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ⓘ 1701 in music




                                     

ⓘ 1701 in music

  • Domenico Scarlatti is appointed organist and composer of the vice-regal court in Naples
  • Founding of the Slovenian Philharmonic Society orchestra
  • The semi-opera Acis and Galatea, with music by John Eccles and text by Peter Anthony Motteux, is staged in London.
  • In a competition held in Dorset Gardens, London, for the best musical setting of the masque The Judgement of Paris by William Congreve, John Weldon emerges victorious, with John Eccles second and Daniel Purcell third.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann matriculates in law at the University of Leipzig. In the same year, he meets George Frideric Handel for the first time.
                                     

1. Classical music

  • Duetti da camera, Op.8
  • Tomaso Albinoni – 12 Balletti de Camera, Op. 3
  • Giovanni Bononcini
  • La conversione di Maddalena
  • Giovanni Henrico Albicastro – XII Suonate a tre, due violini et violoncello col basso per lorgano
  • Carlo Ambrogio Lonati – 12 Violin Sonatas
  • Johann Joseph Fux – Concentus Musico-Instrumentalis, Op.1
  • Pieces de viole, Livre II
  • Louis Heudelinne – 3 Suites, Livre 1
  • Michel Richard Delalande – Venite exultemus Domino, S.58
  • Giuseppe Maria Jacchini – Concerti per camera a 3. e 4. strumenti, Op.4
  • Gottfried Finger – 10 Recorder Sonatas, Op.3
  • Marin Marais
  • Domine salvum fac regem lost
  • Charles Dieupart – 6 Suittes
  • Carlo Antonio Marino – 12 Sonatas, Op.6
  • "Auserlesene Instrumentalmusik" Selected Instrumental Music
  • Exquisitioris harmoniae instrumentalis gravi-jucundae
  • Georg Muffat
  • Michelangelo Rossi – Toccata No.14 in C major
  • Domenico Scarlatti – Antra, valles, divo plaudant montes colles
  • Alessandro Scarlatti – Tu sei quella che al nome, H.743
  • Johann Christoph Pez – 12 Sonatas Duplex Genius, Op.1
  • Tomaso Antonio Vitali – Concerto di sonate a violino, violoncello e cembalo, Op.4
  • George Philipp Telemann – Ach Herr, strafe mich nicht, TWV 7:3
  • Sybrandus van Noordt – Sonate per il cimbalo appropriate al flauto & violino
  • Johann Schenck – Scherzi musicali, Op.6
                                     

2. Opera

  • Antonio Caldara
  • Costanza in amor vince linganno Includes arias "Selve Amiche" and "Sebben, Crudele"
  • La Partenope
  • Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco – La purpura de la rosa
  • Reinhard Keiser – Stortebecker und Jodge Michaels
  • Theobaldo di Gatti – Scylla
                                     

3. Theoretical writings

  • Dictionnaire de musique by Sebastien de Brossard.
  • Principes dacoustique et de musique by Joseph Sauveur
  • Johan Georg Ahlens musikalisches Winter-Gesprache by Johann Georg Ahle, on intervals and modes. This is the fourth and final part of Ahles Musikalische Gesprache series of treatises in form of dialogues.
                                     

4. Births

  • January 10 – Johann Caspar Simon, organist and composer died 1776
  • September 22 – Anna Magdalena Bach, second wife of Johann Sebastian Bach, to whom he dedicated several of his works died 1760
  • February 1 – Johan Agrell, German composer and violinist died 1765
  • June 19 – François Rebel, French composer died 1775
                                     

5. Deaths

  • March 10 – Johann Schelle, composer b. 1648
  • October 13 – Andreas Anton Schmelzer, composer b. 1653
  • Servaes de Koninck, composer b. c.1654
  • probable
  • Carolus Hacquart, composer b. c.1640
  • February 15 – Adam Drese, composer and bass viol player b. c.1620