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ⓘ 1710 in music




                                     

ⓘ 1710 in music

  • April 18 – Probable date of the premiere of Johann Sebastian Bachs St Mark Passion pastiche at the chapel of Wilhelmsburg Castle two movements by Bach.
  • In Britain, the Academy of Vocal Music is founded by Johann Christoph Pepusch and others.
                                     

1. Classical music

  • Premier livre dorgue contenant deux suites
  • Cantates françoises, Book 1
  • Louis-Nicolas Clerambault
  • Georg Frideric Handel – incidental music for The Alchemist
  • Johann Christian Schickhardt
  • Jean Baptiste Loeillet of Ghent – 12 Recorder Sonatas, Op. 1
  • Michel de la Barre – Pieces pour la flûte traversiere, Livre 1
  • Johann Pachelbel – Magnificat Fugue, P.268
  • 6 Oboe Sonatas, Op. 8
  • Johann Schenk – Lecho du Danube, Op.9
  • 6 Sonatas à 4, Op. 14
  • 7 Recorder Sonatas, Op. 1
  • Johann Christoph Pepusch – 6 English Cantatas, Book 1
  • Giuseppe Valentini – Concerto a Quattro Violini 12 concerti grossi, Op. 7 Rome
  • Jean Baptiste Senaille – 10 Violin Sonatas, Op. 1
                                     

2. Opera

  • Antonio Maria Bononcini – Tigrane, re dArmenia
  • Floriano Arresti – Lenigma disciolta
  • Johann Mattheson – Boris Goudenow
  • Andre Campra – Les Fêtes venitiennes
  • Pietro Paolo Laurenti – Sabella mrosa dTruvlin
                                     

3. Births

  • January 4 – Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, composer, violinist and organist died 1736
  • Thomas Gladwin, organist and composer died 1799
  • April 12 – Caffarelli, castrato singer died 1783
  • George Alexander Stevens, actor, poet and songwriter died 1780
  • Anton Joseph Hampel, horn player died 1771
  • James Oswald, composer and music publisher died 1769
  • March 27 – Joseph Abaco, violoncellist and composer died 1805
  • March 12 – Thomas Arne, composer died 1778
  • Giovanni Battista Ferrandini, composer died 1791
  • date unknown
  • November 22 – Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, eldest son of Johann Sebastian Bach died 1784
                                     

4. Deaths

  • July 8 – Juan Garcia de Salazar, choral composer b. 1639
  • May 10 – Georg Dietrich Leyding, organist and composer born 1664
  • Charles Mouton, composer and lutenist born c. 1626
  • June 14 – Johann Friedrich Alberti, German composer and organist born 1642
  • Gaspar Sanz, priest and composer born 1640
  • November 22 – Bernardo Pasquini, composer born 1637
  • September 26 – Cardinal Vincenzo Grimani, opera librettist
  • date unknown
  • probable
  • Rosa Giacinta Badalla, Benedictine nun and composer born c.1660
  • Camilla de Rossi, composer
  • Marcus Meibomius, historian of music born c. 1630