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ⓘ 1705 in music




                                     

ⓘ 1705 in music

  • Alessandro Scarlatti notes that he has written 88 operas in the past 23 years.
  • The earliest fandango melody is recorded in the anonymous Libro de diferentes cifras de guitarra.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach travels to Lubeck to hear Dieterich Buxtehude perform.
  • William Croft marries Mary George.
  • Jean-Fery Rebel joins Les Vingt-quatre Violons du Roi.
                                     

1. Classical music

  • Sonata in A minor, BWV 967
  • Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 549
  • Fantasia in C major, BWV 570
  • Suite in A minor, BWV 818
  • Sonata in A minor, BWV 965
  • Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 739
  • Suite in G minor, BWV 822
  • Sonata in C major, BWV 966
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Johann Michael Bach – Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ formerly attributed to JS Bach, BWV 723
  • Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV 535a
  • Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 533
  • Prelude in A minor, BWV 569
  • Prelude in G major, BWV 568
  • Overture in F major, BWV 820
  • François Couperin
  • Dietrich Buxtehude – Prelude in G minor, BuxWV 150
  • Antonio Caldara – Kyrie in A minor
  • 7 Versets du motet compose de lordre du roy, 1705
  • François Campion – Nouvelles decouvertes Sur la Guitarre
  • Sebastien de Brossard – Samson trahi par Dalila
  • Mottets à voix seule, deux et trois parties et symphonies
  • Friedrich Nicolaus Brauns – St Mark Passion formerly attributed to Reinhard Keiser
  • Chaconne in G major, HWV 442
  • Gavotte in G major, HWV 491
  • Jean Gilles – Requiem
  • Air in A major, HWV 468
  • Michel Richard Delalande – Mottets de Monsieur de La Lande
  • George Frideric Handel
  • Johann Pachelbel – Toccata in C major, P.455-6
  • Alessandro Scarlatti – Solitudini amene, bersaglio dempia sorte, H.664
  • Georg Philipp Telemann – Ich hebe meine Augen auf zu den Bergen, TWV 7:17
  • Gaspard Le Roux – Pieces de clavessin
  • Antonio Vivaldi – 12 Trio Sonatas, Op.1
  • Johann Kuhnau – Gott sei mir gnadig
  • Antonio Lotti – Duetti, terzetti, e madrigali a più voci
  • John Christopher Pepusch – 6 Record Sonatas, Op.1
                                     

2. Opera

The following operas were composed:

  • Antioco
  • Francesco Gasparini
  • Tomaso Albinoni – LEraclea
  • Ambleto
  • Antonio Caldara – LArminia
  • Thomas Clayton, Nicola Haym, & Charles Dieupart – Arsinoe, Queen of Cyprus, produced at the Drury Lane Theatre in London
  • George Frideric Handel – Almira, premiered in Hamburg
  • Il Sedecia, re di Gerusalemme
  • Reinhard Keiser – Octavia or Die romische Unruhe, oder Die edelmuhtige Octavia
  • Alessandro Scarlatti
  • Alle Troiane antenne, H.30
                                     

3. Births

  • Nicola Sabatino, composer died 1796
  • De: Johann Elias Bach January 24 – Farinelli, celebrated castrato died 1782
  • February 20 – Nicolas Chedeville, composer, musette player and maker died 1782
  • date unknown
  • Louis Archimbaud, organist and composer died 1789
  • September 19 – Marguerite-Antoinette Couperin, French harpsichordist died 1778
  • November 5 – Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer and violinist died 1770
  • September 28 – Johann Peter Kellner, organist and composer died 1772
  • November 29 – Michael Christian Festing, violinist and composer died 1752
  • probable – Joseph-Nicolas-Pancrace Royer, composer and harpsichordist died 1755
                                     

4. Deaths

  • probable – Giovanni Battista Rogeri, luthier born c. 1650
  • February – Pierre Beauchamp, dancer, choreographer and composer born 1631
  • April 17 – Johann Paul von Westhoff, violinist and composer born 1656
  • December 1 – Jeremiah Clarke, composer born c. 1674
  • June 13 – Nicholas Staggins, composer, Master of the Kings Musick
  • February 5 – Jean Gilles, composer born 1668