  • July/August – Handel moves to 25 Brook Street, London, the modern-day Handel House Museum.
  • Antonio Vandini and Giuseppe Tartini go into the service of Count Kinsky in Prague.
  • November 2 – J. S. Bachs cantata Hochsterwunschtes Freudenfest, BWV 194 is first performed for dedication of the church and organ at Stormthal.
  • December 26 – J. S. Bachs cantata Darzu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes, BWV 40 is first performed in Leipzig.
                                     

1. Classical music

  • Es ist nichts Gesundes an meinem Leibe, BWV 25
  • Wer mich liebet, der wird mein Wort halten, BWV 59
  • Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227
  • Erforsche mich, Gott, und erfahre mein Herz, BWV 136
  • Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwolfe, BWV 22
  • Magnificat in E-flat major, BWV 243a
  • Die Himmel erzahlen die Ehre Gottes, BWV 76
  • Attilio Ariosti – Caio Marzio Coriolano
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft, BWV 50
  • Fugue in C major, BWV 953
  • Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele, BWV 69a
  • Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 190
  • O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 60
  • Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn, BWV 23
  • Es reiSet euch ein schrecklich Ende, BWV 90
  • Warum betrubst du dich, mein Herz, BWV 138
  • Argre dich, o Seele, nicht, BWV 186
  • Hochsterwunschtes Freudenfest, BWV 194
  • Sehet, welch eine Liebe, BWV 64
  • Preise, Jerusalem, den Herren, BWV 119
  • Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht mit deinem Knecht, BWV 105
  • Inventions and Sinfonias, BWV 772-801
  • Bringet dem Herrn Ehre seines Namens, BWV 148
  • Ihr Menschen, ruhmet Gottes Liebe, BWV 167
  • Du sollt Gott, deinen Herren, lieben, BWV 77
  • Jean-Marie Leclair – 12 Violin Sonatas, Op. 1
  • La Gamme et Autres Morceaux de Symphonie inc. Sonnerie de Ste-Genevieve du Mont-de-Paris
  • Marin Marais
  • John Loeillet – 6 Suites of Lessons for the Harpsichord
  • Antonio Caldara – La concordia de pianeti
  • Louis-Antoine Dornel – Concerts de simphonies
  • 29 Partite sopra l’aria della Folia
  • Primo e Secondo Libro di Toccate per Cembalo
  • Alessandro Scarlatti
  • Georg Philipp Telemann
  • Overture-Suite in C major, TV 55:C3 "Wassermusik"
  • Hamburger Admiralitatsmusik Hamburg Admiralty Music
  • Siehe, es hat uberwunden, TWV 1:1328 attributed to J.S. Bach as BWV 219
  • Giovanni Battista Somis – 12 Violin Sonatas, Op. 2
  • Concerto a 8 in G major
  • Proh, quos criminis, ZWV 172
  • Antonio Vivaldi – The Four Seasons approximate date
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka
                                     

2. Opera

  • Giovanni Bononcini – Erminia
  • Francesco Feo – Morano e Rosina
  • François Colin de Blamont – Les Festes grecques et romaines
  • Ottone
  • Flavio
  • George Frideric Handel
  • Adelaide
  • Imeneo in Atene
  • Nicola Porpora
  • Leonardo Leo – La’mpeca scoperta
  • Pietro Torri – Griselda
  • Antonio Vivaldi – Ercole sul Termodonte, RV 710
                                     

3. Births

  • Pascal Taskin, harpsichord and piano maker died 1793
  • December 22 – Carl Friedrich Abel, composer died 1787
  • November 9 – Princess Anna Amalia of Prussia, composer died 1787
  • date unknown
  • Francesco Uttini, conductor and composer died 1795
  • April 25 – Giovanni Marco Rutini, composer died 1797
                                     

4. Deaths

  • August 21 – Dimitrie Cantemir, prince and polymath born 1673
  • February 7 – Carlo Francesco Pollarolo, composer born c. 1653
  • September 23 – William Babell, organist and composer born 1690